Apple has launched AppleCare+ protection plan for the AirPods and selected Beats headphones. This is the first time that the company is offering its extended AppleCare+ accidental coverage to Beats products and the AirPods.
Citing industry sources, Digitimes claims that Apple suppliers are working to start assembling the new AirPods from early October.
More than anything else, the AirPods are known for their convenience factor. It is with equal ease though that one can lose them since they don’t particularly grip properly to one’s ears. Lost AirPods have become such a headache that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the New York City subway is considering making a public service announcement to refrain passengers from taking their AirPods on/off while entering or exiting trains.
Apple has made it easier to share audio from one device to AirPods. If you and your friend both have a pair of AirPods, you can both listen to the same audio from the iPhone quite seamlessly. Audio Sharing is a new feature in iOS 13 and this is how it works.
AirPods dominate the wireless Bluetooth earphones category. They might not be the best around but the convenience factor they offer easily trumps all other issues. Consumer Reports, however, has found out in its comparison that Samsung’s Galaxy Buds are better than Apple’s AirPods.
Trump had announced a 10 percent hike in import tariffs. The announcement triggered a chain reaction and kindled a trade war between China and the US. However, Trump delayed the import tariffs on phones and laptops to December 15. This also means that HomePod, AirPods and Apple Watch will attract 10 percent additional import duty.
When Apple launched the original AirPods in late 2016, it took the market by storm. They worked seamlessly with other Apple products and were a notable step above other Bluetooth earbuds in the market. Fast forward to 2019 and the market is filled with truly wireless earbuds that are better than the AirPods in many ways. We bring you the best AirPods alternatives in 2019.
The AirPods with its $129 price tag and unique design already stands out in the wireless Bluetooth headphone market. However, if you want something even more unique, you might want to check out the diamond-encrusted AirPods from designer Ian Delucca.
Wedbush analyst Daniel Ives believes that Apple will be launching the AirPods 3 before the holiday season this year. The wireless earbuds will feature some design enhancements and carry a higher price point due to their water-resistant design.
The iPhone, the Apple Watch and the AirPods form the holy trinity of seamless communication. When you’re using AirPods, you can control playback or take calls from Apple Watch. You can even use AirPods directly with Apple Watch and leave your iPhone behind. Here’s how to use AirPods with Apple Watch.