Tech Break

Mar 23rd 2021

Tech Break 6701

There's a "Secret Sensor" in the HomePod Mini

HomePod mini
Category: TWiT Bits

On MacBreak Weekly, Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Rene Ritchie, and Alex Lindsay talk about Bloomberg's report. The HomePod mini's "secret chip." The chip, humidity, and temperature sensor doesn't seem to be active in current versions of the HomePod's firmware. The article suggests it could be used to add room-sensing capabilities to the HomePod mini. 

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