Apple to develop more smart-home products to take on Amazon and Google

  • After relaunching its larger HomePod speaker at $299, Apple is developing a lineup of products to compete with Amazon and Google in the smart-home market. These products include new displays and a quicker TV set-top box.
  • In 2020, Apple unveiled a $99 HomePod mini, which turned out to be more well-liked and captured roughly 13% of the smart speaker market.