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Apple: put your HomePod 'on a different surface' if it leaves wood marks

One year ago   |   By Phone Arena

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time...- Andy Slater February 15, 2018
The new Siri-powered HomePod smart speaker has been leaving ring marks on people's wooden surfaces, it seems, and it might be par for the course, says Apple. Some of the people who got the HomePod, noticed it leaves lighter circles where it lies. It turns out that these might be the oils or wax on certain wooden materials getting diffused by the silicon base that is absorbing the thumping sounds emanating from the speaker. Say what? Yes, it's a thing, and it is in ...
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Apple admits your HomePod might stain wooden surfaces

Apple admits your HomePod might stain wooden surfaces

One year ago   |   By Tech Radar

Apple has acknowledged a number of complaints from users who say their HomePod speakers are leaving white rings on wooden surfaces, admitting that "it is not unusual for any speaker with a vibration-dampening silicone base to leave mild marks when placed on some wooden surfaces". Numerous reviews and users on Twitter have been pointing out the major flaw in Apple's new smart speaker, which is apparently caused by oils diffusing between the silicone base and the surface of the Apple. The marks should be able to be cleaned off and will fade gradually anyway, the brand says. In the meantime...
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