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Apple HomePod Sales Reportedly Below Expectations

04/12/2018, Apple entered the smart speaker market quite late with the HomePod as there were many established competitors by then from the likes of Amazon. The company positioned its device as more of a premium audio device than an assistant-powered speaker like the...


Apple HomePod Gets Its First Software Update

03/29/2018, Apple’s HomePod smart speaker is getting its first-ever software update today. Apple will release the first software update for the HomePod alongside iOS 11.3 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The device can either be updated automatically or...

Apple Might Launch A Cheaper HomePod This Year

03/08/2018, HomePod, Apple’s first smart speaker powered by Siri, hasn’t really been flying off the shelves. One of the reasons might be that it’s a bit more expensive than other smart speakers even though Apple has been pushing the high-quality...

Apple Hires Director Spike Jonze For Latest HomePod Ad

03/06/2018, As the smart speaker scene starts to get more crowded, companies will definitely need to come up with new ways to entice customers, and it looks like Apple is definitely sparing no expense as they have hired director Spike Jonze to direct an ad for its...

HomePod Day One Pre-Orders Beat Out Most Of The Competition

02/26/2018, The HomePod is Apple’s foray into the smart speaker market, and from what we can tell, it seems that it is doing pretty well. According to a report from NPD, based on their findings it seems that day one pre-orders for the HomePod in the US have managed...

Survey Finds That Smart Speaker Satisfaction Is At 89%

02/21/2018, Smart speakers appear to be the trend these days and we’ve seen many major tech companies try their hand at it, such as Google with the Google Home and more recently Apple with the HomePod, although admittedly this is all thanks to Amazon who helped...

AirPlay 2 Removed From Latest iOS 11.3 Beta

02/20/2018, One of the features of the HomePod is its ability to daisy chain with another HomePod, resulting in a stereo set of speakers. However this functionality has yet to be included as it is basically waiting on AirPlay 2 to be ready in order for this to work....

No Really, There Are Now Accessories For The HomePod

02/19/2018, When it comes to choosing speakers, obviously the most important thing is the sound quality. Of course there are other factors such as design, connectivity options, smart features, and pricing, but for the most part the most important aspect would be...

Teardown Reveals The HomePod Costs An Estimated $216 To Make

02/18/2018, Apple’s HomePod is priced at $350, which when considering that there are plenty of smart speakers in the market today, is rather pricey. However that price might be justifiable when you consider that a recent teardown by TechInsights has revealed that...

Some HomePod Owners Running Into Setup Issues

02/14/2018, One of the upsides of buying into the Apple ecosystem is that they’ve all been designed to work seamlessly together. For example pairing the AirPods with the iPhone is considerably easier and faster than conventional Bluetooth pairing methods, and...

Apple Advises Users Not To Put The HomePod On Wooden Furniture

02/14/2018, It seems that less than a week following its release, some have discovered a problem with the HomePod. This is thankfully not a technical problem, but rather an aesthetics problem that could damage your furniture. In a review by Wirecutter (via 9to5Mac),...