By Nancy C. Muir

Siri can do more for you through your iPad than most people know. If you have an automobile equipped with Car Play, you can even use it to give commands to play iTunes Radio and more. Here are some useful sample commands for using Siri, iPad’s personal assistant:

Command App/Source
Call Mom Facetime
Launch Notes App Launching
Tell Tom to meet me at the library Messages
Schedule a meeting for tomorrow at 9 am Calendar
How do I get home from here? Maps
Who won the World Series in 1932? Sports
Tweet my location Twitter
Post the picture I just took to Facebook Facebook
Find a good Italian restaurant in my area Web
Play “As Time Goes By” Music
Remind me to pick up milk when I leave the office Reminders
Will it be sunny today? Weather
Email John about the meeting next Wednesday Mail
What is the price of gold? Stocks
Wake me up tomorrow at 6 am Clock
What is my phone number? Contacts
Make a note about a new idea for a recipe Notes
Where can I find Alicia? Find My Friends
Define solipsistic WolframAlpha, Bing, or Wikipedia
Play iTunes Radio Jazz channel iTunes Radio