• Funniest internet reactions to Apple HomePod's white ring marks

    10 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    If you haven't heard yet, HomePod can ruin some wood furniture.When Pocket-lint reviewed Apple's smart speaker, we discovered its silicone base left a white, discoloured ring on our solid oak kitchen worktop that was treated with Danish oil. Apple told...
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  • Guess What? Sonos One Speakers Also Damage Wood

    Guess What? Sonos One Speakers Also Damage Wood

    10 days ago - By Tom's Guide

    The Apple HomePod isn't the only smart speaker that can leave white stains on your wood furniture.
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  • The Mark of the HomePod: The Internet's funniest jabs at Apple's furniture-staining smart speaker

    The Mark of the HomePod: The Internet's funniest jabs at Apple's furniture-staining smart speaker

    10 days ago - By Phone Arena

    In case you've missed it, numerous HomePod users report that their wooden furniture has been stained by the oils of the sound-dampening silicon base of the smart speaker. Yes, no kidding here, here's an excerpt lifted straight from Apple's support page.
    It is not unusual for any speaker with a vibration-damping 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 ...
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  • Apple: put your HomePod 'on a different surface' if it leaves wood marks

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

    10 days 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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