Apple’s HomePod is a marvelous sounding nonetheless ideologically incorrect speaker, and it appears to be like there’s one other foremost swear with the shapely speaker with the exception of for its lack of reinforce for Spotify. It appears to be like the silicone outrageous of the HomePod can hurt wooden furniture, with a pair of outlets (including Wirecutter and Pocket Lint) reporting that leaving the speaker on prime of wooden surfaces could cause a white ring to like.
Apple has confirmed the anguish to Wirecutter, pointing out that “the marks can enhance over several days after the speaker is a long way from the wood flooring,” with the company also recommending that users “attempt cleansing the flooring with the manufacturer’s instructed oiling formula” if the white rings don’t disappear. On condition that HomePods aren’t supposed to be positioned on a soft flooring (the tweeters fire down, so placing it on materials messes with the reflectivity of the sound), it’s no longer the like of swear it’s seemingly you’ll perchance well solve by factual placing down a materials beneath it, both.
Apple has also up-to-the-minute its good reinforce page for the HomePod, explaining that “It is no longer queer for any speaker with a vibration-dampening silicone outrageous to leave soft marks when positioned on some wooden surfaces.” In accordance with the reinforce page, the marks are it appears to be like triggered by “oils diffusing between the silicone outrageous and the table flooring.” Besides to the outdated acknowledged advice about hoping the marks journey away or cleansing the flooring, Apple also acknowledged for customers who are mad concerning the anguish, “We recommend placing your HomePod on a clear flooring.”
Update February 14th, four:00pm: Added extra recordsdata about placing the HomePod on soft surfaces. Updated put up to beget unusual recordsdata from Apple’s good reinforce page for the HomePod.