Filmmaker pits iPhone voice-command feature against his real-life assistant

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Casey Neistat, his new iPhone 4S and his assistant, Thurman.

There are few people out there who wouldn't want the new iPhone 4S. Aside from all the new specifications, what's really got everyone's attention is Siri, the new voice command system that allows you to control practically every single function on the phone with just your voice. From dictating emails to finding a restaurant, everything can be executed with just a simple utterance, just like a real personal assistant… right?

Well, to put that claim to the test, Casey Neistat, filmmaker and creator of the 2003 viral hit iPod's Dirty Secret, pitted his new iPhone 4S against Thurman, his real-life, real-human assistant. Neistat puts the pair through a series of tests all centered around helping Casey patch things up with his girlfriend.

Although the phone triumphs when it comes to sending messages and making plans, Thurman holds his own with the ability to get certain things done with good old fashioned gophering. 

in the end, Siri can do a whole lot. Just don't ask if it loves you.