Is Apple’s HomePod failing?

Daniel CooperSenior Editor (Has a Google Home Mini, Sony HT-CT80 residence theater system and a Soundfreaq Sound Platform 2 speaker.) I am not in any manner stunned that the HomePod has fizzled, just because it is a bizarre product with a really bizarre proposition. I critically thought of shopping for it within the run-up to […]

Looks Like Nobody Wants to Buy Apple’s HomePod

Looks Like Nobody Wants to Buy Apple’s HomePod

Photo: Adam Clark Estes (Gizmodo) Surprise, shock, seems Apple’s debut foray into the world of voice assistant-enabled audio system isn’t fairly dwelling as much as the corporate’s preliminary expectations. According to a Bloomberg report, the corporate has lowered the variety of Homepods being manufactured by one in all its companions, Inventec Corporation, and is reportedly […]

HomePod sales reportedly slow as Apple works on fixing Siri and wood rings

HomePod gross sales reportedly sluggish as Apple works on fixing Siri and wooden rings

Initial gross sales of Apple’s HomePod have underperformed — even measured in opposition to the corporate’s conservative forecasts — main Apple to chop manufacturing orders and decrease forecasts, Bloomberg stories. After debuting to mediocre reviews, the sensible speaker was discovered to damage wood surfaces and stumble over Siri requests, and Apple remains to be engaged on fixes. […]

Bloomberg: HomePod gross sales are gradual, per suppliers and analysts

With all of these parts going towards it, it isn’t laborious to see why the speaker won’t be flying off the shelf, with its present place as a high-priced iPhone accent as an alternative of a very good standalone unit. Most of the problems we noted in our original review, whereas others like its tendency […]

Apple’s AirPlay 2 arrives in iOS and tvOS 11.4 betas, enabling multiroom streaming

Apple’s AirPlay 2 arrives in iOS and tvOS 11.four betas, enabling multiroom streaming

Originally announced at WWDC 2017 solely to be delayed repeatedly all through iOS 11’s beta launch cycles, Apple’s new wi-fi streaming protocol AirPlay 2 is now usable in iOS 11.four and tvOS 11.four. Betas of the newest Apple working programs turned out there to developers yesterday and customers right now. AirPlay 2 was anticipated to debut with […]

Apple pushes modest, however useful updates for watchOS, tvOS and HomePod

For tvOS 11.three, customers can add rating-based content material filtering and body fee matching for Apple TV four, which was beforehand solely out there on the 4K mannequin. AirPlay 2 was additionally current within the beta model of 11.three however removed earlier than launch, and sadly, the identical is true for the brand new HomePod, […]

HomePod’s furniture stain can be avoided with Grovemade’s stylish stands

HomePod’s furnishings stain might be prevented with Grovemade’s trendy stands

Some homeowners of Apple’s just lately launched HomePod speaker quickly discovered that it left a white stain on wooden surfaces. When Apple realized of the criticism, it mentioned that in case you moved the speaker, the stain would “improve over several days,” which made it sound extra like an expensive bottle of wine than an […]

August Smart Locks now work alongside Apple HomePod for easier door locking

August Smart Locks now work alongside Apple HomePod for simpler door locking

Your sensible lock now works along with your sensible speaker — your Apple sensible speaker, that’s. August introduced that its third-generation August Smart Lock Pro and second-generation August Smart Lock at the moment are suitable with the Apple HomePod, which signifies that your extraordinarily costly audio gadget is now additionally one thing of a wise […]