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Apple's Siri saved toddler's life

posted Jun 8, 2016, 9:02 PM by Barny CK

Now here's why you should keep your Siri or Cortana feature turned on at all times. A mother in Cairns, Australia called an ambulance via Siri when her one year old daughter stopped breathing. Stacey Gleeson went to check on her baby Giana after noticing she had turned blue on the baby monitor. In a moment of panic, she dropped her phone on the floor and hurried to perform CPR on baby Giana. With her hands full and phone out of reach, she shouted to Siri to call the ambulance on speakerphone. She was then able to successfully communicate the family's address before paramedics arrived. By the time the ambulance arrived, Giana was breathing again. The child have since made a full recovery and doctors have told Ms. Gleeson there was no lasting damage. The incident happened in March but the story has now gone viral after Ms. Gleeson contacted Apple to express her gratitude.

She said, "As cheesy as it sounds, I wanted to say thank you. I've only had the phone since the start of the year. I had played around with Siri, I thought it was a fun feature. Now I have that feature turned on all the time and it will never be turned off again."