HomePod, Apple's full-size smart speaker, is no longer manufactured but is still powerful enough to gain support for both spatial audio and lossless audio on Apple Music. HomePod mini, on the other hand, remains limited to lossless audio for the time being.
Apple during its pre-taped product unveiling held in October 2021 and dubbed "Unleashed" announced that its HomePod mini smart speaker will be available in three new colors joining the current white and black editions. Here's the list of countries and regions where the new HomePod mini colors will be available beginning November.
HomePod mini's voice recognition and support for multiple users are soon expanding to all of the markets where the Siri-powered smart speaker is available, Apple has confirmed.
Apple today during its prepped product unveiling, dubbed "Unleashed", announced three new colors for the HomePod mini, its inexpensive smart speaker for the connected home.
Learn how to reduce the HomePod bass level. You'll be able to listen to your favorite music and enjoy loud audio effects in movies without disturbing your neighbors.
Along with the beta versions of iOS 15.1 and tvOS 15.1, Apple also seeded the next update for the HomePod lineup. With HomePod software version 15.1, Apple is welcoming back a couple of features that have been in the works for quite some time. Both of which should be welcomed additions to the smart speaker lineup.
With iOS 15, HomePod gets several new features like creating a stereo pair from two HomePod minis, controlling media playback on your Apple TV with Siri on your HomePod and much more. Here's everything new, enhanced and improved in HomePod Software version 15.
You can easily set up your HomePod on a personal or home Wi-Fi network, but using the Apple smart speaker in places with Wi-Fi networks that are protected with usernames and passwords can be challenging. In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to connect your HomePod to wireless networks that require a username and password or other security methods, such as Wi-Fi typically found in universities, offices, hotels and more.
Not too long ago, Apple released iOS 14.6 to the wild. At the same time, Apple also updated the HomePod to version 14.6 of its software as well. And since then, Apple has started seeding version 15 of both platforms, looking forward to the next major update for both.
HomePod software version 14.6 is reportedly causing issues for some people like bricking the Siri-powered speaker. Apple's upcoming HomePod firmware version 15.0 is affected, too.
Earlier this month, Apple confirmed that availability of its smallest smart speaker, the HomePod mini, was expanding to a few different regions. That started with launches in Austria and Ireland. The wait for a launch in New Zealand is now over, too.
Availability of Apple's HomePod speaker has increased with new launches in Austria and Ireland, with the Siri-powered smart speaker scheduled to arrive in New Zealand later in June.