Reactions to Apple’s HomePod delay to ‘early 2018’ (Apple Byte)



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27 thoughts on “Reactions to Apple’s HomePod delay to ‘early 2018’ (Apple Byte)

  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    Myself and a few others have had issues with AirPods connecting to our phones. Just confirmed with an Apple tech and it's a known issue with IOS 11 that if you have the Apple Watch Series 3 more than likely it will interfere with the AirPods connection causing dropped audio as well as feedback during calls. I love all of my Apple products but it really looks like this has been the year that the seamless integration of their products have really broken down. Definitely disappointing to see.

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    It’s okay if they take their time :’) they should take a two year delay for new products that will actually innovate. Or more if they have to. It’s burning out. Delays are okay.

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    I mean apple does tend to over joy every one on their products but I really think this home pod is going to be better than the rest of the competition. And we R talking about the greatest tech company in the world so I really think they are going to figure it out

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    HomePod is a waste money. It's expensive and the Google Home Mini can do all that shiz

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    This video is such a sad reflection of the shallow, materialistic times we live in. Let’s all sit down and grapple with the harsh reality of a company postponing their luxury speaker product for a few months to make sure it lives up to their quality expectations. Whatever will we do in the meantime? Not only can I not believe this qualifies as serious news, but that it justified a standalone fireside chat video.

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    Are you really that upset about the HomePod not being ready? Most people are still trying to recover from that iPhone X bill. LOL..HomePod is not something that is really going to change people's lives. I rather them do it right than rushing it out and it flops.

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    Gone were the days of Apple announcing something that is available the same day or sometime soon. Just like other companies now… high five Tim!

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    Apple has been disappointing us steadily since 2016, so nothing really surprises me anymore.

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    it's a kind of brainwashing of its custumers Apple are doing.. they make the die hard Apple fans wait to get the Air Pods till they got foams around their mouths.. they don't want to be in a situation like this again, that is for sure… they will be submissive and follow Apple's indirect brainwashing commands. It's is between the lines -> "buy our products, BUUUUUYYYY OUR PRODUUUUUCTS!!!!" Apple is like a ghost

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    I have the money to get one now, oh well, I’ll get something else.

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    The home pod looks boring and over priced. But next years iPhone plus model I gotta have it.

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    Typical Apple behind schedule over priced lacking innovation dated tech and constant problems when they release a new phone etc at least they r consistent

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    Profit profit profit that’s all they care is satisfying stock holders. Spend more of your goddam mon on RnD. Let’s work on some tv shows like GOT u guys have tons of money put it to good use

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    HomePod sounds like some futuristic crib where u just go to sleep and then when you wake up, the pod opens up and lets you out

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    I just want the HomePod as a good speaker. Siri is just a bonus and I have an Apple Music subscription.

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    Really don’t care about a $400 speaker, sonos one is out can use Alexa google assistant and airplay for $200,so….there’s that.

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    Tim is a businessman, so I guess Apple will continue to grow but their products are going to be more and more average. Our bars just got raised high by Steve so get real. And I’m not gonna by Homepods anyway because I don’t like Apple Music verses Spotify. (But I do respect that Apple treats artists better than Spotify, so if their suggested radio reads my mind better in the future I will switch)

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  • November 18, 2017 at 9:07 am
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    I’m a super Apple fan but must admit I’m slowly entering the Android world. I’m already a Sonos owner and Google assistant is coming in a few months and i just bought the Pixel XL. Not only has Apple had delays, the cost of its products are also climbing while other companies pump out fun and innovative tech at a little bit more affordable prices.

    I should also point out that I’m leaving in Sweden as well and we’re waiting even longer for products sometimes. That’s a bad Apple!

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