Dickson: Apple is putting the finishing touches on its Siri-powered Amazon Echo competitor
The Google Home uses Google Assistant and the upcoming Microsoft Harman Kardon Invoke combines a premium speaker with Cortana. Now, Dickson says that Apple's smart speaker will be marketed as a Siri/AirPlay device that employs some technology from its Beats line of headphones. Dickson adds that the device will feature a different kind of iOS running the show, unless Apple's smart speaker comes with a touchscreen. That's not too farfetched. After all, yesterday we told you that Amazon is reportedly working on a version of the Echo that will feature a video screen.
If Apple is putting the final touches on a smart speaker, we could see it unveiled at WWDC. The Developer conference runs this year from June 5th to June 9th.
source: @SonnyDickson via RedmondPie