Here's a round-up of the rumors about Apple's Amazon Echo competitor

Here's a round-up of the rumors about Apple's Amazon Echo competitor

In a note to clients -- as noted by AppleInsider — KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says there's a 50/50 chance Apple will announce its Siri-based competitor to Amazon Echo at next month’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), which will be held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California, June 5-9.

Read More

TIME: Apple has no interest in an Amazon Echo-like device

TIME: Apple has no interest in an Amazon Echo-like device

Last May it was reported that Apple was working on "an Amazon Echo-like device with a speaker and microphone that people can use to turn on music, get news headlines or set a timer” that will be powered by Siri, its personal digital assistant. However, now TIME says Apple isn’t building an Amazon Echo rival.

Read More

Rumor: Apple’s Amazon Echo competitor will be a next gen Apple TV

Rumor: Apple’s Amazon Echo competitor will be a next gen Apple TV

Yesterday it was reported that Apple is working on "an Amazon Echo-like device with a speaker and microphone that people can use to turn on music, get news headlines or set a timer” that will be powered by Siri. Now VentureBeat says that such a gadget may come in the form of a refreshed Apple TV, rather than a new hardware product.

Read More