HomePod is now on sale in Denmark

Last week, Apple put both HomePod models on sale in Denmark, shortly after being launched in Singapore in April. Both the new second-generation HomePod and HomePod mini are now available. The larger HomePod is 2.599,00 kr and HomePod mini is priced from 899,00 kr. The new larger HomePod was launched earlier this year in January, after the original model was dropped in 2021. The HomePod mini was debuted in October […]

New HomePod and HomePod mini launching in Singapore next week

The new HomePod second generation and even the HomePod mini still aren’t available in that many places around the world and Apple is working hard to expand the availability of both speakers. Starting next week both the new HomePod and HomePod mini will go on sale in Singapore, starting on 6th April. Just yesterday, Apple added both devices to the Apple Online Store in Singapore, priced from S$139 for the […]

Apple releases HomePod OS 16.3.2, with a fix for some Siri requests not working

Yesterday, Apple released a new software update for the HomePod line of devices, which now include the first generation HomePod, second-generation ‌HomePod‌, and the HomePod mini. This update addresses an issue with Siri which could have some issues when asking it HomeKit related questions, as sometimes these requests could fail. Release Notes “This update addresses an issue where asking Siri for smart home requests may fail, and also includes general […]

Apple releases HomePod OS 16.3, with support for temperature and humidity sensors

Apple has today released HomePod OS 16.3, just a day after iOS 16.3, watchOS 9.3 and macOS 13.2 was released. This new update can be installed now on the HomePod first and second-generation as well as the HomePod mini. 16.3 contains support for the temperature and humidity sensors on the HomePod mini and the HomePod second-generation as well as some nice improvements for Find My and usability regarding volume control. […]

Apple announces new HomePod, priced at £299/$299

Apple has today announced the brand new HomePod, second generation. The new model is available from today in either white and midnight costing $299 in the US and £299 in the UK. The first deliveries to customers will begin Friday 3rd February. In terms of design, it is pretty much identical to the HomePod that Apple discontinued back in March 2021. The design is better described as a larger HomePod […]

HomePod 16.2 now available, revamps Home app architecture

Apple has today released new updates for pretty much all of its products, Mac, Apple TV, Apple Watch, iPhone and iPad but we also get a new update for the HomePod and HomePod mini. The software release, 16.2 has limited release notes simply stating it includes “performance and stability improvements” – but this update includes much more than that. HomePod 16.2 adds support for the new and improved Home app architecture, […]

Apple releases new software for HomePod and HomePod mini with version 15.6

Apple today has released a new software update for the HomePod and HomePod mini, with version 15.6. This goes alongside iOS 15.6, iPadOS 15.6, macOS Monterey 12.5, and tvOS 15.6 – all of which were released today. Not much has been added, with support for Siri voice recognition support in new languages and countries. Support has been added in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Japanese. Release Notes “Software version 15.6 adds Siri […]

Apple releases HomePod software version 15.5.1, fixes an issue that could cause music to stop playing

Apple today has released a new update for the HomePod and HomePod mini, with software version 15.5.1. This release fixes an issue that could cause music to stop playing after a small period of time. It is not clear how many users had this issue, but this update likely addresses some other bugs and makes some general improvements too. HomePods can be updated via the Home app on iOS, iPadOS […]

Apple releases software version 15.4.1 for HomePod and HomePod mini

Apple this week has released a new software update for the HomePod and HomePod mini, alongside other updated for iOS, iPadOS, macOS and more. This new release follows on from version 15.4 which was released earlier in March. HomePod 15.4.1 addresses on major issue which could prevent some HomeKit accessories from responding when using Siri to control them. The update is available now and will be installed automatically if auto […]

Apple releases software version 15.4 for HomePod and HomePod mini

Apple has today released software version 15.4 for HomePod and HomePod mini, with support for captive WiFi networks, useful for universities, hotels and other public networks. This update follows on from the last update, 15.3 which was released around a month ago. As well as supporting captive WiFi networks, Siri has a new voice option. You can update the HomePod OS on your device from the Home app, otherwise it’ll […]