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HomePod mini and HomePod Can’t Be Stereo Paired, But HomePod Home Theater Support Coming Soon for Apple TV 4K

Following the HomePod mini announcement at Tuesday’s Apple event, The Loop‘s Jim Dalrymple has answered a key question many people have been asking: Can you pair a ‌HomePod mini‌ with an original HomePod to make a stereo pair?

“The short answer is no,” explains Dalrymple. “You can’t make a stereo pair of a ‌HomePod‌ and a ‌HomePod mini‌. You can make a stereo pair of two HomePods or two ‌HomePod‌ minis, but you can’t mix and match the two products.”

That’s not to say the two devices can’t be used together at all, however. Dalrymple goes on to explain that if you have a ‌HomePod‌ and ‌HomePod mini‌ in the home, they can be used to play your music in different rooms. Apple’s new Intercom feature will also work on both devices.

Dalrymple says an update is on the way for the original ‌HomePod‌ that will add many features

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Washington Theater moves forward with renovation plans



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New plans are now in place to help bring a historic Quincy theater back to life.

The Washington Theater Commission approved an architectural plan for the 96-year-old theater this week.

It includes spending $70,000 to document the proposed use of the theater, develop a layout, and begin a new fundraising phase for the project.

The commission is working with a professional theater consultant and architect called “Killis Almond.”

It’s been a key member in renovating more than 80 historic theaters.

Commission President Brian Heinze says timing couldn’t be better for these unfolding plans.

“In the feasibility study, they said an opened theater — not just a movie theater but a multi-purpose venue — could bring up to $4 million into the city. So the timing is right between the riverfront restoration and what they want to do and the downtown revitalization,” Heinze said.

The plan

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