Apple yesterday was able to sneak in a few updates to its Home Pod speaker in between iPhone-related statements, for example, inclusion of a feature that was new.
Home Pod speaker
Later this fall, the Home Pod will have the ability to help you unwind by playing the soothing sounds of ocean waves, forest birds, rainstorms, and more or what Apple calls Ambient Sounds. Apple hast given any other details, but we suppose you just need to ask Siri to play ambient sounds to make your room feel like an ocean side villa. The feature was initially seen by 9to5Mac.
Apple is the first to let you turn your smart speaker into a white sound participant Google Home was in a position to play ambient sound since 2017, and Alex a users can put in one of several white sound abilities. You might also play with an ambient sound playlist out of your streaming service of selection, but you may need to request the specific appropriate playlist or send it directly from your phone to your speaker. Seems more relaxing just to request the built-in voice assistant to perform ambient sound rather.
Apple also shared updates about a few Home Pod features announced at WWDC.
If you want to listen to radio channels on your Home Pod with no stealing them out of your phone, Apple says you be in a position to ask Siri to play among 100,000 radio channels starting September 30th. Later this fall, Apple says you have the ability to hand off a call or song from your iPhone to your Home Pod. Also coming later this fall: the
In a break with tradition, Apple has been structuring its software roll outs this fall to emerge in stages, presumably to give new features a bit more polish, thus we hope everything works as designed when we finally get to try it for ourselves.