HomePod Mini launch reveals brilliant news for HomePod owners too

While all the limelight is currently on the newly-launched HomePod Mini, owners of the original, larger HomePod are in for a surprise as well.

If you’ve already bought the bigger device, a software update – likely in the coming weeks – will enable it to function as a surround speaker – including 5.1, 7.1 or even Dolby Atmos surround.

It’ll work if you’ve only got a single speaker, but placing one either side of your TV will enable the full ‘spatial sound’ experience that you get from Atmos, where it places you as an object in the soundscape and fires the noise all around.

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