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HomePod and HomePod Minis

Comparing and Combining the HomePod and HomePod Minis

HomePod and HomePod Minis

I moved my HomePod back into by bedroom earlier today so I could do some head-to-head comparisons with my stereo paired HomePod Minis. The results were fairly predictable, but actually a bit more lopsided than I expected. When it comes to pure sound quality, a single HomePod buries a pair of HomePod Minis convincingly.

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Apple’s HomePod Mini is an Interesting Compromise

HomePod Mini

I got the two HomePod Mini’s that I ordered on launch day Wednesday afternoon and have spent some time kicking the tires and seeing what they are capable of. To be completely honest, my experience has been a bit mixed so far, but I still like what I hear overall.

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HomePod Mini in White and Black

Apple’s HomePod Mini Sells Out on Day One

HomePod Mini in White and Black
What does this mean for Apple’s plans for the home?

I have to admit that I’ve been more excited about some of Apple’s “other” rumored devices than the iPhone this year. While the iPad Air was interesting because it delivers some Pro features at a cheaper starting price, the AirPods Studio and HomePod Mini both sounded new and different.

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I Didn’t Care About Apple’s HomePod Mini Until I Saw the Rumored Price

There have been rumors that Apple will release a half-size version of the HomePod for a long time, but I never had any interest in them. I bought the original HomePod to use as a speaker, so I wasn’t severely disappointed with its shortcomings as an intelligent assistant. I was critical that Apple didn’t use the device as motivation to dig into the problems and make using Siri a better experience, but it didn’t really mar my use of the device.

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Tim Cook

Apple Release and Event News is Leaking All Over the Place

Tim Cook

All of the sudden, we have multiple sources leaking potential Apple release and event dates. While there are some conflicts and variances, the fact that this news is starting to go public is worth being excited over. This means new Apple gear is getting closer. That’s how the game works. And if a couple of these leaks are correct, that could be very soon.

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