Apple products are so popular that they are even thieves and scammers’ personal favorite. We have seen numerous incidents of counterfeiting Apple products. Now Pittsburgh Customs and Border Protection have seized 120 AirPods and Lightning cable that were being smuggled into the United States.
Elago is known for quirky AirPods cases, Apple Watch nightstand, and other accessories. Now the company has come up with a new AirPods Cases that is modeled after the iconic Mini car. In a bid to make the AirPods case seem realistic Elago has added headlights that grow in the dark!
Apple could be looking to integrate light sensors into the next-generation AirPods and rely on Taiwan’s ASE Technology for the manufacturing of the sensors. The DigiTimes report does not mention as to why Apple could be looking to use light sensors on the AirPods.
Apple suppliers have seemingly started the mass production of the company’s over-ear headphones. A rumor from earlier this month had claimed that the over-ear headphones would be called AirPods Studio and carry a price tag of $349.
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in his latest investor note claims that Apple might not include the EarPods in the retail box of the iPhone 12. The move will allow the company to further boost demand for the AirPods.
Struggling smartphone maker HTC is working on its first pair of truly wireless earbuds and they are an AirPods clone when it comes to design. The leaked photos clearly show the HTC U Ear featuring a stem design language for which the AirPods are known for.
Prolific leaker Jon Prosser claims that Apple is going to retain the AirPods branding for its premium over-ear headphones. Codenamed B515, the headphones are seemingly going to be called AirPods Studio and carry a price tag of $349.
There have been rumors of Apple launching new AirPods this year, but as per Nikkei, the launch has now been delayed to later this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Apple released the first-generation AirPods in 2016, and since then, the company has been selling millions of units every year. They are the best-selling wireless headphones in the world right now. A noted analyst now notes that Apple is will release newer models of the AirPods and AirPods Pro in the next two years.
YouTuber Jon Prosser claims that Apple’s new AirPods will launch alongside the 13-inch MacBook Pro refresh next month. The refreshed pair of AirPods were supposed to launch at an event in March alongside the 2020 iPhone SE but Apple never got around to holding the event due to the coronavirus pandemic. It ended up announcing the iPhone SE last week via a press release.