Use Your iPhone and Siri As a Pokédex

on October 20, 2013 1:52 PM

Are you a fan of Pokémon and an own of an iPhone? It just so happens that Siri uses Wolfram Alpha, a computational knowledge engine, to help answer all your Pokémon questions. It works by allowing the software to pull specific answers to specific questions without providing you a list of Googled websites to comb through; and it just just so happens that Wolfram Alpha added a massive amount of Pokémon facts to its database.

Simply activate Siri by giving it a Pokémon command like, “Search Pikachu,” or “What type of Pokémon is Pikachu?” as a result Siri will audibly reply, “The answer is electric.” But it doesn’t stop there, Siri and Wolfram can also find facts like a specific Pokémon’s weight and footprint appearance.

Unfortunately, Wolfram Alpha currently only has data for the first five generations of Pokémon, but generation six, the X & Y generation, will most likely be added soon.

Check out the gallery below to see the equation the website used to graph everyone’s favorite Pokémon and more.

 /  Staff Writer
Former genius and a woman of mystery and power, whose power is exceeded only by her mystery, Dana Abercrombie has been playing video games since birth (yes birth...we did say "genius"). Despite her secret desire of wanting to give it all up to become a gorgeous billionaire, Dana is most passionate about video games and films often times getting in many heated debates resulting in being thrown out of many gatherings. Despite having a degree in English AND Journalism (multi-tasking FTW!) from the University at Albany-SUNY, she is currently interested in perusing a degree at Yale Law School, because one should never give up on a dream of becoming a gorgeous billionaire...and knowing how to sue someone as a result of those heated debates