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Topic: AirPods

Editorial: The AirPods Meme - How Apple is making you fall in love with your tech

05/23/2019, 02:05 pm

AirPods are emblematic of what makes today's Apple work. It's a competent technology product, but one that makes an emotional connection with you as you use it. And because they're designed to be used often and for extended periods of time, they keep associating themselves with your happiness derived from using them, ingratiating themselves as trusted devices that recommend that you buy more gear from Apple in the future.

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Powerbeats Pro are better headphones than AirPods, but won't replace them

05/22/2019, 11:05 am

After rocking Apple's newest Powerbeats Pro for the last week, we had to come to a conclusion on whether or not these water-resistant, better sounding, wireless headphones were going to usurp our go-to AirPods. While they are a clear winner with a target audience, for us, AirPods are still the way to go -- here's why.

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These Mother's Day deals deliver the lowest prices on AirPods, iPads, Apple Watches & MacBook Pros

05/10/2019, 02:05 pm

Mother's Day weekend deals are going on now with significant savings on Apple devices, from 2019 AirPods down to $139 to $900 off current MacBook Pros. Plus, grab the year's lowest prices on Apple Watches, iPad Pros and more.

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Third-gen AirPods could adopt new internal design, sell alongside second-gen model

05/08/2019, 09:05 am

Apple is reportedly poised to keep selling second-generation AirPods well into 2020, possibly alongside radically redesigned third-gen earbuds.

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Tips, tricks, and customizations for your new AirPods

05/05/2019, 12:05 pm

Here's how to get the most out of your AirPods -- new or old -- with AppleInsider's extensive list of tips, tricks, and customizations.

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In-stock alert: Apple's 2019 AirPods with Wireless Charging Case now shipping with free 2-day delivery

05/04/2019, 02:05 am

With Mother's Day right around the corner, those looking for Apple's latest AirPods with Wireless Charging Case can pick up the hot accessory with free 2-day shipping for delivery in time for the May 12 holiday.

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Apple's wearables business swells to $5.1B in Q2, about 75% of Apple Watch buyers were new users

04/30/2019, 06:04 pm

One highlight from Apple's financial results was that its "Wearables, Home, and Accessories" business hit a Q2 record, racking up $5.1 billion in revenue.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q2 2019 earnings report and conference call

04/30/2019, 04:04 pm

Following the publication of its second fiscal quarter of 2019 results, encompassing January through March, Apple provided additional detail surrounding the continuing situation in China, as well as more information about the Services business in an earnings conference call.

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Future AirPods could coach a user's workout with motion & pose sensors

04/30/2019, 10:04 am

Perhaps backing rumors that future AirPods will have health and fitness tracking features, Apple is working on adding motion-based "pose detection" and other workout tracking sensors to wireless earbuds.

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Apple's AirPods 2 -- One month later

04/26/2019, 03:04 pm

The AirPods are a now-iconic piece of tech that finally received a long-awaited update just weeks ago. AppleInsider has now spent a month jamming out to Apple's wireless earbuds, to see if the upgrade truly was worth the wait.

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How to reset your old AirPods when you've bought a new set - and what to do with them

04/25/2019, 03:04 pm

AirPods are expensive devices, you shouldn't just drop them in the trash. Fortunately, there are things you can do from selling them, to giving them as presents. You just need to be careful -- and you need to prepare the AirPods first.

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Apple's new 2019 AirPods drop to a record low $139, plus $10 off the Wireless Charging Case

04/25/2019, 10:04 am

While supplies last, Amazon has issued a double-digit price drop on Apple's new AirPods with Charging Case, bringing the price down to an all-time low $139.99. Apple's Wireless Charging Case is also on sale for $69.99 after a $10 cash discount.

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No, '250 scientists' didn't warn that AirPods are a cancer risk

04/25/2019, 07:04 am

Over the last month, a UK tabloid and the Medium blogging platform helped launch a wave of articles later syndicated by Yahoo and other clickbait sites implying that large group of scientists were very concerned about the health risks of AirPods. The problem: the petition was signed in early 2015, before AirPods were even announced. Its concerns were not linked to the extremely weak Bluetooth Low Energy protocol that AirPods use.

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Two new AirPods models, one with new design, coming in 2019 & 2020 says Ming-Chi Kuo

04/24/2019, 07:04 am

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is predicting two new AirPods models to ship at the end of 2019 or in the beginning of 2020, solidifying Apple's lead in the marketplace.

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New noise-cancelling 'AirPods 3' rumored for end of 2019

04/24/2019, 06:04 am

Reports from the supply chain suggest that Apple may release a third generation of AirPods with noise cancellation before the end of 2019.

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With AirPower dead, what does the future hold for Apple's wireless charging tech?

04/17/2019, 07:04 am

AirPower is dead. While that particular accessory will never see the light of day, there are technologies that were going to be shown off in the AirPower that can still be scavenged from the corpse -- and some limitations that Apple is now unshackled from, now that the AirPower is gone.

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Which to buy: AirPods, AirPods 2, or AirPods 2 with the wireless charging case

04/14/2019, 12:04 pm

It's been about a month since Apple released these brand new AirPods. That means there are now three different options to choose from. AppleInsider helps you decide which route to go.

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Editorial: How AirPods and Shortcuts shifted Apple's Siri story and blunted Amazon's Alexa Echo threat

04/14/2019, 07:04 am

Two years ago there was no shortage of media coverage imagining that Apple's entire hardware business was about to be eclipsed by a new voice-first world where Amazon's Alexa, Google's Assistant and perhaps even Microsoft Cortana would shift consumer and developer attention away from iPhone apps and toward stationary Internet-connected microphones running ambient "skills." Why didn't that actually happen?

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Amazon prepping Alexa-enabled AirPods rival for release in 2019

04/04/2019, 04:04 pm

Amazon is reportedly creating an Alexa-enabled set of fully wireless earbuds that could pose competition for Apple's AirPods.

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Winner of the AirPods giveaway announced [Kyle Y.]

04/04/2019, 04:04 pm

AppleInsider would like to congratulate the winner of our latest giveaway, Kyle Y., who will receive a pair of Apple's brand-new AirPods with Wireless Charging Case.

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