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Apple HomePod Speaker Update to Introduce a Long-Awaited Siri Feature

[2018-09-13 07:55:00]

Apple’s HomePod is about to get smarter. At the company’s iPhone and Apple Watch reveal event, CEO Tim Cook also took the wraps off a forthcoming software update for the smart speaker. The new release will make Siri work smarter, providing the ability to “ping” Apple devices for location, make and receive phone calls, and the ability to search by songs using lyrics.Perhaps the most important update, however, is that Siri is finally receiving the ability to set more than one countdown timer at once. The iPhone has only supported one timer ever since its 2007 introduction, while the 2011 unveiling of the Siri personal assistant also failed to introduce the ability to add extra timers. The addition of the new feature means HomePod users will be able to set several timers, like when following a slightly more complex recipe in the kitchen or for enabling users to time their washing machine while also timing their morning coffee brew.... Apple HomePod Speaker Update to Introduce a Long-Awaited Siri Feature

Apple HomePod Speaker Update to Introduce a Long-Awaited Siri Feature


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