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Tonight Is iPhone 8 Night: Here’s What We’re Expecting

Apple’s iPhone 8 event is coming up fast, and we’re expecting Tim Cook and company to announce far more than new handsets. Here’s a quick primer. Read More >>

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This Condom for Your AirPods is Totally Unnecessary

AirPods, Apple’s tiny wireless headphones, still aren’t in stock most places, and online orders still take six weeks to arrive, but that hasn’t stopped the third-party accessory market from piling on with unnecessary gadgets. Read More >>

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So It’s True: Apple is Releasing its Own ‘Find My AirPods’ 

Apple just released the first seed of iOS 10.3 to software developers this morning, and it packs in a bunch of new capabilities, one of which is the introduction of a new feature that helps you find misplaced AirPods. Read More >>

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Apple Enthusiasts Over-Analyse AirPod Lightning Cable Hole

Apple has infuriated some of the more obsessive of its fans with one curious design quirk of the AirPods charging dock -- its connector hole is ever so slightly the wrong shape. But what does it mean? Read More >>

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Apple AirPods Are Too Simple for Their Own Good

When they were first announced in September, it was obvious that AirPods were Apple’s attempt to distract everyone from the iPhone’s lack of a headphone jack. At $160, AirPods are Apple’s version of truly wireless earphones, a gadget lots of companies have been trying to perfect with varying degrees of success. No one disagrees that wireless is the future, the big question is what company will finally manage to make a truly wireless earbud that is comfortable, affordable, and worth using over more traditional wireless headphones. After two months of delays, AirPods are finally shipping—but don’t run out and buy them. While they’re the best buds of their kind in the world, they’re too inconvenient to really be worth it. Read More >>

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Apple Will Charge You £65 If You Lose an AirPod

After a few months of delays, Apple’s AirPods are finally shipping. And now that the wireless earphones are on their way to users, Apple is detailing how much servicing AirPods will cost. Read More >>

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Phew, Apple’s AirPods Will Arrive Just in Time for Christmas

The moment you’ve all been waiting for now has an official date: Apple’s delayed and not-even-slightly-silly-in-any-way AirPods will start shipping to UK customers from December 19th. Read More >>

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Why Apple Can’t Figure Out How To Make AirPods Work

Apple’s AirPods have been plagued by delays after they were announced alongside the iPhone 7 earlier this year, and now we might finally know exactly why. Read More >>

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Sol Republic Amps Air Are Truly Wireless Earbuds That Kind of Suck

I had high hopes for Sol Republic’s new Amps Air truly wireless earbuds which debut today. Sol Republic has a long history of making low-priced gear that sounds pretty good, and with Apple’s AirPods delayed for the next little while, the Amps Air earbuds could be a good alternative, especially since they sell for just $180/£148. And then I put them in my ears. Read More >>

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Apple Delays AirPods 

Back in September, Apple promised us that AirPods would be released at the end of October. Well, it’s the end of October. Where the hell are our AirPods? Not in our ears, that’s for sure. Read More >>

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These 3D-Printed Earrings Catch Apple’s AirPods When They Fall Out

Good news! Our most concerning first world problem might finally be solved, if you’re willing to properly accessorise. M3D, makers compact 3D printers, have designed a pair of earbud-catching earrings that promise to save your Apple AirPods from falling into the toilet when they inevitably slip out of your ears. Read More >>

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Black AirPods Would Have Been Fantastic

No one batted an eye when Apple announced the AirPods, its horse in the wireless earbuds race, and the little phallic-looking things were completely white. It’s that familiar Apple white that’s been the company’s trademark since the iPod. Read More >>

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The AirPod Strap Isn’t Actually a Joke

Big intake of breath. Loud sigh. Small head shake. Apple’s really done it with the AirPods. They may sound okay, but they also happen to be ludicrously expensive, ugly and almost certainly extremely easy to lose Read More >>

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I Stuck Apple’s AirPods in My Ears and it Shockingly Wasn’t Terrible

Apple finally went through with it. It killed the headphone jack on the iPhone 7. In its place, you do have the option of using headphones that connect to the Lightning port. But Apple thinks the future is wireless headphones. And AirPods are its vision for that future. Read More >>

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Apple’s “AirPods” Trademark Hints at Wireless Headphones

A recently uncovered trademark request filed by a company affiliated with past Apple filings gives us a hint at a product -- or at least a product name -- of the future, with the tech giant pondering the invention of a thing or things known as AirPods. Read More >>