“New screenshots of a Siri menu bar and Siri app icon suggest Apple is indeed working on bringing Siri to the Mac in its 2016 operating system update,” Juli Clover reports for MacRumors.
“The screenshots were shared with MacRumors by a source who has provided us with reliable information about Apple’s software plans in the past,” Clover reports. “In the menu bar, there’s a simple Siri black and white icon that features the word ‘Siri’ surrounded by a box, while the full dock icon is more colorful and features a colorful Siri waveform in the style of other built-in app icons.”
Clover reports, “In addition to accessing Siri through these two buttons, a hands-free ‘Hey Siri’ activation command is also supported.”
Read more, and check out the screenshots, in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: That Dock icon for Siri is pretty much perfect! Not that we’ll use it because with always-on “Hey Siri” on our Macs, there won’t an Echo in here.
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