Apple reportedly prototyping their Amazon Echo competitor

Apple reportedly prototyping their Amazon Echo competitor


According to Bloomberg’s sources, Apple is currently stepping up its plans to release a home-automation device that will compete with Amazon’s Echo. The device is said to have been in development for two years and started prototype testing recently. Like Amazon’s Echo, Apple’s offering will be able to control different aspects of a house like changing the lighting, locks or various appliances. It will tie in with HomeKit, which makes third-party home automation accessories work directly with Apple’s iOS devices. If the product eventually comes to market, it’ll have to face strong competition from not only Amazon but also Google’s upcoming Home…

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