WWDC News: Apple to Open Siri to Developers

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WWDC News: Apple to Open Siri to Developers

At WWDC, Apple announced that developers will be able to integrate Siri into their apps.

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Today at WWDC, Apple announced that Siri will be open to developers. Now, developers can make their apps even more user-friendly for iPhone users who love to use Siri, or for iPhone users like myself who have sworn off most of the apps that Apple automatically includes, and thus have little use for Siri right now. 

Apple showed off some examples of how Siri can be used with the following kinds of third-party apps (for now):

  • Messaging apps like Slack and WhatsApp

  • Ride sharing apps like Uber and Lyft

  • Photo sharing apps like Pinterest and Shutterfly

  • Payments with Squarecash

  • VoIP calling through Skype and Vonage

This integration will also be available on Carplay, so you can message or call people using Siri. Developer previews for this new feature are available today, with a beta coming in July. 

You can catch the rest of the livecast here. Make sure you're using Safari. 

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