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iPhone 15 Ultra rumors, our in-depth HomePod review, and favorite Apple devices

On this week's episode of the AppleInsider Podcase, forget the iPhone 15 Ultra, forget the HomePod, it's time for host Stephen Robles to explain that tidy desk of his.

Alongside unnatural tidiness, Stephen has been testing out the new HomePod and specifically comparing its sound quality to other high-end speaker systems. He's as impressed as everyone else with how it sounds, but he has some unexpected conclusions about the HomePod's price — and just who it's aimed at.

Then there are all these rumors that Apple will top the Pro Max line with an even more advanced — and presumably costly — iPhone 15 Pro Ultra. This may not seem a great time to release an even more expensive iPhone, but there are reasons to think it could happen.

Plus there are some reasons to think that the Mac Studio may never be updated. The question is whether it's a new category of Mac, or whether Apple sees it as an iMac Pro-like stopgap before the release of the next Mac Pro.

Then a question from Twitter not only sets us off pondering about our favorite Apple devices — and our most-used ones — but the discussion is continuing online, too. Listen to your hosts' answers and then join in with yours.

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