Can Apple sell safety with its smart speaker?
Google Home and Amazon’s Echo speakers encrypt your voice recordings. With its HomePod, Apple, so even it doesn’t know who’s asking what. We discuss whether that’s really a selling point, and whether a person concerned about privacy would even want a smart speaker.
We also discuss, as given by the head of its devices team. And we touch on some of about Russia’s hacking of the US elections.
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Will the HomePod keep your conversations private? (The 3:59, Ep. 237)