Has Anyone Purchased A HomePod?

Hondamaker

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If so, how do you like it? I love mine, but until there's an update, Siri on the HomePod won't unlock anything through HomeKit. My biggest gripe. It won't unlock the door or open the garage but my other iDevices will.
 

Hondamaker

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I read that the latest (and first) HomePod update screwed up the sound equalization.
I haven't noticed any difference in the sound after the update, although I do have tinnitus from working at the Honda plant all those years. Maybe that has something to do with it. Either way, I'm not affected by it. Makes my upstairs tv, without the sound bar, sound pretty good! Music sounds awesome. It will gain more functionality after some more updates.
 

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I haven't noticed any difference in the sound after the update, although I do have tinnitus from working at the Honda plant all those years. Maybe that has something to do with it. Either way, I'm not affected by it. Makes my upstairs tv, without the sound bar, sound pretty good! Music sounds awesome. It will gain more functionality after some more updates.
Wow. You're the first non-spammer I've seen here all day.
 

Josh Yates

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I love mine...but have the gripes everyone else has. Alexa and Google are WAY above Siri. The biggest downside is Siri. However, for our use, it controls what smart home things we have. Selling my Alexa stuff. The speaker is just superior...and I've always wanted a good speaker apart from my home theater system. It fits that bill. I tried the Sonos One pair with Alexa build in, but they just didn't sound as good. Granted, I could've used them as stereo, but I don't need/want a stereo system in my family room. One unobtrusive speaker is what I wanted...and the HomePod just sounded so superior, IMO. Some would disagree...and that's okay!
 
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blonko

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The greatest disadvantage is Siri. Be that as it may, for our utilization, it controls what brilliant home things we have. Selling my Alexa stuff. The speaker is simply superior...and I've generally needed a decent speaker separated from my home theater framework. It fits that bill. I attempted the Sonos One sets with Alexa work in, however they simply didn't sound as great. Truly, I could've utilized them as sound system, yet I needn't bother with/need a sound system in my family room. One subtle speaker is the thing that I wanted...and the HomePod just sounded so prevalent, IMO. Some would disagree...and that is alright!
 

blonko

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The greatest disadvantage is Siri. Be that as it may, for our utilization, it controls what brilliant home things we have. Selling my Alexa stuff. The speaker is simply superior...and I've generally needed a decent speaker separated from my home theater framework. It fits that bill. I attempted the Sonos One sets with Alexa work in, however they simply didn't sound as great. Truly, Kodi nox I could've utilized them as sound system, yet I needn't bother with/need a sound system in my family room. One subtle speaker is the thing that I wanted...and the HomePod just sounded so prevalent, IMO. Some would disagree...and that is alright!
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