HomePod's non-removable cable can be repaired for $29 United States dollars through Apple

HomePod's non-removable cable can be repaired for $29 United States dollars through Apple

Whilst Apple stores sell Sonos speakers, and Sonos products support Apple Music streaming, the dawn of the HomePod and Sonos One will see both products compete head-to-head. In comparison, response correctness was a lot higher among its competitors with 81 percent for Google, 64 percent for Alexa and 57 percent for Cortana.

First discovered by 9to5Mac, Sonos has tweeted out a custom playlist dedicated to Apple's HomePod.

Either as a result of this fact, or simply because it's keen to add more content to its somewhat-new Support channel on YouTube, Apple has published three new videos created to help new HomePod owners get familiar with their speakers' full capabilities.


Apple describes damaged or detached cables for HomePod as something it expects to be a "rare instance" for users, but it does have a policy in place to perform repairs at a cost.

The choice to collate tracks on Spotify is also notable, as Apple does not offer direct Spotify playback like Sonos' speakers do. Tapping the top will play or pause a song, and a double-tap and triple-tap will skip to the next song or go back to the last one.

The next video explains how to use the HomePod's touch controls. Within the HomePod's settings screen, you can activate its Sound Check mode to keep your tunes at a consistent volume. You'll also find a few settings related to Siri activations, so you can disable "Hey, Siri" commands and touch activations per your preferences.

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