The Siri smart assistant has learned a new voice command in iOS 16, enabling you to toggle Apple's assistive feature, dubbed Auto-Answer Calls, hands-free.
You can now ask Apple's Siri assistant to play songs and navigate music using the Tidal service on your iPhone or iPad, but it doesn't work with Siri on your HomePod.
WhatsApp's new voice messaging features include multitasking while listening to a message, waveform visualization, draft previews and more.
Apple's iOS 15.4 software adds Dutch as a new Siri language option for HomePod voice recognition in the Netherlands, allowing multiple people to request personal information from Siri without invading the privacy of others.
The Meta-owned messaging service now lets you listen to WhatsApp voice messages and audio files outside of chats, improving your multitasking when using the app.
Updating your Apple wireless speaker to software version 15.3 will let you set up HomePod multiuser with Siri voice recognition in additional countries and languages.
WhatsApp for iPhone now supports Focus mode on iOS 15, as well as contacts' profile photos in the notification banner and the ability to pause and resume voice recordings.
WhatsApp is rolling out a new feature in its desktop app for Mac that allows you to pause your voice note so you can preview the recording before hitting the Send button.
The newly released iOS 15.2 update has revived previously removed Siri commands for voicemail, recent calls and email, frequently used by low vision and blind owners.
The new $5/month Apple Music Voice plan requires iOS 15.2. And with the iOS 15.2 software update publicly released, you can now sign up for the new subscription plan.
HomePod mini's voice recognition and support for multiple users are soon expanding to all of the markets where the Siri-powered smart speaker is available, Apple has confirmed.
Apple now allows Siri voice commands on third-party devices, with Ecobee's SmartThermostat becoming the first smart home appliance that comes with Siri on board.