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Apple TV 4K And AirPods Sold At Cost, HomePod At Loss: Report

According to Daring Fireball's John Gruber, Apple sells its Apple TV 4K and AirPods at cost and the HomePod at a loss. He also says that the company's products aren't overpriced, just 'too good of a product.'

Apple February 1, 2019

HomePod Reportedly Getting Major Siri Features In Next Update: Phone Call Support, Find My iPhone, And Multiple Timers

Soon, the Apple HomePod won’t be merely a glorified Bluetooth speaker. According to the latest beta that’s been seeded to a number of employees, Apple’s premium speaker is about to get important Siri features.

Apple July 23, 2018

3 New Apple Audio Gadgets, Including New AirPods, That Will Be Released By 2019

Apple is going to release an updated version of the AirPods in 2019 with new features. It will also release an updated HomePod and new over-the-ear headphones.

Apple June 25, 2018

Apple To Unveil Siri Changes And New HomePod At WWDC, Siri Says

Siri is providing clues to what Apple has in store for this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, and all you have to do is ask. The digital assistant teases that WWDC 2018 will feature Siri improvements and a new Apple HomePod.

Apple May 22, 2018

Apple HomePod Under Beats Brand With Cheaper $199 Price Tag In The Works?

A cheaper Apple HomePod is reportedly on the way, with a price tag of $199 compared to $349 for the current version. The new device will also allegedly be released under the Beats brand.

Apple May 21, 2018

The Apple HomePod Is Reportedly Flopping: Here’s Why

As Amazon and Google see growth in the smart speaker field, Apple stumbles. The Cupertino company is reportedly going to release a cheaper HomePod device following poor sales of the current model.

Apple April 13, 2018

Sonos One, Like Apple HomePod, Leaves White Marks On Wooden Furniture

The Sonos One, just like the Apple HomePod, leaves behind white marks on wooden furniture. According to a Sonos spokesperson, this is the first time that such an incident has been raised with one of its devices.

Smart Home February 16, 2018

Apple HomePod Owners, Beware: The Smart Speaker May Damage Wooden Furniture

The Apple HomePod may permanently damage wooden furniture if the Siri-powered smart speaker is placed on top of it. Apple has confirmed the problem, which is the latest entry in the growing list of issues with the device.

Apple February 15, 2018

Should You Buy An Apple HomePod? Here’s What It Means If You Do

If you really want to buy the HomePod, you’re probably a huge Apple fan. If it doesn’t appeal to you at all, Apple didn’t make it for you.

Apple February 12, 2018

Sonos Congratulates Apple For HomePod Launch, Then Throws Shade By Creating A Mock Playlist

Sonos just mocked Apple as it launched its HomePod smart speaker, but even if it’s throwing shade, Sonos still wants to be friends with the Cupertino company.

Apple February 11, 2018

Apple HomePod Review Roundup: An Incredible Speaker, Just Not A Very Smart One

The HomePod secures Apple’s entry into the smart speaker race that’s currently dominated by Amazon Echo. Does Siri stand a chance against Alexa? Here’s what the critics are saying.

Apple February 7, 2018

You Can Buy The HomePod At 50 Percent Off… If You’re An Apple Employee

Apple employees can buy the HomePod at a 50 percent discount, as confirmed by some workers who shared the news on Twitter. The HomePod smart speaker launches on Feb. 9.

Apple February 4, 2018

Apple Accessories: Here's Our Guide To The Best Accessories For iPhone 5, iPhone 6, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, And iPhone X

Apple has plenty of accessories to browse through on its website. To help out, we've compiled a list of the best accessories for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, and iPhone X.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 30, 2018

$349 Apple Homepod Finally Coming With Incomplete Features, Limited Compatibility: Too Little, Too Late?

Apple is finally ready to launch its HomePod, but it has fierce competition. The HomePod comes late to the party with a higher price tag than its rivals, incomplete features, and limited compatibility, so does it stand a chance?

Apple January 25, 2018

iOS 11.2.5 Is Available, See What New Features Are Available In This Apple Operating System

Apple has released the latest version of iOS with 11.2.5 for their mobile devices. With the new software comes bug fixes, updates to Siri, and much more.

Apple January 24, 2018

Major Apple HomePod Leak Hints At Multiple User Accounts, Mute Option, And More

A new leak was posted on Twitter that reveals some of the unannounced features of the Apple HomePod. Icons hidden within the Home app's files revealed more functions.

Apple January 23, 2018

Apple Releasing $349 HomePod Speaker On Feb. 9

Apple finally receives FCC approval for its long-awaited HomePod speaker, and now it has a release date. The HomePod will be released on Feb. 9.

Apple January 23, 2018

HomePod Receives FCC Approval, Apple Might Give A Release Date Any Day Now

Apple's HomePod is speculated to release very soon as insiders confirm that shipments are on their way. Now, reports claim that the smart speakers have been approved by the FCC and are cleared for distribution, which is hopefully around February.

Apple January 21, 2018

The Apple HomePod Reportedly Begins To Ship After Being Delayed: Here’s Why It Took So Long

An insider from Taiwan claimed that a small shipment of Apple Homepod speakers is on its way. Meanwhile, sources revealed that the smart speakers were delayed due to some extra calibration and testing for quality control.

Apple January 18, 2018

4K HDR Apple TV ‘Confirmed’ Via HomePod Firmware: HDR10, Dolby Vision Support Likely

The HomePod firmware has now given clues to a new Apple TV iteration. The code suggest that Apple might soon release a 4K-capable Apple TV that supports HDR.

Apple August 7, 2017

iPhone 8 Leaked Via HomePod Firmware: ‘Confirms’ Bezel-Less Display, Face Unlock, And More

The iPhone 8, doused in speculation as ever, gets clearer each day. Via Apple’s leaked HomePod firmware, developers have discovered that the iPhone 8 will have a bezel-less screen and an infrared face unlock feature.

Apple August 1, 2017

The Amazon Echo 2 Will Look And Sound Better: Be Afraid, Google Home And Apple HomePod

Amazon is reportedly working on the Amazon Echo 2, an updated version of the company's Alexa-powered smart speaker that will look and sound better than the original. The Google Home and the Apple HomePod should definitely be worried.

Smart Home July 13, 2017

Uh-oh, Siri: Smart Speaker Users Value Price Above All Else But Sound Quality Comes In Second

A poll conducted by Morning Consult has revealed that shoppers consider price as the most important factor in smart speakers. In other words, Apple's HomePod will be facing more than just a tough competition.

Smart Home June 15, 2017

Is Apple's HomePod Just A Glorified $350 Smart Speaker?

The HomePod is Apple's foray into the smart home competition, taking on the likes of Amazon Echo and Google Home. However, it seems to emphasize more on music rather than its smart qualities.

Smart Home June 8, 2017

Apple Jumps Into The Smart Home Party With HomePod, Aims To 'Reinvent Home Music'

Apple has finally announced its Google Home and Amazon Echo competitor at WWDC, called the HomePod. The music-focused smart speaker, however, won’t be available just yet.

Smart Home June 5, 2017

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