With an opinion to taking on Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, Apple brings up-to-date Siri with the skill to play music from third-party audio apps. The Cupertino giant has extended the SiriKit context to bring sustenance for third-party audio apps, including music, podcasts, and audiobooks. This means in the upcoming; you would be able to ask Siri to play your preferred music from Spotify or Amazon Music. It is speculated that the new practice would come into force with the preliminary announcement of iOS 13 and iPadOS.
WWDC 2019: Here’s everything Apple announced on Monday
At the WWDC 2019 keynote on Monday, Apple briefly stated SiriKit – without explaining any updates. The firm mainly highlighted Siri’s capability to recite your incoming messages through AirPods via SiriKit support. Though, one of the newsroom posts on the company’s website approves that the outline has acknowledged the much-awaited capability to support third-party audio apps.
The firm said in its post that the,
SiriKit enhances support for third-party audio apps, including music, podcasts, and audiobooks, so creators can now fit in Siri directly into their iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS apps, giving users the capability to switch their audio with a simple voice command.
As stated by MacRumors, Apple would be able to permit users to use Spotify through Siri with the new move. It is important to mention that Spotify recently filed a criticism against Apple and apparently stated that one of its worries is Siri’s incapability in playing tracks from third-party sources.
The apprise to SiriKit would resolve one of Spotify’s worries and finally allow Apple consumers to play music using their preferred third-party apps. Moreover, the arrival of iOS 13 and iPadOS is expected to fetch the new change as early as later this year.