Apple’s alleged plans to double down on the quality of its iPhone, iPad, and Mac software platforms, rather than rush to introduce new features, have been revealed in more detail by Mark Gurman at Bloomberg News.
The report claims that Apple’s software engineers will have more discretion to delay features that aren’t as polished, with the company essentially shifting to more of a two-year roadmap for iOS and macOS, rather than trying to release major feature-packed upgrades every single year without question. Instead of keeping engineers on a relentless annual schedule and cramming features into a single update, Apple will start focusing on the next two [...]
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 [...]
There are many commands that Siri can understand on the HomePod that make it super simple to take quick notes and set up reminders for later, which all sync to any iOS device connected to the smart speaker. As long as you allowed the HomePod access to Contacts, Messages, Reminders, and Notes in the initial pairing process, you’ll be able to ask Siri to do the commands in this guide.
First, make sure that your iOS device and HomePod are on the same Wi-Fi network, so that the Notes and Reminders apps get synced to the requests you make to Siri on HomePod. Then, check out the commands below that you can speak to Siri so you can create new notes and reminders on your [...]