Let's be honest: it was never going to last, was it? Much to the disappointment of Nokia fans, Windows Phone users, probably most Android users... OK, pretty much everyone who doesn't use iOS, Siri is no longer telling anyone who asks that the Nokia Lumia 900 is the best smartphone ever.
In a cruel twist of circumstances, the Lumia 900's current pre-eminence thanks to its subsidised launch in the US has hit the right buttons for analytical search engine Wolfram Alpha, which Siri uses to answer all those inane and largely pointless questions she gets hit with all day long.
And according to Wolfram Alpha, based on average review score, the Lumia 900 is the best phone around.
It's all in good fun, of course, but the whole thing does illustrate nicely one of the biggest issues with Siri and similar voice assistants: getting them to distinguish between serious questions with quantifiable answers, and mock queries designed purely to produce ridiculous results.
Still, Apple has clearly had enough of the publicity, and has updated Siri to answer the question far more appropriately, alternating between a variety of aw-shucks answers such as “the one you're holding” or one that sums up Apple quite nicely: “wait... there are other phones?”