Update your HomePod! Apple released version 15.1.1

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You can now proceed to replace your HomePod and / or HomePod mini, as Apple has not too long ago released version 15.1.1 of the software program for these audio system. Update that arrives a little bit over per week after version 15.1 that arrived concurrently these of iOS, iPadOS and firm. We let you know extra particulars under.

What’s new for HomePod 15.1.1?

Although the HomePods don’t supply a visible interface resembling that of a smartphone or a pc, it doesn’t imply that it doesn’t have built-in software program. In reality it does and this can be very essential for its correct functioning; from with the ability to reproduce sound with whole readability to sending instructions to the Siri assistant. Also considering that there can at all times be bugs, as occurs on an iPhone with iOS, it’s at all times advisable to have it up to date to the most recent version obtainable.

It was yesterday, November 3, when Apple released version 15.1.1 for these, detailing that it corrected Podcast app issues. However, and regardless of not specifying anything, it’s anticipated to incorporate different bug fixes and efficiency enhancements. We do not forget that these three-digit variations don’t often carry practical novelties to the audio system, in contrast to what occurred for instance with the 15.1 that built-in lossless audio replica in Apple Music.

Precisely the replica of musical content material on the highest high quality could possibly be another excuse why this replace arrives. And, regardless of being obtainable from the aforementioned 15.1, the reality is that many customers reported having difficulties activating it and even not noticing that it had any impact on playback. Therefore, we intuit that maybe this is among the corrected bugs.

A promising future with ¿homeOS?

Although the HomePod software program is unofficially referred to as audiOS, the reality is that Apple doesn’t name it that. In reality, it has not been assigned a reputation and when a brand new replace seems it’s referred to as “HomePod X” (the place X is the version quantity). This system, which is predicated on tvOS, the Apple TV system, may quickly have a personal working system and customary to different units like Apple TV themselves or AirPods.

The purpose for that is that not too long ago it has been found a brand new job supply from Apple wherein they element that among the many features can be work within the homeOS space, an working system that has by no means been formally named and even referenced. Although it’s not the primary time that it seems indicated in a job supply from the corporate.

If we add to this indication that Apple is recently presenting its HomePods, Apple TV and AirPods carefully linked to the house, together with its software program, we could possibly be dealing with extra proof. In reality tvOS 15 was not named as such within the firm’s WWDC 2021, relegating the Apple TV software program information exactly to the “Home” part.

Be that as it could, for the second this appears to be a minor element, though we are going to most likely know extra information within the coming months. A brand new machine is even anticipated to exchange the already discontinued unique HomePods. Until then, if you’re already a person of considered one of these audio system, we insist on updating to reside the most effective person expertise with it.