Apple has launched tvOS 16.4 and HomePod 16.4 to all customers. Whereas the earlier replace for HomePod house owners was fairly packed, Apple hasn’t supplied any launch notes moreover “stability enhancements and bug fixes.”
This replace comes alongside iOS 16.4, iPadOS 16.4, watchOS 9.4, and macOS 13.3. That is the primary replace to Apple TV and the HomePod after Apple unveiled the second technology of its bigger sensible speaker.
That mentioned, tvOS 16.3 was stuffed with options, together with:
It enabled temperature and humidity sensors for the HomePod mini and HomePod 2 fashions. Apparently, it was already identified that the HomePod mini provided these sensors. Nonetheless, they’ve been disabled from the beginning, and Apple determined to launch them now alongside a brand new HomePod mannequin.
As well as, that working system replace introduced remastered ambient sounds by making them extra immersive and in addition capable of be added to the Residence app’s scenes, automation, and alarms.
Discover My on HomePod additionally enabled customers to ask Siri for the placement of family and friends members in the event that they share that with you.
As well as, tvOS 16.3 introduced these different options to HomePod customers:
- Recurring Residence automation will be arrange utilizing simply your voice;
- Siri affirmation tone will now play to point when sensible dwelling requests are accomplished for equipment that will not visibly present a change or are positioned in a distinct room;
- Audio tuning optimizes spoken content material comparable to podcasts for even better readability on the most important HomePod fashions;
- Up to date quantity controls on HomePod (1st gen) provide you with extra granular changes at decrease volumes.
If we study extra in regards to the small enhancements Apple has made to the Apple TV and HomePod with tvOS 16.4, we’ll be sure you replace this text.