John Kheit put together a HomePod unboxing video for me. It includes not only the unwrapping and unboxing, and his set up process, too. It stops shy of him foaming at the mouth about how much he doesn’t like the sound, but we’ll get to that next Wednesday on Pop.0. Until then, check out the unboxing experience with HomePod!
You can let anyone AirPlay music to your HomePod, or limit who has access. Here’s how to manage AirPlay access to your HomePod.
Based on recommendations from friends and colleagues (TMO‘s and Mac Geek Gab’s Dave Hamilton for one), Dr. Mac went with a $399 Eero system consisting of a gateway and a pair of “beacons.”
It’s always good to hear the origin story, but you shouldn’t be worried about this leak.
Comments both critical and complimentary about Apple and Tim Cook were released in a cache of text messages released by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
It doesn’t come as a surprise though, as Apple wants the HomePod to have that magical “just work” capability like its other products.
They’re all abstract pieces that say little specific about Apple’s smart speaker.
HomePod doesn’t support Bluetooth streaming, so you just have to make sure that you’re connected to AirPlay on your iPhone.
The recent FCC ruling that undermines the concept of net neutrality isn’t the final say as new political and tactical countermeasures gain momentum.
Fret not, it’s possible to stream Spotify on HomePod.
You can watch the news this way as long as you’re running iOS 11 or tvOS 11.
We have a deal on a Lightning cable sheathed in steel. It’s called the TAMO Forever Steel Cable, and it comes in Rose Gold, Gold, Silver, or Black. It’s MFi-certified, too, and priced at $27.99 through us.
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about the HomePod unboxing and setup experience, plus they share some HomePod tips.
You can give your HomePod a unique name, or change the name you already gave it. Read on to learn how.
Want to get the best possible audio from your HomePod? Check out these guidelines for where to place it in your room
Apple is looking into a Florida report of an AirPod battery failure that turned the device into a a charred and mangled mess.
HomePod has a help and tutorial section on Apple’s website, just in time for the smart speaker to arrive.
Sprint and T-Mobile are both planning to dial back their aggressive discounting in 2018, according to The Wall Street Journal. Both carriers—the #4 and #3 carriers in the U.S.—are prime pushers of cheaper plans, and their tactics have served as checks on pricing from Verizon and AT&T (#1 and #2, respectively). In other words, there’s a chance we’ll see higher prices across the board this year. So yay?
Some might insist that Apple’s product line has become bloated. Actually, it’s perfect.
iOS developer Bryan Irace wrote a great piece on Siri, and how Apple has allowed the Siri experience to fracture. Bryan Chaffin recommends it as a good read.