HomePod mini software update will activate hidden sensor and Sound Recognition feature
The existence of the sensor was noticed two years ago. Next week’s update should include:
Apple has updated its website for the HomePod mini to advertise the temperature and humidity sensor for the first time. Previously, the company had not even acknowledged the existence of this sensor. Apple touts the temperature and humidity sensor as one of the ways the HomePod mini can serve as a “smart home hub” (9 to 5 Mac).