AirPods

Apple Invests $390 Million in Finisar Which Supplies iPhone X TrueDepth Camera Lasers

Apple Invests $390 Million in Finisar Which Supplies iPhone X TrueDepth Camera Lasers

As part of its Advanced Manufacturing Fund to support domestic companies in the U.S., Apple has invested $390 million in Finisar. This manufacturer is known for VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser) wafers that are used on the iPhone X for the TrueDepth camera system. VCSEL is also used on the AirPods where it detects when the earbuds are removed or inserted back into the case.

AirPods Shipments Estimated to Double to 26-28 Million Units in 2018

AirPods Shipments Estimated to Double to 26-28 Million Units in 2018

As per renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, AirPods shipments will double to around 26-28 million units in 2018. The Bluetooth earbuds will also remain among Apple’s most popular accessory in 2018 as well.

iPads, AirPods, and the iPhone X Sold Well for Apple on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

iPads, AirPods, and the iPhone X Sold Well for Apple on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

This last weekend was a flurry of excitement for companies, thanks to both Black Friday (and the subsequent two days) and Cyber Monday.

Apple Publishes Holiday-Themed ‘Sway’ Ad With Apple Music, iPhone X and AirPods

Apple Publishes Holiday-Themed ‘Sway’ Ad With Apple Music, iPhone X and AirPods

The holiday season has already kicked off, so, in turn, companies are starting to release their themed ads to get people in the mood to buy new things.

Google Pixel Buds are Wireless Headphones and Feature Google Translate

Google Pixel Buds are Wireless Headphones and Feature Google Translate

Wireless headphones are all the rage these days, especially considering the removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack in so many smartphones.

Apple Finally Seems to Be Catching up to AirPods Demand as Shipping Estimates Improve to 3-5 Days

Apple Finally Seems to Be Catching up to AirPods Demand as Shipping Estimates Improve to 3-5 Days

Almost a year after its release, Apple seems to be finally closing in on reaching a supply/demand balance for the AirPods. The wireless earbuds have largely been in short supply since their launch last year, with average shipping times of around a three to four weeks. Now though, shipping times of AirPods have reduced to just three to five business days in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and other major countries.

Rumor: AirPods Wireless Charging Case to Launch in December for $69

Rumor: AirPods Wireless Charging Case to Launch in December for $69

At its iPhone launch event earlier this week, Apple showed an AirPods case with wireless charging feature built-in. The revised AirPods case features a battery indicator outside of the case and has support for Qi wireless charging. 

Nova Technology Launches Kickstarter for iPhone Case That Charges AirPods

Nova Technology Launches Kickstarter for iPhone Case That Charges AirPods

The AirPods battery lasts a fair amount of time, and the included charging case means you can keep going with just a quick charge, too.

AirPods Apparently Dominating Truly Wireless Headphones Sales

AirPods Apparently Dominating Truly Wireless Headphones Sales

Apple’s truly wireless headphones, the AirPods, have technically been available since December of last year. And, despite the fact that they’ve been incredibly difficult to come by for most consumers, they are apparently doing very well for themselves.

Apple Increasing AirPods Production Capacity

Apple Increasing AirPods Production Capacity

If you were to check on Apple’s website, to see how inventory was stacking up for the company’s truly wireless headphones, the AirPods, you’d see that delivery is still weeks out from the initial order.