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Topic: EarPods

Apple releases iOS 10.0.2 update fixing Lightning EarPods bug, Photos crashes, app extension issues

09/23/2016, 12:09 pm

Apple on Friday pushed out a minor update for its newly released iOS 10 platform, squashing a handful of bugs for iPhone and iPad users, most notably one related to controls on Lightning-connected headphones.

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Teardown finds DAC chips in Apple's Lightning EarPods & Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter for iPhone 7

09/20/2016, 02:09 pm

As anticipated, a teardown of Apple's Lightning EarPods and Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter -- both included with the iPhone 7 -- has discovered small digital-to-analog converter chips, though their exact supplier remains a mystery.

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Apple working on fix for iPhone 7 Lightning EarPods remote control issue

09/19/2016, 07:09 pm

Apple on Monday acknowledged consumer complaints that a glitch in the gratis iPhone 7 Lightning EarPods causes the attached multifunction remote control to intermittently stop functioning, saying a fix is in the works.

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Apple officially ditches headphone jack for Lightning, will include adapter in iPhone 7 box

09/07/2016, 02:09 pm

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will ship not only with a pair of Lightning-connected EarPods, but also a legacy headphone adapter in the box, Apple announced on Wednesday.

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Watch: Apple Lightning EarPods for 'iPhone 7' supposedly appear in new video

08/05/2016, 11:08 am

A new video shows a what is said to be a functional set of authentic Apple Lightning EarPods -- an accessory that could be packed in with any future iPhone lacking an analog headphone jack.

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Apple's likely 'AirPods' headphone trademark obscured by shell company

07/15/2016, 06:07 pm

New evidence suggests that Apple is once again hiding behind a shell corporation as it seeks ownership of a new trademark --in this case, for an anticipated product named "AirPods," which could be the name for a new set of Bluetooth wireless earbuds.

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New photos of alleged Lightning EarPods for Apple's 'iPhone 7' match recent leak

07/13/2016, 11:07 am

New images posted on Wednesday are said to depict Lightning-equipped EarPods intended for Apple's "iPhone 7," which is commonly expected to ditch a 3.5-millimeter headphone jack when it ships this fall.

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New photos show possible Lightning-equipped EarPods for Apple's 'iPhone 7'

06/29/2016, 03:06 pm

A pair of photos published on Wednesday show what are claimed to be Lightning-ready versions of the EarPods bundled with iPhones, presumably intended for Apple's "iPhone 7" and "iPhone 7 Plus."

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Rumor again claims Apple's 'iPhone 7' will ditch headphone jack for Lightning EarPods, sport Smart Connector

04/13/2016, 01:04 pm

The design for the next-generation "iPhone 7" may have already leaked, a new report claims, adding new details about Bluetooth EarPods that will allegedly pair and charge through the Lightning port.

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Apple patents magnetically detachable wireless earbuds for iPhone

03/01/2016, 04:03 am

Amid rumors claiming Apple's next iPhone heralds the inexorable demise of the 3.5mm headphone jack, the company on Tuesday was granted a patent for a hybrid headphone design capable of both corded and wireless operation.

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Rumor: Apple to debut Bluetooth earbuds alongside 'iPhone 7,' with truly wireless left & right earpieces

01/08/2016, 02:01 pm

Apple is said to be working on a new pair of high-end Bluetooth headphones that will be completely wireless, meaning separate earpieces for the left and right side without a wire connecting them, according to a new rumor.

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Rumor: 'AirPods' trademark filings point to Apple wireless headphones

10/01/2015, 05:10 pm

Multiple international trademark applications for an "AIRPODS" audio accessory, filed by what appears to be a shell company, suggest Apple might be working to bring a wireless version of its EarPods headphones to market.

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Apple working on voice-recognizing headphones with built-in accelerometer, beamforming mics

04/03/2014, 07:04 am

Apple is looking to advance the design of its bundled iPhone EarPods by potentially implanting an accelerometer into the earbud portion that could recognize voice activity, which in turn would activate and tune beamforming microphone arrays.

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Apple sued over 'EarPods' trademark by hearing aid company

04/02/2013, 07:04 pm

A digital hearing aid company has filed suit against Apple, claiming that the EarPod headphones the iPhone maker sells violate the trademark of a similarly named product: HearPods.

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EarPods included with Apple's new iPod touch, iPod nano still lack remote and mic

10/09/2012, 09:10 am

As with previous iPods, Apple's newly released fifth-generation iPod touch and seventh-generation iPod nano ship with a special set of headphones that lack integrated controls and do not have a built-in microphone.

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