As far as its basic operation goes, Siri works just the same on the Mac as it does on other devices.
You click the purple icon in the top right-hand corner, instead of holding a button, before speaking into your Mac's microphone.
A word of warning, though: be sure to check out Sierra's system requirements before you hit the download button, as they are notably more taxing than what has gone before.
Here are the Mac models that are compatible with mac OS Sierra: Over six months ago, we swore off mac OS 10.12 Sierra in favor of the formidable mac OS 10.13 High Sierra.
For example, she repeatedly failed to distinguish the difference between questions based around the country Wales, and ones about whales.
Apps that currently support tabs let you activate tabs using the View menu.Apple tends to release new versions of mac OS with a "tick, tock" cadence.Back in 2009 it followed up OS X 10.5 Leopard, which introduced hundreds of new features and improvements, with Snow Leopard – a performance-focused update.It repeated the trick with Sierra's predecessor, OS X 10.11 El Capitan, which was basically a much faster version of Yosemite with a few new multitasking features baked in for good measure.It also makes a clear attempt at swinging the focus back to new functionality and features, rather than performance.You're given a five second window before Siri gives you what can only be described as a digital nudge and reminds you of what phrases you can ask.You can also retrieve a list of actions that Siri can perform by simply asking, "What can you do? Some are basic, such as asking Siri to open a folder on the Mac or launch an app.Those results include images pulled from the web, which appear as thumbnails along the right-hand edge.Siri can also retrieve other information as part of searches, including maps results, location data and user reviews courtesy of Yelp.Sierra places a firm focus on usability while allowing you to be more productive on the desktop - especially so if you use your Mac in conjunction with Apple's mobile devices.Whether you're clasping a shiny new i Phone X or Apple Watch 3 in your hand, Apple wants to make you feel like your investments are more than the sum of their parts.