February 8, 2023

The Apple HomePod 2 has now landed for anyone who needs a powerful, iPhone-compatible smart speaker. But Apple’s new wireless marvel has also helped deliver some treats to its little brother; the HomePod mini.

Thanks to a software update coming soon, the HomePod mini (opens in a new tab) You will see some hitherto untapped smart home talent unlocked. One of the biggest new features of the Apple HomePod 2 is some built-in temperature and humidity sensors, which the company says can cause the speaker to automatically close blinds or turn on smart fans.