AirPods gets audio sharing, HomePod gets individual voice recognition and more!
Want to know what's new with Apples awesome AirPods after WWDC 2019? Here are all the latest and greatest things that come with some of the world's favorite earbuds.
What's new with AirPods?
There aren't a ton of changes when it comes to AirPods, but the main thing is that you can now share the audio a song or a video with a pal wirelessly via AirPod audio. Just bring your iPhones together, tap Share Audio, and you should be good to go.
Siri will now also be able to read all iMessages that you get as soon as you get them. You don't have to prompt Siri with "Hey Siri…" to hear the message you just got, making it even more convenient for hands-free use.
Using this new feature, you can even respond to messages and get back to the last text you recieved while on your run or while you were busy working at the office. Simply say "Hey Siri…", and then speak your response and say send.
What's new with HomePod?
HomePod now has multi-user support, meaning that it can recognize who is speaking to it, and using Siri, it can recommend movies, music, and other media based on the person using it.
Handoff is another feature coming to HomePod, and it's incredibly handy: simply bring your iPhone close to your HomePod while you're on a call or listening to music or a podcast, and it'll transfer to your HomePod instantly. Want to bring the call or audio back to your iPhone? Then do the exact same thing.
LiveRadio is coming to HomePod, too, meaning you can stream over 100,000 radio stations from TuneIn, iHeart Radio and Radio.com.
What do you think?
Are you excited for the new updates when it comes to AirPods? Is there a particular feature or setting that you're more excited over another? Let us know what you think in the comments down below!
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