iOS 14.5 adds the ability to set a default third-party music streaming service such as Spotify, YouTube Music or Deezer on Siri

As developers and public beta testers get their hands on the latest iPhone beta, users have found Siri asking which music service to set as the default.

Shazam now has 200m monthly active users, with Apple Music launching a top 100 most Shazamed playlist

Apple announced that Shazam has surpassed 200 million monthly active users worldwide. In celebration, Apple Music launched Top 100 Shazams of All Time. In 2018, Apple acquired music recognition platform Shazam for $400m. During 2018,…

How to Shazam music in Snapchat

You can quickly and easily identify and save songs playing around you using Snapchat. This feature is available for all iPhone and Android users of Snapchat. Simply hold your finger on the screen for a…

Apple to release HomePod 2 later this year

The update due later this year will reportedly fix the two major flaws with the original HomePod, adding third-party streaming support and dropping the price. Apple are said to be ready to release their first…

Apple TV gets Spotify, and Spotify gets Siri

Apple and Spotify put their rivalry aside once more as their relationship strengthens even deeper with music streaming support. Following Apple’s iOS 13 launch last month, Spotify have updated their app to accompany the new…

Use Siri to listen to music on Pandora’s newly dark app

With the launch of iOS 13, Pandora have decided to get in on the phone with some new features for music streaming on Apple devices. Apple launched their new iOS 13 for iPhones and iPads…

“Siri, play Spotify” Apple and Spotify’s rivalry settles for voice control

Spotify and Apple’s rivalry is no secret, especially since Apple Music launched, but finally you’ll be able to tell Siri to use Spotify on Apple devices. Spotify and Apple are two of the most prominent…

BBC Creating a Virtual Voice Assistant to Compete with Alexa, Siri and OK Google

It has been reported that the BBC are working on a voice assistant in the same style as Siri, Alexa or Google. “It would be your trusted guide to information, education and entertainment,” says an…

Tencent take Siri on with their own voice assistant

Watch out Siri, you may be about to launch in China in the shape of Apple’s smart speaker but Tencent are looming with their own artificial intelligence on the way. As Apple build up to…

Samsung have unveiled their UFO-looking Smart speaker

Samsung have revealed their entry into the, definitely not already over-saturated with players, world of smart speakers and it looks like it descended from the sky. The Galaxy Home is Samsung’s first home speaker and…