How to repair or replace your HomePod

Apple’s HomePod is a surprisingly small, surprisingly loud, and surprisingly heavy speaker. It’s packed with tweeters, microphones, and other audio hardware all susceptible to physical damage (especially if you find yourself moving it around a lot). It’s also packed with Siri and other HomePod-specific software that, while not susceptible to drops, is always susceptible to software bugs. If… Read More »

Best Smart Speaker | iMore

Best introductory option: Google Home Mini See at Best Buy The Google Home Mini offers a surprising amount of sound from a tiny package — and a ton of question-answering prowess, to boot. While it doesn’t have Amazon’s skills or Apple’s commitment to privacy, Google’s speaker stands out by offering an easy-to-use app, support for routines and custom phrases,… Read More »

Best apps to track skiing, snowboarding, and hockey on your Apple Watch

Photo courtesy Apple. Whether you’re a skier, snowboarder, or hockey player, the Apple Watch has some excellent apps that make it easy to track your exercise. watchOS 4.2 even has custom workout APIs built-in that support specific skiing and snowboarding metrics, including: Vertical descent and horizontal distance Number of runs Average and maximum speed
 All that is in… Read More »