The news: Apple’s latest iOS 14.5 beta release makes significant changes to Siri, as first reported by TechCrunch.

  • Siri no longer defaults to female: You’ll have the ability to choose which voice you want on setup
  • There are also two fresh Siri voices that “sound pretty fantastic”
  • iOS 14.5 also includes ‘Mask ID,’ new emojis and more

What’s new?

  • Video showing the new Siri voices
  • New battery recalibration tool for iPhone (via 9to5Mac)