008: Apple’s first comedy, HomePods shipping, BMW’s CarPlay mistake | 9to5Mac Daily

Today we’ve got Apple’s big investment in the US economy, Kristen Wiig starring in Apple’s first comedy series, Siri learning a new trick, the first 1 million HomePods shipping ahead of launch, and BMW’s consumer hostile CarPlay decision.

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  • Zac Hall
    • Apple announces plans for a new campus as it pledges $350B to US economy
    • Apple taps SNL veteran Kristen Wiig for new comedy series for TV package
    • Report: Apple in ‘bidding war’ with HBO for new J.J. Abrams sci-fi drama TV series
    • Apple expands Siri’s ‘Give me the news’ feature to non-beta users & the U.K.
    • Report: First 1 million HomePods begin shipping from supplier Inventec, 10-12 million expected this year
    • BMW nickel and diming owners with subscription based CarPlay for $80/year
    • Comment: BMW’s CarPlay subscription plan is like charging for seatbelts
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