9to5Mac Happy Hour 191: HomePod gets smarter, best iOS 12 features, iPhone XS anticipation | 9to5Mac

This week Benjamin and Zac discuss iPhone and Apple Watch orders, early reviews for the new products, the giant HomePod update that adds a few essential features, the best features of newly released iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, and all the hardware secrets contained in iOS 12.1 beta.

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  • iPhone XS/Max review roundup: iPhone X owners, don’t bother; everyone else, wait for the XR
  • Apple Watch Series 4 review roundup: This is the one we’ve been waiting for
  • HomePod update adds multiple timers, Find My iPhone, making and receiving phone calls, and more
  • iOS 12 is now available with performance boosts, Screen Time, smarter notifications, much more
  • watchOS 5 for Apple Watch now available with Podcasts and Walkie-Talkie apps, much more
  • tvOS 12 now available for Apple TV 4 and Apple TV 4K, brings Dolby Atmos audio, screensaver updates, more
  • Apple releases first iOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1, and tvOS 12.1 developer betas [U]
  • iOS 12.1 references ‘iPad2018Fall’, all but confirming new iPad Pro debut next month
  • iOS 12.1 suggests iCloud syncing for Memoji coming soon

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