The latest rumors suggest that Apple is planning to develop a new device that will find its place in every home. The original HomePod has not been performing well in sales, leading Apple to consider that a HomePod featuring a display could be a more appealing option.

Could we soon see an Apple HomePod in every kitchen?

The initial HomePod failed to captivate consumers. Despite its high price and limited availability in select markets, Apple soon realized that was not the right direction to take. After three years, the product was discontinued. On the other hand, the HomePod Mini tells a different story. Despite its small size, it delivers impressive sound quality and provides convenient access to home management features and interactions with Siri.

Is Apple planning to launch a home tablet combined with a speaker?

Recently, in the code of the third beta version of tvOS 17.4, support for a previously unknown device was discovered under the code name Z314. This finding sparked investigations and speculations that this could be a new piece of hardware running on HomePod OS, possibly based on tvOS. Consequently, this led to the anticipation of a new version of the HomePod.

By following a deductive approach, analysts connected the dots and concluded that if the new device is running on the A15 Bionic chip and supports tvOS, it must indeed be related to such equipment. Apple seems to be testing their TV system on a smaller screen. When considering all the current information available about the speculated tablet, it aligns with the features that have long been discussed on the internet.

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