Apple HomePod Repairs Will Cost $279 Without Apple Care

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Apple HomePod Repairs Will Cost $279 Without Apple Care

The new Apple HomePod went on sale recently, the device is available to buy in the US for $349. We recently saw a tear down of the new HomePod from iFixit who said it was built like a tank. If you do damage your HomePod and don’t have Apple Care then the device is pretty

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