Earlier this week, Apple announced Lossless audio coming to Apple Music. While the AirPods product line will be unable to play the format, the HomePod will be able to play it with a software update.
Apple has a range of AirPods and HomePods available in the market. But none of the models support the newly launched lossless audio feature of Apple Music. Spatial audio is supported though.
Bloomberg and iFixit have confirmed the existence of a temperature sensor inside the HomePod Mini. Apple has not yet enabled this piece of hardware but it has discussed doing so internally.
According to a new report, Apple is asking suppliers to build 75 million 5G-capable iPhones for this year, suggesting demand for the phones isn't waning. The company has a few more devices coming.
Apple seems to have permanently lowered the price of its smart speaker, the HomePod, making it now $299 instead of $349 in the United States. The price cut seems to affect other regions, too.
Many people located in different parts of Europe have reported that Siri is not working on devices such as HomePods and iPhones. Users have been unable to access Siri for over two hours in some parts.
Having been launched almost a year ago, the Apple HomePod will become available for sale in both China and Hong Kong as of this Friday, boosting the device's reach to a total of ten markets.
Apple is set to push a new update out to its HomePod. The new release was announced at yesterday's event and brings new features including phone calling and receiving, and support for Spanish.
Apple's Q2 2018 earning report states that the "Other Products" category of the company, which consists of wearables and home devices, saw a strong 60% growth year-over-year, earning $3.74 billion.
The fifth beta of iOS 12 includes updated HomePod set-up screens which strongly hint that phone calling support may finally be coming to the fabric-covered smart speaker in the near future.
A private beta of iOS 12 targeted for the Apple HomePod has revealed some of the features that could be headed to the smart speaker and one such feature is the ability to receive phone calls.
Apple is said to be working with Foxconn for the upcoming models of the AirPods earbuds and HomePod smart speaker. The tech giant is also reportedly in talks with Tymphany for the over-ear headphones.
The latest update for iOS, version 11.4, is now available with support for multi-HomePod setups, AirPlay 2 for easier control over playback across different speakers, and Messages in iCloud.
The Apple HomePod's $349 price tag is steep compared to other alternatives. A cheaper variant could certainly help Apple claw back some much needed market share from Amazon and Google.
It appears that Apple's HomePod smart speaker isn't quite as popular as one would think. The speaker was a hit during pre-orders but currently has a dismal four percent market share in weekly sales.
Apple has released a new advertisement for its HomePod smart speaker, directed by filmmaker Spike Jonze. It features singer FKA Twigs in a dance number, performed to Anderson .Paak's 'Til It's Over'.
According to early reviews of Apple's HomePod, the device actually leaves white rings behind on wooden furniture, although it's not currently known what might be causing the issue.
Apple's new smarthome device is supposed to be a step up from competitors such as Amazon Echo and Google Home. So while the power draw is higher, it is expected to need less than as a 10W LED.
Apple is now taking pre-orders for its HomePod smart speaker. Among other features, it comes with a strong focus on high-fidelity audio, touch controls and Apple's smart assistant Siri built-in.
After a delay of a few months, Apple has announced that its Siri-powered smart home device will be launching early next month in the United States, UK, and Australia. Pre-orders will begin soon.
Apple has received one million units of the upcoming HomePod from one of its suppliers. The news suggests that Apple could imminently launch its $349 smart speaker in the U.S., U.K., and Australia.
It might seem like Apple's HomePod is a hasty response to Amazon and Google's smart speakers, but according to new information, it appears that the firm was working on this project since around 2012.
Apple confirmed today that it will be delaying its HomePod smart speaker until early 2018, where it was originally slated to ship next month in December, as the company announced in June.
Apple has patented a sub-display fingerprint imaging technology based on acoustic imaging which could replace Touch ID in the near future and perhaps mark the end of the Home button.
Apple's HomePod firmware has yet again revealed some new information, this time regarding a possible Apple TV refresh rumored to include high dynamic range support for both Dolby Vision and HDR10.
Further details have been revealed regarding Apple's rumored facial recognition system for the iPhone 8. Apple's HomePod firmware hints that this new mechanism will most likely work with Apple Pay.
You might think this is some strange new alternate reality, but you'd be wrong; The Rock and Apple's digital assistant Siri star in a sci-fi action movie parody together called 'The Rock x Siri'.
According to a report, the smart home appliance that started the fad of home assistants is set to get an upgrade later this year. The design is said to be sleeker to compete with the likes of Homepod.
For some time, Apple was rumored to be developing a smart speaker for the home. Today, the firm announced its HomePod, a smart speaker that melds robust sound supported by an intelligent platform.