You can use it to check the news, weather and control your smart home devices. HomePod will offer an enhanced music experience. A feature called “Musicologist” will work with Apple music and stream the songs you request from Siri. The sound is designed to fill the room and take it to a level beyond what Amazon and Google are offering.
The device will be available in black or white. Price is around $349. The launch date is anticipated in December just in time for the holiday season. Need a new desktop? Apple is updating its iMac with improved retina displays, a boost in graphics, Kaby Lake processors and a USB-C plug-in.