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Topic: AirPods

Apple sued over AirPods recharging & connectivity patents

09/21/2019, 08:09 am

Handsfree headphone maker Pinn claims that AirPods knowingly infringe multiple patents do with operation, recharging in a case, use of a smart phone, and how they connect to a host device.

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Audio Sharing in iOS 13 will work with more Beats headwear

09/20/2019, 12:09 pm

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.

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Review: Zens Stand+Dock combines a Lightning connector & Qi charging

09/18/2019, 03:09 pm

The Zens Stand+Dock is a 3-in-1 premium charging station to keep all of your gear powered up and ready to go.

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Mophie announces new adjustable wireless charging stand

09/16/2019, 09:09 am

Mophie has released a new adjustable wireless charging stand, allowing you to charge your iPhone in portrait, landscape, or flat "charging pad" mode.

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Protect your AirPods and Beats cans with Apple's new 'AppleCare+ for Headphones'

09/10/2019, 09:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday added a new aftermarket service option for its quickly expanding line of headphones. Called "AppleCare+ for Headphones," the extended warranty adds two years of coverage and two incidents of accidental coverage for a fairly reasonable price.

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Dubious Taiwan telecom slide claims Apple won't change iPhone pricing

09/09/2019, 02:09 pm

The new generation of iPhones will be shipping on September 20 at the same pricing as the models that are replaced, an alleged slide from a Taiwanese carrier briefing claims -- but some details on the slide cast doubt on the veracity of the information.

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Apple sale knocks up to $1,900 off MacBook Pros, iPad Pros

09/06/2019, 12:09 pm

Fresh price drops are in effect on Apple products, with 13-inch MacBook Pros seeing a record-breaking $400 markdown. Plus, grab the year's lowest prices on iPad Pros, as well as instant rebates on 2019 Apple AirPods and up to $400 off the current Mac mini.

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Editorial: Apple's next hardware play could be in game controllers

09/05/2019, 10:09 am

Apple is thought to be working on Augmented Reality glasses that are perhaps two years out. But in moving the AR experience from the handheld screens of iOS devices to a fixed panel you look through, users will need a new way to navigate AR worlds. Little attention has been given to the role of game controllers in AR navigation, but Apple's patent filings and its recent announcements suggest that its next new play in hardware could be an advanced gaming controller, perhaps even a wearable one.

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NYC subway commuters get creative rescuing AirPods dropped on tracks

09/03/2019, 12:09 pm

Apple's AirPods may be highly popular, but the ease of losing them while being jostled or in a hurry is causing trouble for some New York City subway riders, leading to some desperate rescues.

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Today is the last day to scoop up these Apple savings

09/03/2019, 12:09 pm

The Labor Day weekend may be over, but Apple savings are still in effect for a few more hours, with markdowns on AirPods, HomePods, MacBooks and iPad Pros ending today.

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How to connect AirPods to the Galaxy Note 10+

09/02/2019, 12:09 pm

It doesn't seem like it should work, but it does. Here's how to connect your AirPods to your brand new Galaxy Note 10.

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Labor Day price drop issued on 2019 AirPods at Amazon and B&H

09/01/2019, 04:09 pm

Amazon and B&H have issued a Labor Day price drop on Apple's latest AirPods, matching the lowest online price we've seen on the 2019 AirPods with Wireless Charging Case from an Apple Authorized Reseller, with no need to run to a store or purchase a membership.

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Tariffs have begun on imports of HomePods, AirPods and desktop Macs

09/01/2019, 05:09 am

The US Trade Representative has implemented President Trump's planned 30% tariff on goods, including Apple products such as Macs and audio devices, that are imported from China.

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South Korean AirPods ad shows wide variety of case designs

08/29/2019, 01:08 pm

A new video on Apple's South Korean YouTube page advertises AirPods and the case by highlighting the wide variety of covers available for the protective recharging accessory, including many that Apple's online store does not currently sell.

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All the changes in the first beta of iOS 13.1

08/28/2019, 12:08 pm

Apple surprised the beta testing community on Tuesday with the first beta of iOS 13.1 rather than another beta of iOS 13. Here are all the changes we've found in this forthcoming update.

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Apple's AirPods fail to earn Consumer Reports recommendation, beaten by Samsung's Galaxy Buds

08/27/2019, 11:08 pm

In its latest head-to-head headphone review, Consumer Reports pitted Apple's AirPods against Samsung's Galaxy Buds to find the cheaper Samsung model sounds better, lasts longer and is an all-around top performer.

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What to expect at Apple's new iPhone 11 event today - and what not to

08/23/2019, 04:08 pm

There'll be iPhones, of course, but Apple has a lot more to offer that it could choose to reveal. Based only on the most solid information from the supply chain, here's what we can -- and can't -- expect to see at the Apple event later today.

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Here are the best AirPods cases

08/23/2019, 11:08 am

AirPods charging case covers are becoming more and more prevalent. Not only do nearly all major accessory makers now have their own spin on them, but Apple is even carrying a select few in its brick and mortar retail locations. We're putting popular options to the test to round up the best AirPods case covers currently on sale.

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Twelve South launches twill AirSnap case for AirPods

08/06/2019, 01:08 pm

Twelve South has updated its classic AirPods case -- AirSnap -- with a new pair of twill color options.

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Future Apple headphones could detect which ear they've been put on

08/01/2019, 07:08 am

Apple may be in on the early phases of designing small over-the-ear headphones which can detect which ear the device is in, to tailor the audio environment.

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