Another, more positive, HomePod thought: since its arrival my daughters now see any speaker without Siri in it as inherently broken.

My major HomePod Siri annoyance: when my girls ask for “My Little Pony: the Movie”, Siri replies that it can’t handle video, unless they specify “album” or “by various artists”. It really should be smart enough to know that if a movie is being requested on a HomePod, the request is for the soundtrack album…

I’m old enough to remember when the discussion about “a Spotify for News” was about an “iTunes for News”. And it’s still not working…

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