• How To Prevent iOS 13.2 From Breaking Your HomePod

    Apple released iOS 13.2 the other day, which adds some neat features for your HomePod—including the ability to detect and differentiate between multiple voices and pass audio from an iPhone to the Homepod by bringing the phone near the speaker. The bad news is that this update seems to be bricking some HomePods indiscriminately.

  • Ask LH: Why Do Games Have Such Enormous Patches?

    Dear Lifehacker, I recently pre-purchased Wolfenstein: The New Order for PC. I chose the DVD rather than a Steam download because my 4G broadband limit is 15GB per month (there’s no ADSL where I live). The game arrived yesterday and I eagerly installed the four DVDs one by one. When I returned 10 minutes after…