iPhone users are excited with the upcoming release of the iOS 10 update, as it will soon provide support to third party software such as WhatsApp – and use Siri to access them.
Yes, you read it right. WhatsApp will join WeChat and Slack in the list of apps that can soon be accessed using Apple’s reliable digital assistant.
With WhatsApp being one of the most popular chat applications in the market today, it doesn’t come as a surprise that it will be able to run via Apple’s voice command feature.
With the iOS 10 update, Apple users can make voice calls and chat on WhatsApp by commanding Siri to do the job, according to Neuro Gadget.
The is a strategic move on the part of the Cupertino-based company, as WhatsApp now has an estimated 1 billion users around the globe who message and call their loved ones practically every single day.
Moreover, Apple’s decision to open its handset to third party apps such as WhatsApp could finally convince Android owners to ditch their devices and switch to an iPhone, which has Siri as a virtual secretary.
In the meantime, Phone Arena has likewise taken note of Apple’s tactic of integrating Siri with WhatsApp and other applications through the iOS 10 update, saying that it actually makes sense for users to access them through voice command.
This observation also goes for ride-hailing, messenger, mobile payment services whose developers have realized the vast potential of establishing ties with Apple.
WhatsApp is one of several applications on the market, which demonstrates the practical purpose of linking with Siri, especially now that the chat messaging app offers voice call services.
With the upcoming release of the iOS 10 update, wouldn’t it be great to tell Siri to call or chat with US President Barack Obama or Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg using WhatsApp?
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