HomePod is currently the sole speaker with AirPlay 2 functionality, but a bunch of Hi-Fi equipment vendors have announced bringing AirPlay functionality to their speakers and receivers by way of a firmware update.
For the first time, Amazon’s share of the global smart speaker market has dropped below 50 percent. At the same time, Apple became the fourth largest smart speaker brand worldwide thanks to the February launch of HomePod.
Pitting the new 9.7-inch iPad’s official technical specifications against those of the iPad Pro models reveals more than a dozen hardware differences between the two iPad families. If you’re in the market for a new Apple tablet, do yourself a favor and consult this handy guide that will help you make an informed purchasing decision.
With the HomePod set to to be released in stores in just a few days time, I thought it would be a great opportunity to take a look at a competing option, the Invoke by Harman Kardon. Be sure to check out the hands-on video to get a sense of what Cortana’s voice is like. Then, read on for our full review and opinion.