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HomePod will support multiplayer mode

In the beta version of iOS 11.2.5 was discovered new icons in the application “Home”.

They allow to discover some new use cases HomePod. For example, you can mute voice assistant and disable the “Hey Siri”. Default HomePod user is always listening and ready to respond to the request at any second. A similar “trick” can be useful at the party.

One of the interesting features can be considered as a multiplayer mode. To do this, the developers have integrated in the assistant personalized accounts. String found in application code, “House”, show that the HomePod is capable of supporting multiple unique voices. This means that more than one person can control Siri and expect personalized results.

Smart column Apple HomePod was announced at the conference for developers WWDC 2017. Representatives of the company promised that the device will cost $ 349 and will go on sale in December 2017, but the exact date is not reported.

Apple claims that the sound quality HomePod will differ from other portable speakers in a better way. Built-in subwoofer provides clean, deep bass response, and seven tweeters are responsible for the accurate transmission of high-frequency sounds and acoustic compositions.

Unlike competitors Amazon Echo and Google Home, she has the best technical characteristics. HomePod is able to play music from Apple Music service, manage gadgets for the smart home with HomeKit support to execute certain commands.

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