As rumors suggested, Apple announced a new product. It’s called the HomePod and it Apple’s attempt at a smart speaker. Focused on sound, this device features a 7 beam forming tweeter array and Apple-designed woofer. The speaker has spatial awareness with its 6 microphones is able to direct the sound. Inside is Apple’s A8 chip. Siri runs the show. It takes all of the commands and can do more than just play music. It can pretty much do anything that Siri can, like control HomeKit devices, make reminders, set timers, and more.
This device will come in two colors: space gray and white. It will cost $349 and launch in December.