"Apple could unveil an Amazon Echo competitor at WWDC"
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Apple could unveil an Amazon Echo competitor at WWDC
Siri may soon be giving Alexa a run for her money.
As rumors heat up about an Apple echo competitor coming this summer.
Our report by KGI Security Analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo published in MacRumors states, there's more than a 50% chance that Apple will announce its first home AI product at its Developers conference in June.
And start selling By the second half of the year, Apple's Sirius Speaker will be marketed as a higher-end version of the Echo with a subwoofer and better sound system.
Which also means higher price tag.
More than the $179 you'd pay for an Echo.
Long time Apple leaker, Sonny Dickson, also Tweeted about the Sirius Speaker last week saying it would run a variant iOS.
And carry some sort of Beats technology, and earlier rumors had pointed at a potential camera on this device that would be able to identify individual users to adjust the room to their preferences and adjust lighting and music, but even And with all these extra bells and whistles there's no hiding that Apple is arriving late to the home assistance game.
And would be playing catch up to Alexa and Google Assistant, who've already carved their way to people's countertops.
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