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Apple made it easy for AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max to shift among all your devices, even when you don’t want that. How-ToSiri can now give you a personal briefing on weather, traffic, your calendar, and news. You can pair with several devices, but have to manage connecting and disconnecting with most Bluetooth headphones.
How-ToYou’ve got one HomePod in your living room and four people who want to use it. No problem! How-ToWant your iPhone to play what your HomePod is playing? Just bring the two devices close together. How-ToApple’s smart speaker can now lull you to sleep and shut off after you drift into dreamland. How-ToLike to work or sleep to the sounds of ocean waves, raindrops, or a crackling fireplace? Your HomePod can finally help. Stereo playback hasn’t yet come to system audio output or other apps because it relies on AirPlay 2. Plus, can HomePods manage surround sound? (No.) How-ToThe HomePod should keep itself up to date, but you can force a software update if you want to. How-ToIf you want to go through setup again or use a different Apple ID, you’ll have to reset your HomePod. How-ToWant to give Siri an Australian accent or swap its gender? It’s easy! Apple touts Siri as a way to control HomePod. But you can use a Mac, iPhone, or iPad when you don’t feel like talking. TipYour HomePod can do more than kick out the jams. More than you may realize. How-ToApple’s smart speaker makes it easy to get started. How-ToApple’s wireless headphones make it easy to enjoy a little private TV time. TipThe Find My iPhone app has a new trick in iOS 10.3—locating a misplaced set of AirPods. Well, if they’re on and connected, anyway.