Apple’s HomePod Mini comes in a variety of fun colors, including orange, yellow, and blue. | Image: Jennifer Tuohy / The Verge
Believe it or not, May is now just a few weeks away, which means both Mother’s Day and graduation season are nearly upon us. If you plan on picking up a gift for either occasion, it might be wise to get a head start on your shopping now before your calendar fills with festivities.
For Apple aficionados, Apple’s Siri-enabled HomePod Mini makes for a versatile gift, one that’s on sale at Costco for members for $79.99 ($20 off) through April 23rd. Non-members can also buy the smart speaker at a discount when they pay a 5 percent surcharge, which raises the final sale price to $83.99 — a price we still rarely see.
If you’re already embedded in Apple’s ecosystem, the HomePod Mini will let you do more than just play music and check the…