Pairing two HomePods

With iOS 11.4 Apple have enabled AirPlay 2 and the ability to pair two HomePods to create multi-room or stereo pairing two of them together. I’m currently strategising on how I can pick up another one (selling Sonos and some old gadgets to fund it) but here is Jason Snells take on the update.

Its time for Apple to ditch app labels

I look at my home screen and generally I’m happy but I look at those app labels and wish there was an option to remove them. This shouldn’t be the default behaviour but I’d like a user option to remove all app and folder labels. It looks much cleaner and I never have to useContinue reading “Its time for Apple to ditch app labels”

It’s time for Apple to review it’s iCloud storage tiers

With WWDC upon us I’m doing my annual review of what I’m storing in iCloud. When I did it struck me how limited Apple still are in terms of offerings. Here’s my storage, I pay £6.99 a month for my almost 400GB of storage, where’s the 500GB option? Whilst I’m at it I also thoughtContinue reading “It’s time for Apple to review it’s iCloud storage tiers”

How to reset Apple TV 2nd gen without a remote

I’m having a bit of a tech clear out and was faced with a second generation Apple TV that I didn’t have a remote for. I couldn’t get the Siri remote to work so was a bit stuck. On looking at the back of the unit I realised that it had a mini USB port.Continue reading “How to reset Apple TV 2nd gen without a remote”