Hacker News new | comments | show | ask | jobs | submit login

>5. Setting timers and alarms. Put a pizza in the oven, then "timer, 15 minutes", and I get an alert when it's done.

Funny thing is that there are timers, alarms, AND reminders. All with different quirks.

* Timers: "Set timer for 10 minutes." Ignore the mute switch, but you can only have one at a time.

* Alarms: "Set alarm for 10 minutes." Ignore the mute switch, but don't get cleaned up automatically.

* Reminders: "Set a reminder for 10 minutes". Prompts for subject. Muted by mute switch. Require confirmation.

It's very odd from a naive perspective that the same basic commands works so differently due to slightly different wording.




Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | DMCA | Apply to YC | Contact

Search: