Latest Apple speaker news

Apple AirPlay 2: Apple's latest streaming tech explained
Apple AirPlay 2: Apple's latest streaming tech explained By Max Langridge

AirPlay is Apple's Wi-Fi audio streaming tech, and the second-generation is now available. But what exactly is AirPlay 2, what can it do?... Read more

Best Apple HomePod tips and tricks: Plus how to update HomePod
Best Apple HomePod tips and tricks: Plus how to update HomePod By Stuart Miles

So, you've got a new HomePod. Great! But aside from saying "Hey Siri, play me some music" there is plenty more the smart speaker can do.Here we've detailed... Read more

Apple HomePods will soon be able to call you (maybe)
Apple HomePods will soon be able to call you (maybe) By Dan Grabham

It looks like Apple's HomePod will soon be able to make and answer phone calls as well as enable you to retrieve your voicemails. The enhancement has... Read more

Apple HomePod features: Everything you need to know
Apple HomePod features: Everything you need to know By Maggie Tillman

The Apple HomePod is now available. But should you opt for the Siri-powered speaker?... Read more

Apple AirPlay 2 vs AirPlay: What’s the difference?
Apple AirPlay 2 vs AirPlay: What’s the difference? By Maggie Tillman

AirPlay, Apple's proprietary wireless streaming protocol, has received a major update in the form of AirPlay 2.For years, Apple has offered AirPlay so... Read more

Apple's cheaper HomePod may carry Beats branding
Apple's cheaper HomePod may carry Beats branding By Max Langridge

Apple is still allegedly planning a cheaper version of its Siri-powered HomePod speaker and when it does launch, it may carry Beats branding, at least... Read more

A smaller, cheaper Apple HomePod could be on the way
A smaller, cheaper Apple HomePod could be on the way By Max Langridge

The Apple HomePod has only been available for about a month, and it's currently only available in the UK, US and Australia, but that hasn't stopped the... Read more

Apple HomePod now available for £319, here's where to buy it
Apple HomePod now available for £319, here's where to buy it By Stuart Miles

The Apple HomePod is now available to buy in the UK, US and Australia.  First announced at Apple's developer conference in June 2017, the new Siri-equipped... Read more

Why HomePod sounds so good: Inside Apple's secret audio lab
Why HomePod sounds so good: Inside Apple's secret audio lab By Stuart Miles

Six years ago, Apple decided it was going to get into the speaker business for a second time. The first attempt, the iPod Hi-Fi, launched in 2006 to mixed... Read more

Apple's HomePod is now available to order from John Lewis in the UK
Apple's HomePod is now available to order from John Lewis in the UK By Dan Grabham

The Apple HomePod is now available to buy from John Lewis ahead of the in-store launch this Friday.If you buy one in advance you can collect it from any... Read more

What can - and can't - you do with Apple's HomePod?
What can - and can't - you do with Apple's HomePod? By Dan Grabham

Apple’s HomePod is here and will be in stores on Friday. But there’s been a lot of confusion about what you can and can’t do with Apple’s new super... Read more

Apple HomePod on track to launch "soon", as Apple begins receiving shipments
Apple HomePod on track to launch "soon", as Apple begins receiving shipments By Max Langridge

Just last week, analytics company GBH Insights said Apple's HomePod smart speaker would go on sale within the next four to six weeks. It seems the industry... Read more

Apple HomePod smart speaker could go on sale in the next six weeks
Apple HomePod smart speaker could go on sale in the next six weeks By Max Langridge

Apple's long-awaited HomePod smart speaker could finally be released within the next four to six weeks, according to industry analysts. The speaker was... Read more

Apple's HomePod Siri-enabled speaker delayed until "early 2018"
Apple's HomePod Siri-enabled speaker delayed until "early 2018" By Rik Henderson

Apple announced its own music system to rival Google Home, Amazon Echo and Sonos back in June, in the form of the HomePod speaker. And at the time claimed... Read more

Apple has begun production of its Siri speaker, should release this year
Apple has begun production of its Siri speaker, should release this year By Elyse Betters

Amazon is supposedly working on a Siri-powered speaker, and according to a new report, it's now in production.Apple plans to go after both Amazon Echo... Read more

Apple's Echo-like smart speaker with Siri could debut at WWDC 2017
Apple's Echo-like smart speaker with Siri could debut at WWDC 2017 By Elyse Betters

Apple is consistently rumoured to be developing its own smart speaker, and a new report has suggested it could arrive as soon as June.The Amazon Echo... Read more

Now Apple is thought to be making an Amazon Echo-like speaker with Siri
Now Apple is thought to be making an Amazon Echo-like speaker with Siri By Elyse Betters

Amazon Echo has been doing so well that not only Google wants to copy it but now Apple as well.Amazon recently admitted that it's having trouble keeping... Read more

Apple launches iPod Hi-Fi speaker system
Apple launches iPod Hi-Fi speaker system By Stuart Miles

Apple seeing third-party manufacturers make huge sales from speakers systems for the iPod has waded in with its own version. “Apple is reinventing the... Read more