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Apple HomePod Review

Sonos founder and former CEO reviews Apple’s HomePod

February 12th, 2018

Apple released the HomePod speaker this past Friday, and it was probably the only Apple launch we can recall that can’t be described as “hotly anticipated.” Sure, Apple fans were excited that the company was entering a new product category, and of course Apple bloggers were over the moon. But the HomePod marks the first …

HomePod review roundup

HomePod review roundup: Great sound can’t save this not-so-smart speaker

February 6th, 2018

Apple’s long-awaited smart speaker, the HomePod, is finally set to launch on Friday following months of delays. Although this launch has been low-key as far as new Apple products go, there’s a lot riding on the HomePod. It’s Apple’s first entrant into a brand-new product category, and an important one at that. Smart speakers and …

HomePod Audio Sources

These are the audio sources Apple’s HomePod will support at launch

February 1st, 2018

After a multi-week delay, Apple’s HomePod is now available for pre-order, with deliveries expected to begin on February 9. While many of the early HomePod reviews we’ve seen have been overwhelmingly positive, there are still a number of unanswered questions about what Apple’s smart speaker will bring to the table. This stems, in part, from …

HomePod Sound Quality

HomePod review roundup: Apple’s new speaker lives up to the hype

January 28th, 2018

One of the more interesting things about the HomePod is that Apple’s isn’t positioning the device as a direct competitor to products like Google Home and the Amazon Echo. On the contrary, Apple’s strategy with the HomePod is to deliver a speaker that provides unrivaled acoustic performance for less than $400. While Siri will certainly …

Apple HomePod preorders

Preorders for Apple’s HomePod are now live

January 26th, 2018

After being unveiled last summer and then delayed multiple times, Apple’s HomePod smart speaker is finally available to preorder as of this morning on Apple’s online store and on the Apple Store app. It comes in space gray and white and retails for $349. The first deliveries will begin arriving in the US, UK and Australia …

HomePod Release

Apple will release its HomePod speaker on February 9th for $349

January 23rd, 2018

Apple over the past few months has been on the receiving end of some well-deserved criticism regarding a number of increasingly high-profile product delays. Most recently, Apple was forced to push back the release of its HomePod smart speaker by a few weeks. Originally scheduled to hit store shelves in December, strategically timed to take …