The full-sized HomePod unexpectedly made a comeback on Wednesday as Homepod 2, about two years after it was discontinued, with a similar design to the original model and the same $299 price tag. On Tuesday, we received new chips, Mac minis, and MacBook Pros.
And the more you look into it, the stranger things become. The new HomePod differs from the original model, albeit in imperceptible and perplexing ways that buyers won’t necessarily notice. The following five details about the new HomePod have us baffled: