"HomePod, the innovative wireless speaker from Apple, arrives in stores beginning Friday, February 9 and is available to order online this Friday, January 26 in the US, UK and Australia. HomePod will arrive in France and Germany this spring.HomePod arrives February 9, available to order this Friday - Apple
HomePod delivers stunning audio quality wherever it’s placed — in any room in the house, playing any style of music. Using just your voice, it’s easy and fun to use, and works together with an Apple Music subscription for a breakthrough music experience, providing access to one of the world’s largest cloud music libraries. Siri, now actively used on over half a billion devices, has developed a deep knowledge of music and understands your preferences and tastes. And with Siri, HomePod can send a message, set a timer, play a podcast, check the news, sports, traffic and weather, and even control a wide range of HomeKit smart home accessories."
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
HomePod arrives February 9, available to order this Friday - Apple
Also see HomePod: Everything you need to know about Apple's smart speaker (AppleInsider); tangentially, see Google Home Max review: This is the best-sounding smart speaker you can buy (TechHive)