HomePods are staining wooden tables with a white ring

Apple’s HomePod has an unusual flaw — it’s causing white rings to stain wooden furniture, with the only solution to refinish the table or hope the marks fade on their own

Apple’s HomePod is a great sounding but ideologically flawed speaker, but it turns out there’s another major problem with the smart speaker aside from its lack of support for Spotify: apparently the silicone base of the HomePod can damage wooden furniture, with multiple outlets (including Wirecutter and Pocket Lint) reporting that leaving the speaker on top of wooden surfaces can cause a white ...