9to5Mac Happy Hour 172: HomePod calendar clue, I/O impressions, watchOS 5 wish list

This week Benjamin and Zac welcome a clue that suggests HomePod will soon work with Calendar, new details about the 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus and an iOS 12 Face ID rumor, quick impressions from Google I/O, Hodinkee’s new Jony Ive interview on Apple Watch, and our watchOS 5 wish list.

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  • Benjamin Mayo
  • Zac Hall
  • HomePod likely gaining Calendar support alongside iOS 11.4 release
  • iPhone X Plus said to be iPhone 8 Plus size, iOS 12 to bring horizontal Face ID support, more
  • Google I/O 2018: Assistant beats Siri to multiple actions & phone conversations, ‘Digital Wellbeing’, more
  • Jony Ive opens up about Apple Watch origin and the watch he ‘admires most’ in Hodinkee interview
  • watchOS 5 Wish List: Apple Watch Podcasts, open Siri face, rethought Control Center, more

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