Xiaomi Reportedly Patents an Apple HomePod-Like Smart Speaker

Xiaomi seems to have a new smart speaker in the works that looks quite similar to the Apple HomePod. A patent application showing the new speaker has purportedly emerged in China that suggests a cylindrical design. Xiaomi’s speaker is also speculated to have a HomePod-like dedicated touch-sensitive surface to let users interact with the hardware. … Read more Xiaomi Reportedly Patents an Apple HomePod-Like Smart Speaker