Apple's new speaker making an unwelcome mark in some homes
February 15, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's new internet-connected speaker is proving to be more appealing to the ears than to the eyes, depending on where the device is placed.
Some people who bought the just-released $349 speaker, dubbed the HomePod, are reporting that it leaves a white ring on the surfaces of wooden furniture.
In an explanation posted Wednesday, Apple said the problem occurs with speakers that, like the HomePod, are equipped with a silicon base to minimize vibration. The company said the marks will often "go away" after a few days if you move the speaker somewhere else.
If they don't...