Apple’s HomePod mini has finally received the long-awaited ultra-wideband (UWB) transfer function with the launch of iOS 14.4.
The feature basically allows an iPhone 12 or iPhone 11 to transfer calls and music between the two devices seamlessly.
Although the tech giant’s previous speakers have supported the ability to transmit music, the new HomePod mini has an ultra-wideband U1 chip that makes it easy to transfer content. It also adds additional features such as new visual and haptic feedback.
In addition, the device will also offer users listening suggestions and personalized playback controls on their iPhone when they approach the speaker.
Apple showcased this feature when the HomePod Mini was first announced and said the feature would be available at the end of 2020. Although the tech giant missed its deadline slightly, it’s good that the feature is here. .
To use the new feature, you need to make sure your HomePod mini has been updated to the latest software version and your iPhone 11 or iPhone 12 is running iOS 14.4. It should be noted that the feature is not available on the original HomePod.
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Via: The Verge