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Apple Delays the HomePod Until 2018

By Josh Centers
http://tidbits.com/article/17642

Apple originally promised to ship the HomePod smart speaker in December 2017, but the company has now delayed it until early 2018, saying it needed “a little more time before it’s ready.” Although missing the holiday shopping season may give a leg up to competing products from Amazon and Google, it’s better for Apple to delay the HomePod than ship a half-baked product.

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Re: TidBITS: Apple Delays the HomePod Until 2018

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On 20 Nov 2017, at 07:46, TidBITS Articles <[hidden email]> wrote:
> Although missing the holiday shopping season may give a leg up to competing products from Amazon and Google, it’s better for Apple to delay the HomePod than ship a half-baked product.

The HomePods would need to be out in November (This Friday at the absolute latest) for "Holiday Shopping Season".

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Re: TidBITS: Apple Delays the HomePod Until 2018

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The HomePods would need to be out in November (This Friday at the absolute latest) for "Holiday Shopping Season".

Apple could easily have done pre-orders like they do with many other products and still shipped in mid-December, if they’d been ready,

cheers... -Adam



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