Jason CrossStaff Writer, Macworld

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Report: Apple is developing high-end noise-cancelling headphones

These over-the-ear cans would compete with Bose and Apple's own Beats brand.

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iOS 12 wishlist: What we want from Apple's next major OS update

iOS 12 is probably not going to deliver a big overhaul, but there's still plenty of room for impactful improvements.

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How to update your HomePod

The HomePod should keep itself up to date, but you can force a software update if you want to.

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Apple Music wish list: 17 ways to improve the app and service

If Apple Music wants to be number one, it can start by improving its iOS app.

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How to reset your HomePod

If you want to go through setup again or use a different Apple ID, you'll have to reset your HomePod.

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How to change Siri's voice on HomePod

Want to give Siri an Australian accent or swap its gender? It's easy!

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How to change Siri's voice

Siri can be a "he" or a "she" and even speak with a different accent.

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HomePod, iOS 12, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 592

We've had the HomePod for a few days. What do we think? There's more news about iOS 12. We also feature your comments and questions.

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6 improvements HomePod needs to compete

HomePod sounds great, but otherwise doesn't stack up well against other smart speakers. Here's how Apple can fix that.

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15 awesome tips and tricks to master Apple's HomePod

Your HomePod can do more than kick out the jams. More than you may realize.

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How to set up HomePod

Apple's smart speaker makes it easy to get started.

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Apple HomePod review: Not yet ready to take the stage

Apple's smart speaker sounds great but feels unfinished.

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Apple adds live news listings to TV app on iOS and Apple TV

You'll need each channel's respective apps to watch.

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Ahead of the Oscars, Apple offers $19.99 movie bundles and discounts

This is a good opportunity to snag some top-notch movies for less.

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HomePod early reviews, Apple Watch apps, iOS 11.3 Battery Health, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 591

The first round of HomePod reviews are out. Developers are leaving the Apple Watch. The beta of iOS 11.3 with Battery Health settings will be released soon. We also feature your comments and questions.