Siri on HomePod lets you listen to any show found in Apple’s Podcasts catalog with a few voice controls that are similar to those for Apple Music playback. In this guide, we’ve listed some of the most useful Siri controls for Podcasts, along with basic commands that will help you do things like pause and rewind parts of a Podcast you might have missed, subscribe to a podcast, change the volume, and more.
„Hey Siri, play the Game Scoop podcast.“
„Hey Siri, play the newest episode of Lore.“
„Hey Siri, play the first episode of Anna Faris is Unqualified.“
„Hey Siri, play my newest [...]
One of the main uses for Siri on HomePod is to control your Apple Music collection. There are Siri voice commands for accessing content like playlists, genres, moods, liking or disliking songs, playing more music based on something you’ve heard, starting a new radio station, and much more.
Because the list of Siri commands is so extensive, this guide won’t be covering every possible option and genre supported by available through Siri, but it should serve as a good starting point when getting to know what exactly your HomePod can do with your Apple Music library.Playlists and Library
Your playlists may be the content you’ll interact with most [...]
Google revealed on Thursday that it would follow Apple’s lead in lowering the amount of money app developers must pay for mobile subscriptions processed through the company’s Play Store (via The Verge).
Adoption of the subscription model by iOS developers has increased over recent months, causing some controversy within the app-using community. Apple incentivized developers to sell their apps for a recurring fee instead of a one-time cost when it made changes to its App Store subscription policies in September of last year.
Usually, Apple takes 30 percent of app revenue, but developers who are able to maintain a subscription with a customer longer [...]
A group of civil society organizations has demanded that Apple remove games from its App Store that promote violence and killings commonplace in the Philippines‘ war on drugs (via Reuters).
The games in question, which the group said violated Apple’s own guidelines, include characters based on Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and his national police chief, Ronaldo „Bato“ dela Rosa, who engage criminals in gun battles and fistfights.
Tsip Bato by Ranida Games „These games valorise and normalise the emerging tyranny of Duterte’s presidency and his government’s disregard for human rights principles,“ the Asian [...]