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Snosrap
06-06-2017, 11:00 AM
............ creating what is arguably their worst designed product ever in the Apple HomePod. I think Apple usually does a remarkable job with the aesthetics of their products, but this one seems to have missed the mark IMO. https://modojo.com/article/23865/wwdc-2017-everything-we-know-about-apples-new-homepod-speaker

Danner
06-06-2017, 02:56 PM
What's wrong with the classic design of a roll of thread? ;o)

Snosrap
06-06-2017, 03:45 PM
Lol!

adk
06-06-2017, 07:44 PM
... I thought it was simply the old i mac pro, with a new airy t-shirt :D guess the R&D / design had to be absorbed by another product

Snosrap
06-06-2017, 09:43 PM
or a couple of rolled up socks.

shrox
06-06-2017, 09:50 PM
What's important is the inside and how it spies on you...

Kaptive
06-07-2017, 01:08 AM
What's important is the inside and how it spies on you...

Indeed. Though, to be fair all the same tech is in mobile phones. I think people just choose to ignore it...

Recording device (check)
Internet access (check)
Voice recognition (check)
Stores history (check)

I'm pretty sure it could be used as a basic sonar too with the right software. These things are pretty sophisticated.
And yeah, it's pretty plain looking. Non conspicuous... :)