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  1. Apple’s HomePod offers parents the satisfaction of being listened to

    We’ve tried a variety of speakers out over the years in our family…

  2. Sonos files for IPO

    Wireless speaker company Sonos Inc filed for an initial public offering on Friday…

  3. iMore reviews Apple’s HomePod: Retina for your ears

    One day, HomePod might be part of a greater SiriOS mesh that…

  4. David Pogue reviews Apple HomePod with stereo and multi-room capabilities: ‘Ooh, man’

    Here’s the happy news for the true-blue Applehead: it works great…

  5. There’s really no reason to buy a HomePod now or something

    At an event in San Francisco on Wednesday, the home-audio company…

  6. HomePod stereo pairing took a frustratingly long time to arrive, but it was worth the wait

    It was a frustratingly long wait for Apple to finally launch AirPlay 2…

  7. Google overtakes Amazon to lead in smart speaker market unit sales

    Smart speakers continue to be the world’s fastest-growing consumer technology segment…

  8. Apple to launch $199 HomePod under Beats brand, says source

    Apple is preparing to announce a less expensive version of HomePod under the Beats label…

  9. Apple’s HomePod makes a small dent in smart speaker market in debut quarter

    Apple officially jumped into the smart speaker market in the first quarter with the HomePod…

  10. Strategy Analytics: Apple shipped 600,000 HomePods in Q1 for 6% share of smart speaker market

    Amazon and Google accounted for a dominant 70% share of global smart speaker shipments in Q1 2018 although their combined share has fallen from 84% in Q4 2017 and 94% in the year ago quarter…

  11. Teardown: Apple HomePod smart speaker

    Apple is seeking to reward buyers with an array of innovative features. Most target audiophiles…

  12. Smart speaker penetration hits 20% of U.S. Wi-Fi households

    In just three months, that’s more than a 50 percent increase to an astounding 18.7 million U.S. home…

  13. The Inquirer reviews Apple’s HomePod: ‘Looks great, sounds fantastic; Siri needs work’

    We’ve now spent a month with the Apple HomePod, the company’s first attack on the smart speaker market…

  14. I want another Apple HomePod for sure, maybe two more

    One of the tests of truly useful technology is how quickly it stops feeling like a luxury and starts feeling like something you wouldn’t want to live without

  15. Sound quality shootout: Apple HomePod vs. two Sonos Ones

    The smart speaker competition is getting fierce. Voice-powered digital assistants…

  16. Barclays: Apple’s AirPods sales continue to grow, HomePod sales have been ‘underwhelming’

    The analysts expect Apple will continue to increase production of AirPods wireless earphones…

  17. Hey Apple, it’s time to drop the ‘Hey’ from ‘Hey Siri’

    You don’t have to say “Hey Alexa,” so why do we still have to say “Hey Siri?”

  18. There are nearly 50 million smart speaker users in the U.S.

    There are now nearly 50 million smart speaker users in the U.S…

  19. Apple’s HomePod vs. Sonos One with Alexa

    Apple’s entrance into the ‘smart’ speaker market earlier this month was remarkable…

  20. NPD: Apple’s U.S. HomePod day one preorders beat all other smart speakers’ first day preorders, except Amazon’s $50 Echo Dot

    In the U.S., day one pre-orders of Apple’s HomePod were higher than all other smart speaker first day pre-orders, except Amazon’s Echo Dot…

  21. Apple might have a ‘HomePod mini’ in the works

    Today is Apple’s HomePod day!

  22. Apple’s HomePod is openly hostile to any hardware or service not made by Apple

    The notion of Apple’s ‘walled garden’ ecosystem of products precedes even the iPhone…

  23. HomePod faces a challenge with which Apple is totally unfamiliar or something

    HomePod, which finally starts shipping this week, was delayed for several months…

  24. CNET reviews Apple’s HomePod: Strong wireless speaker with awesome sound

    The Apple HomePod produces awesome sound across a broad range of genres…

  25. How to use your new HomePod with your Apple TV

    I recently got a new 4K UHD television set and purposefully didn’t invest in a sound bar because…

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