Published Date : Feb 15, 2018
Apple's new savvy speakers can stain wooden surfaces, leaving a white stamp where they are set, the firm has recognized. The US organization has recommended that proprietors may need to oil the furniture again if the HomePod is shifted from its place. The gadget went on discount a week ago in the wake of having been deferred from its unique 2017 discharge date. Apple refreshed its assistance page to propose "putting your HomePod on an alternate surface" if clients were concerned. "It isn't strange for any of the speakers with a vibration-hosing silicone base to imprint light marks when put on some wooden surfaces," the organization said. "The marks can be caused due to oils diffusing between the table surface and silicone base, and are likely to leave in a few days when the speaker is expelled from the wooden surface.
"If not, cleaning the surface delicately with a delicate clammy or dry material may expel the imprints. In the event that imprints hold on, clean the surface with the furniture maker's prescribed cleaning process." Device audit site Pocket-Lint stated the BBC it had never observed anything like this issue. The founder of website, Stuart Miles, stated the BBC that a speaker is leaving a mark on his worktop of his kitchen within 20 minutes. "To clear it, I needed to sand the wood down and after that oil it again," Mr. Miles said. The issue has additionally been reported by a New York Times survey and the news site 9to5Mac and by no less than one individual from people in general.