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HomePod white rings: 10 ways to protect your wood furniture

We've compiled an assortment of coasters, doilies, books, and boxes that will keep your furniture safe from the HomePod's white streaks.

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8 ways Apple can make HomePod an even better music player

HomePod sounds great, but it isn't the music authority Apple wants you to think it is. Here are eight ways Apple can make it better.

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HomePod review

Apple’s HomePod sounds great, but feels unfinished.

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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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Libratone Too Bluetooth speaker review: High-fidelity sound on the go

This portable speaker delivers uncommonly good near-field sound for its size.

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HomePod, iOS 12: 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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How to set up HomePod

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

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UA Sport Flex wireless headphone review: Made for active music lovers

With an LED safety light, adjustable neckband, and enough sonic energy to pump up any workout, these JBL-designed, Under Armour-branded Bluetooth headphones are a smart exercise companion.

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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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Double or nothing: Certain standards only get applied to Apple

For some weird reason the home speaker market is the only thing that matters.

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First Look: Unboxing the Apple HomePod

We have Apple's new smart speaker. Watch the video to see us unbox it and set it up. Plus, we answer questions from the viewing audience.

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ZMI PowerPack 20000 review: A speedy charger for your USB-C MacBook or MacBook Pro

Fast, compact, well-designed, and a good bargain, this battery is on top of the pack.

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6 things to do to prepare for the Apple HomePod

If a new HomePod is on your way to your home today, here are six things you need to do before it arrives.

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How to watch the Olympics in 4K HDR

If you have the right hardware and pay TV subscription, you can catch some of the action from the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in 4K and HDR (high dynamic range).

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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.

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iOS 11.3 Battery Health FAQ: What it does and how to use it on your iPhone

The iOS 11.3 Public Beta has introduced the new Battery Health tab in Settings to provide better control over battery-related performance throttling. Here's everything you need to know about it.