A pair of model numbers recently discovered in multiple international regulatory filings hinted at a next-generation Beats headphone, but new information suggests the device may actually be related to an existing product that's already in circulation.
After a weekend of leaks, Apple's Beats subsidiary has launched its latest wireless earbuds, with Powerbeats 4 now bringing up to 15 hours of battery life, plus "Hey, Siri" control, and automatic announcing of messages.
An icon of an unannounced Beats earphone has leaked, appearing in the iOS 13.3.1 update released on Tuesday, with the image of what is believed to be the "Powerbeats 4" indicating the audio accessories will have the same design as the Powerbeats Pro, but the two earphones will be connected together by a cable.
If a private company was performing the way Apple's AirPods are in terms of rapid sales growth in units and revenues with strong margins, it could be valued at $175 billion next year, making it the 32nd largest company in the U.S.
AirPods are extremely popular and Apple continues to update them and make them better by introducing features in iOS. Let's go through all the ways that iOS 13 — and the subsequent updates — have made them even better.
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Audio Sharing, a feature of iOS 13.1 enabling users to share music between two pairs of AirPods, will work with more audio accessories when it is released next week, starting with an expansion into Beats' wireless headphone range.