New cheaper Apple Music Voice Plan only works with Siri

Image Credit: Apple The Apple Music Voice Plan is a completely hands-free subscription, and it’s only $5. Apple has announced a new Apple Music subscription that’s only $4.99 a month. The catch? You’ll have to…

Apple are working on adding touch-sensitive fabric and display controls to HomePods

A recently granted patent shows Apple may implement touch controls and a display to a portion of the HomePods’ protective exterior.

More Google Nest smart speakers were shipped than Amazon Echos – Q2 2021 US market share

How the release of Google, Amazon and Apple’s latest smart speakers have shifted the market share in favour of Google Nest over Amazon Echo.

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…