February 15, 2018 IBOMLLC Team

Apple HomePod Fails Badly, Can’t Execute Basic Commands: Alexa, Google Home Win

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Analysts had predicted the downfall of Apple several months ago. But it seems the company’s blunders are hastening the decline of the biggest tech company of the world. Apple recently launched HomePod, its much-awaited smart home device that was touted to become a competitor of Amazon Alexa and Google Home. But almost every review shows that HomePod is a failure, so much so that it’s embarrassing Apple worldwide.

HomePod is based on Siri, Apple’s virtual assistant. Siri in HomePod is full of flaws, the chief of which is that it says “No” to almost every basic command. Here are a few:

Hey Siri, put an appointment on my calendar”

Siri: No

“Make a phone call.”

Can’t do that

“Send a message saying ‘When are you getting here?”

Siri: “When are you gay.”

Source: Washington Post

Security Flaw

Reviewers have spotted several major problems in Apple HomePod. Siri in HomePod treats every voice the same. This means that anyone can activate Siri on my HomePod and issue commands to control by home devices. This is a major security flaw.

Failure to do even the Basic Stuff

The performance of Siri has gone to gutter …read more

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