• Apple May Launch Cheaper, Beats-Branded HomePod For $199

    1 month ago - By Ubergizmo

    Apple jumped on the smart speaker bandwagon not too long ago with the HomePod. It costs $350 and is quite a bit expensive than the other smart speakers but the company has sought to align the product with the Sonos' of the world and not the Amazon Echos, in that it's charging a premium for a better audio experience. However, if a new report is to be believed, the company reportedly wants to cater to customers who don't want to spend as much on a speaker by launching a cheaper, Beats-branded HomePod speaker.
    Amazon and Google have already established strong positions for themselves in the...
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  • How much should Apple's rumored ‘cheaper' HomePod cost?

    How much should Apple's rumored ‘cheaper' HomePod cost?

    1 month ago - By 9to5Mac

    Over the last few months, several reports have indicated that Apple has a cheaper HomePod in the pipeline to join the existing $349 model. Last night, a report suggested that device could be priced at $199 .
    With companies like Amazon and Google expanding their smart speaker families at rapid paces, at what price point do you want Apple's next smart speaker to be?
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  • Apple's rumored cheaper HomePod tipped to have Beats branding

    Apple's rumored cheaper HomePod tipped to have Beats branding

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    Bought yourself a HomePod yet? Amidst talk that sales aren't doing too well , we've heard rumors about a cheaper version hitting the market, and today there's some extra information about that cut-price HomePod - it's going to come with Beats branding. Remember that Apple acquired the Beats audio company back in 2014, though there's hardly been a deluge of Apple-and-Beats-branded kit in the meantime. The move could be a handy way of promoting the Beats label while giving HomePod smart speaker sales a much-needed boost at the same time. The new report comes from Sina in Asia and should be...
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