HomePod

HomePod price reduced from £319 to £279

HomePod price reduced from £319 to £279

Apple today has reduced the price of the HomePod in most markets around the world by around £40 in the UK, and $50 in the US. The HomePod has been on sale now for little over a year, and according to AppleInsider who have received some inside information, the cost reduction is a permanent one and this is due to manufacturing savings at scale. HomePod is showing up at the reduced rate […]

HomePod software 12.2 released alongside iOS 12.2

HomePod software 12.2 released alongside iOS 12.2

iOS 12.2 was released yesterday just after the Apple event for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch but also a new software update for HomePod was released: 12.2 This update, despite being a point release doesn’t contain much at all, only that iOS 12.2 for HomePod now adds support for 802.1x wireless networks that don’t require unique credentials to join – this type of set up is usually found in enterprise […]

iOS 12.1.3 for iOS and HomePod released to fix a host of bugs

iOS 12.1.3 for iOS and HomePod released to fix a host of bugs

This week, Apple has released a much needed bug fix update for iOS 12, with iOS 12.1.3. This update applies to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and the HomePod, as the HomePod basically runs a lighter version of iOS, it gets all the updates too. What has been fixed? Messages Some users had issues with Messages, where if you scrolled through a list of images in the details panel, it would […]

Apple HomePod is launching in China and Hong Kong on 18th Jan

Apple HomePod is launching in China and Hong Kong on 18th Jan

Apple’s HomePod smart speaker has been on sale here in the UK as well as Australia and the United States since last year and then support for Canada, France and Germany was added in June then Spain and Mexico were added late last year, in October. But now, Apple is expanding into one of the biggest markets it has. As of January 18th, the HomePod will go on sale in […]

HomePod will be on sale in Spain and Mexico from October 26th

HomePod will be on sale in Spain and Mexico from October 26th

In a press release from Apple about the new software update for HomePod, it mentions all the new features that were added with iOS 12 for HomePod, but at the very bottom of the page it mentions HomePod is available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the UK and US, and will be available in Mexico and Spain starting October 26. HomePod is available in white and space gray at an […]

New HomePod software update released

New HomePod software update released

Today, alongside iOS 12, watchOS 5 and tvOS 12 Apple has released a new update for the HomePod, Apple’s Siri based smart speaker. At the iPhone event last week, Tim Cook revealed at the end of the keynote that a new update would be coming to the HomePod, and today is that day. What’s new? This is one of the HomePod’s first major updates, it now includes the ability to […]

Apple is launching HomePod in Canada, France and Germany on June 18th

Apple is launching HomePod in Canada, France and Germany on June 18th

Since the delayed launch earleir this year, which was pushed back from the end of last year – the HomePod has suffered from a limited lauch base, with it only being availe in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia from day one. Now however, Apple is planning on expanding the sales reach of its smart speaker to Canada, France and Germany, starting from June 18th. To go alongside this […]

HomePod will require an iOS 11 device to be setup

HomePod will require an iOS 11 device to be setup

Apple’s latest product, the HomePod is nearly with us – with shipments expected this week for those who pre-ordered last week and the actual release is this week, on the 9th Feb. But as we get closer to the release date, more and more information and tidbits are being uncovered about how the device works and what is required to set up the speaker. The HomePod will require an Apple […]