Apple Launch AirPlay 2 in Latest iOS Update


So after months of waiting, Apple have now updated the superb AirPlay facility to AirPlay 2 and while many may not notice too much difference, those multiple HomePod owners will be rejoicing.

In the Press release Apple said: 

'HomePod, the breakthrough wireless speaker from Apple, now delivers an even more immersive listening experience throughout the home with support for HomePod stereo pairs and a new multi-room audio system in iOS 11.4. This free software update introduces the most advanced, easy to use, wireless multi-room audio system using AirPlay 2 to play music in any room from any room, move music from one room to another or play the same song everywhere using an iOS device, HomePod, Apple TV or by asking Siri. HomePod is available in the US, UK and Australia and arrives in Canada, France and Germany starting June 18.1'

One of the main features that consumers have been looking forward to most is the ability to pair HomePods creating a stereo system unavailable with just one. This now means that you can position your HomePods either side of the TV and through AppleTV play content in stereo to the HomePods.

As well as this it also opens up the ability to tell Siri which HomePods to play the music, it can be single HomePods or multiple, it can even move the music from one HomePod to another.

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