Consumer Reports publishes initial HomePod comparison tests
The initial wave of reviews in the press about Apple’s HomePod smart speaker have been very positive about its hardware – specifically its audio quality. Now Consumer Reports has published some ‘early results’ of...
February 13, 2018
Apple HomePod release sparks more analyst predictions
The Apple HomePod joined the smart-speakers battle on Friday, with first shipments of the device landing in people’s living rooms and kitchens. The first takes on HomePod in last week’s reviews are hardening into a wider...
February 12, 2018
Apple HomePod reviews: sounds great, could be smarter
Apple’s HomePod smart speaker goes on sale this Friday (9 February) in the US, UK and Australia, with the first wave of reviews published yesterday. How does it compare to the Amazon Echo and Google Home ranges? Reviewers...
February 7, 2018
Apple HomePod smart speaker will go on sale on 9 February
Apple HomePod, the company's first smart speaker, will go on sale on 9 February in the US, UK and Australia, with pre-orders kicking off online this Friday (26 January). The company announced the dates today, having delayed...
January 23, 2018
Report claims Apple HomePod is ‘a huge missed opportunity’
Apple has just announced that its HomePod smart speaker won’t be on sale until early in 2018. Now Bloomberg has been shedding more details on the backstory of the product, which if the article is true, paints a picture...
November 22, 2017
Apple HomePod keeps Siri voice commands for Apple Music
Business Insider has chosen its words carefully in an article about Apple’s new smart speaker: ‘Spotify won't work with Siri on Apple's HomePod’. It’s sparked by a message published by Apple for app developers...
October 31, 2017
Amazon and Google launch smart-speaker flash sales
Don’t underestimate Amazon and Google’s determination to get their smart speakers – the Echo family and Google Home respectively – into as many homes as possible. Amazon has launched an aggressive sale for the...
July 11, 2017
Apple Music gets more social as HomePod speaker debuts
As expected, there was a new milestone for Apple Music subscribers, new features for Apple’s streaming service, and a smart-speaker unveiled to boost its prospects in the home at last night’s WWDC event in San Jose. There...
June 6, 2017