New HomePod with a display could hijack the iPhone 16 launch this fall

The long-rumored HomePod with a display could finally be coming to market. According to MacRumors, “code discovered on Apple’s backend” reveals a new device identified as “HomeAccessory17,1.” The name resembles “AudioAccessory,” which Apple uses for its HomePod. MacRumors also found references to a variant of tvOS for the device, similar to what the current HomePod runs. The “17.1” portion of the name could reference the A18 chip that may be at the heart of this device. The A18 chip

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