Just days after launching the HomePod, Apple already has a major issue on its hands. The HomePod retails for £319 in the UK and went on sale on 9 February. According to Wirecutter and Pocket Lint, early adopters of the HomePod are noticing rings being left on wooden surfaces where the speaker is placed. The problem reportedly stems from oils that diffuse from the speaker's vibration-dampening silicone base, according to Wirecutter. Apple has since updated its section on "cleaning and taking care of HomePod". "It is not unusual for any speaker with a vibration-dampening silicone base to leave mild marks when placed on some wooden surfaces. "The marks can be caused by oils diffusing between the silicone base and the table surface, and will often go away after several days when the speaker is removed from the wooden surface. If not, wiping the surface gently with a soft damp or dry cloth may remove the marks." "If marks persist, clean the surface with the furniture manufacturer's … [Read more...] about Apple’s new HomePod already has a major issue
Iphone not ringing just vibrating
Cell phones are perpetually being improved by embellishing and increasing their functionalities and recent outbursts of the latest iPhones, androids and other smartphones with the most up-to- date and advanced technology has got people captured in the virtual and online world. Along with this come millions of eyes glued to screens and an increasing problem in today’s society, phone addiction… But is there an even bigger danger to this? According to PEW research, 67% of smartphone owners have admitted to checking their phone calls and messages when their phone didn’t vibrate or ring and feelings of being unwanted and loneliness is derived from this, and is one of the psychological effects phone addiction has on people. Symptoms of phone addiction include: • A necessity to use your phone more regularly to achieve the same desired effect. • Failed attempts to use your phone less often. • Turns to phone when experiencing unwanted feelings. … [Read more...] about Phone Addiction, are You a victim?