The smart speaker hit shelves last week, to mixed reviews, after initial manufacturing delays.
Now that the dust has settled on the HomePod’s newness, some owners of Apple’s smart speaker have made a startling revelation: The device may leave a white ring on certain surfaces where it’s been left for long periods—and it could be…
White rings formed due to oils and polish in the wood reacting negatively with the silicone foot on the bottom of £319 speaker
Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work.
The tech firm has said owners may have to re-oil surfaces if the ring marks do not fade.
The white rings should go away after several days, the company said.
Scorn hits social media as Apple acknowledges its smart speaker can stain wood furniture
Apple’s HomePod is a great sounding but ideologically flawed speaker, but it turns out there’s another major problem with the smart speaker aside from its lack of support for Spotify: apparently the silicon base of the HomePod can damage…