According to Wirecutter and Pocket Lint, early adopters of the HomePod are noticing rings being left on wooden surfaces where the speaker is placed. Despite fading over several days, the reviewer could still see the blemish. In other words if something goes wrong after your warranty, just buy a new on because a repair and time wasted isn't worth a fix. If not, the company recommends "wiping the surface gently with a soft damp or dry cloth may remove the marks". The stains are not permanent and disappear after a few days.
He said: "It wasn't the end of the world for us".
"And this from Twitter user Guy San Francisco, who tweeted Saturday: "#homepod left rings on my wood furniture in less than 20 minutes of use. At issue appears to be a silicone base that leaves marks when interacting with certain oils used to finish wood furniture.
You could also try a DIY solution and mount it to a wall with a bracket.
If you still insist that the ideal place for your HomePod is on a wooden surface, you might consider some kind of barrier between the base of the HomePod and the wooden surface.
Oil slips below $64 as USA output, higher inventories weigh
Its capacity will be 18 million tonnes of LNG per year (three trains each with the capacity of 6 million tonnes per year). Brent crude, the global benchmark, rose 32 cents to$64.68 as of 0943 GMT, extending the previous session's gain of $1.64.
Apple has said the HomePod should only leave behind a mark if the surface is treated with oil.
Why? If it's bumpy or rigid, it might affect your HomePod and stop it from properly working.
Apple has responded to this controversy by publishing a support page with some suggested tips. Don't use ammonia, abrasives, window cleaners, etc.to clean the HomePod and don't place the power cord where it can be stepped on.
Learn where to put HomePod and what to avoid to keep HomePod safe.
When I learned yesterday that Apple's HomePod speaker-which I had been testing-can damage oil-stained wood, I was more than a little concerned, as it had been sitting on my cabinet for quite some time.
I can't believe I have to say this (actually, at this point when it comes to Apple, nothing really surprises me), but you should probably put a coaster under your HomePod before you place it on that heirloom bedside table.
She is charged with 12 offences, including assaulting security forces and incitement to violence and faces a lengthy jail term. Since 2009, residents there have staged regular anti-occupation protests that often ended with stone-throwing clashes.
Harry and Meghan then visited Social Bite, a café and social business that tackles homelessness - a cause close to Harry's heart. They put in ear plugs for the explosion, but not before Harry asked so many questions he almost delayed the time-critical event.
Between the economic data, the inflation data and the supply coming to market, we may get through that 3 percent area". Consumer durables and consumer non-durables have recorded growth of 0.9 per cent and 16.5 per cent, respectively.
The two Israeli pilots ejected from the F-16 jet when it came under Syrian anti-aircraft fire and suffered only minor injuries. After all, if the drone had not been over Israeli airspace, it would have been far harder for Israel to justify its actions.
However, following a scheduling conflict in 2014 - forcing the NFL to move its date back, the league took the Draft on the road. The cities of Cleveland and Canton were named as one of the top five finalists for NFL's premiere weekend.
Guptill provided the early momentum, hitting cleanly through the line, and by the end of the Powerplay New Zealand were 50 for 1. England had lost the two games against Australia and to qualify for the finals, needed to win the rest of the matches.
Officials sent notice that all activities at Gangneung's Olympic Park were suspended "to ensure the safety of all personnel". High winds were again problematic at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Wednesday. "I just have to accept that".
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Over the past couple of years, he's been at the helm of HTC's switch in design language with the U Ultra and the U 11 variants. As The Verge points out, Chang was also one of the last remaining high-level executive not to already departed the company.
Wall St opens higher, eyeing 5th day of gains
That's the most in a year, and it sent bond yields and gold prices higher. "But much like yesterday, the market's shaking it off". Facebook FB.O jumped 3.7 percent while Amazon.com AMZN.O and Apple AAPL.O both rose more than 1.8 percent.
USA woman first to be infected with 14 eye worms
The flies ingest the worm larvae, then land on an animal's eyes , where the flies feed on tears and other secretions. At times, she said , they would go under the eyelid or behind the eye and for a time would no longer be visible.
HMD Global releases Android 8.1 update for Nokia 8
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Second federal judge blocks plan to end DACA program
These two injunctions, plus heavy resistance from Democrats, could keep the program running past Trump's March 5 deadline. He noted that the plan was based in part on the "plainly incorrect factual premise" that the program was illegal.
Xiaomi Mi TV 4 FAQ, pros, cons, user queries and answers
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Chelsea bomber Ahmad Rahimi sentenced to life in prison
Attorney Shawn Crowley argued that everything Rahimi has done since 2016 "has been fueled by hate", and "he has shown no remorse". For Berman, anything less than the statutory sentencing guidelines "would be totally inappropriate and not viable".