This week, Benjamin and Zac talk about positive things coming to HomeKit this year, opportunities for advancements in HomeKit going forward, Zac's review-in-progress of the Peloton bike and treadmill system with Apple Watch, a cool kid's stationary bike with an Apple TV game, creative uses for the Voice Memos app on watchOS 6, the search for the perfect MacBook Pro and iPad Pro charger, Apple's planned and cancelled iPhone "Walkie-Talkie" project, Siri improving at providing simple answers, Apple's formal response to privacy issues with Siri grading, the surprise release of iOS 13.1, and much more. 9to5Mac Happy Hour is available on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs: Go to LinkedIn.com/HAPPYHOUR and get $50 OFF toward your first job post! Stories we discuss in this episode: HomeKit Guide Using Peloton bikes and treadmills with Apple Watch, Music, and Health Fisher-Price Think & Learn Smart Cycle RAVPower GAN Charger Report: Apple planned ‘walkie-talkie’ feature for offline iPhone messaging, project shelved for now Apple testing smarter Siri web answers for Spotlight search queries Apple says Siri audio grading program will return later this fall, with privacy-focused policy changes Apple publishes FAQ page addressing Siri privacy and common concerns Hands-on with iOS 13.1 beta 1 changes and features [Video] 9to5Mac Watch Time podcast episode 5: How to train like an IronMan with Apple Watch featuring Ian Blackburn Subscribe, Rate, and Review 9to5Mac Happy Hour! Follow Zac: Instagram @apollozac Twitter @apollozac Follow Benjamin: Twitter @bzamayo Follow 9to5Mac: Instagram @9to5mac Twitter @9to5mac Facebook Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Overcast Stitcher Google Play Share your thoughts! Drop us a line at email@example.com. You can also rate us in Apple Podcasts or recommend us in Overcast to help more people discover the show!
A weekly podcast discussing the latest in Apple and technology. Hosted by 9to5Mac's Benjamin Mayo and Zac Hall.