The home app isn't the most intuitive bit of software from Apple. I wanted to unpair my new HomePod and it wasn't immediately obvious. Here's how Tap on the home app Long hold on the paired HomePod icon Tap details Scroll to the bottom and you'll see ungroup accessories Tap
I've been loving having a quality audio experience in my home office, as I wrote about before but the more I used it the more I loved having it in the office. The issue I had is that I took it from the kitchen where the whole family could enjoy it. We had gotten used to … Continue reading Why I bought a second HomePod
With iOS 11.4 Apple have enabled AirPlay 2 and the ability to pair two HomePods to create multi-room or stereo pairing two of them together. I'm currently strategising on how I can pick up another one (selling Sonos and some old gadgets to fund it) but here is Jason Snells take on the update.
With any Apple purchase I have to have that internal dialogue of "Do I really need Apple Care +?". On something like an iPad Pro or iPhone X the answer is an obvious YES but on a device that lives at home what should you do? I chose YES and I feel that if like … Continue reading Should you buy Apple Care + for the HomePod?
I'm in a love hate relationship with SIRI. Up until I got the HomePod I'd all but stopped using it on my iPhone, frustrated at the limitations and lack of seemingly being able to understand me. It was another story in the car though, with CarPlay I was using it all the time to get … Continue reading Is SIRI any good on the HomePod?
I’ve been using a Sonos Play 1 in my office for a year or so and when HomePod was launched I’d written it off. I was skeptical that it would sound better and be a useful piece of technology to bring into my life. I know in this day and age you aren’t allowed to … Continue reading Apple HomePod initial thoughts