Extensions

Apple’s Shazam Launches Chrome Extension, Then Pulls It

Shazam's new Chrome Extension is designed to help users identify what’s playing in a "Netflix or YouTube video, that Soundcloud mix or in a Twitch streamed video game," that's running in one of their Chrome tabs, but it is simply broken for several users — reports 9to5Google. The Apple-owned music discovery app, which matches more...

‘Vinegar’ Safari Extension Cleans Up YouTube for a Better Video Experience

[caption id="attachment_364420" align="aligncenter" width="915"] Image: App Store[/caption] In a recently published blog post, Daring Fireball's John Gruber spoke very highly of 'Vinegar' — a Safari extension that replaces YouTube's default video player with the HTML video player on both YouTube.com and embedded YouTube videos on other websites. Gruber, an Apple enthusiast and product commentator, called the...

Apple Set to Expand Siri to Work With More Types of Third-Party Apps

According to a new report from Reuters, Apple will announce an expansion of Siri services at its Worldwide Developer Conference next week that will allow the virtual assistant to interact with more third-party apps. Apple initially opened Siri up to developers with specialized App Extensions in iOS 10. At WWDC 2016, Apple also released SiriKit APIs which allow...