1. iPads might lose their smart home hub abilities in iOS 16  The Verge
  2. Apple Confirms iPad Will No Longer Be Supported as a Home Hub in iOS 16  MacRumors
  3. Hands on with new AirPods features in iOS 16, including Personalized Spatial Audio  AppleInsider
  4. AirPods New Features in iOS 16! Personalized Spatial Audio!?  AppleInsider
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Apple will no longer let you use an iPad as a home hub to control HomeKit accessories starting with iOS 16, MacRumors reports. That means you’ll need to use a HomePod, HomePod mini, or Apple TV as your home hub instead."Only Apple TV and HomePod are supported as home hubs."

iPads might lose their smart home hub abilities in iOS 16 - The Verge

The iPad will no longer be able to be used as a home hub following the launch of iOS 16, iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura, and the HomePod 16 software this...The iPad will no longer be able to be used as a home hub following the launch of iOS 16, iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura, and the HomePod 16 software this...

Apple Confirms iPad Will No Longer Be Supported as a Home Hub in iOS 16 - MacRumors