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Are AirPods the Hearing Aids of the Future?

New research suggests that personal sound amplification products like earbuds may help some people hear better in certain scenarios

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Apple AirPods patent shows how they could track activity | Digital Trends

Apple has revealed a patent explaining how future AirPod models might be able to track a user's physical activity.

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Are AirPods Out? Why Cool Kids Are Wearing Wired Headphones

The humble ‘retro’ corded headphone is making an unexpected return, for both aesthetic and practical reasons.

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Apple AirPods Pro and Airpods 2 get new firmware update — here's how to install it

Apple released a new 3E751 firmware update with bug fixes and a potential improvement in noise cancellation.

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Apple completely transformed its AirPods 3 – and the new design just leaked

If history is any guide, Apple might be days away from unveiling its first new products of 2021. Looking back, Apple's last spring event took place on March 25th, 2019.

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What to do with old/dying AirPods – replacements, recycling

This guide looks at what you can do with old/dying AirPods to replace them with Apple and third-parties, how to recycle them, and more.

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Here are the best AirPods deals you can get right now - The Verge

If you’re looking for a deal on AirPods, be it the second-generation AirPods with a wireless charging case or Apple’s AirPods Pro truly wireless earbuds with noise cancellation, we’ve pulled together the best sale prices.

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Apple will replace your defective AirPods Pro free of charge – BGR

Apple is replacing defective AirPods Pro models that make crackling or static sounds for free. Some AirPods Pro that were manufactured before October 2020 have sound issues that cannot be fixed, and Apple will replace these units after examining them.

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Apple will extend the lifespan of your AirPods by choosing when they charge - The Verge

iOS 14, Apple’s latest iPhone operating system, will extend the lifespan of your AirPods by predicting when to finish completely charging them. A similar feature was released previously on iPhones and MacBooks.

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Don’t bother with AirPods when these $200 Sony earbuds are down to $84

“WF1000XBM1” doesn’t quite have the same ring to it as “AirPods,” but Sony’s true wireless buds do have a few things going for them. First, they sound fantastic.…

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We warned you AirPods would sell out, but 2 deals are somehow back in stock – BGR

AirPods are among the hottest items this holiday season, so we warned you that they would sell out when Amazon slashed prices to all-time lows. Now, we have some good news and some bad news. The bad news is that we were correct, and AirPods with Apple's w

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Apple AirPods Pro vs. Sony WF-1000XM3: Battle of the best ANC buds

For a while, Sony's WF-1000XM3 stood alone as the only true wireless earbuds to offer active noise cancellation. But Apple's AirPods Pro are now here and they match the Sonys almost perfectly on a price and features basis. But which ones have the features

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Siri gets a better voice and new AirPods and HomePod features | VentureBeat

Apple's Siri got a series of enhancements today including a more expressive voice and the ability to quickly send SMS messages with AirPods.

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Apple sells wireless charging AirPods, cancels charger days later | TechCrunch

“Works with AirPower mat”. Apparently not. It loooks to me like Apple doesn’t treat customers with the same “high standard” of care it apparently reserves for its hardware quality. Nine days after launching its $199 wireless charging AirPods hea

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Apple AirPods upgrade: Two reasons 2nd-gen AirPods are worth it - SlashGear

Apple's new AirPods are here, and while there are several obvious reasons to upgrade, for me it's the small - but important - details that have my finger

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How did Apple’s AirPods go from mockery to millennial status symbol?

Back in 2016, Apple’s wireless earbuds were ridiculed by the tech industry. Now, thousands of memes later, the tables have turned

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Received AirPods for Christmas? Here are some tips & tricks to get you started

AirPods were a super popular Christmas gift this holiday season. If you were lucky enough to receive them, here are a few tips and tricks to help make your listening experience even better.

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AirPods 2 Teased By Apple And Coming Soon? Here's All You Need To Know

The upgrade to Apple’s surprise killer hit is eagerly awaited but tantalizingly out of reach. When should we expect AirPods 2 and what will the new smartbuds be like?

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Apple to Unveil High-End AirPods, Over-Ear Headphones For 2019

Apple Inc. is about to pump up the volume on its audio-device strategy, planning higher-end AirPods, a new HomePod and studio-quality over-ear headphones for as early as next year, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Live Listen feature coming to AirPods in iOS 12

In iOS 12, AirPods are gaining the Live Listen feature found in hearing aids certified through Apple's Made for iPhone hearing aid program.

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Apple AirPods: Review | WIRED

Apple's new wireless headphones aren't for the iPhone 7. They're for Siri.