Apple has settled an AirPods-related patent infringement lawsuit with audio manufacturer Koss, according to a court filing submitted on Saturday that was highlighted by Reuters. Koss had accused Apple of infringing on its wireless headphone technology patents with AirPods and Beats products.Read More
According to Ming-Chi Kuo, the tech giant intends to release the second-generation AirPods Pro in the latter half of 2022. The renowned Apple analyst took to the microblogging site Twitter to report on this. Apple has kept the second-generation AirPods available for purchase even after releasing the third-generation AirPods in 2021. However, per Kuo, Apple may discontinue the original AirPods Pro after releasing the second-generation ones. Nearly two and half years ago, on October 30, 2019, the Cupertino company had announced the launch of the accessory.Read More
Tech giant Apple plans on lowering iPhone and AirPod production. This is due to a decline in demands caused by the Ukraine crisis and rising inflation. On Monday, the newspaper, Nikkei, reported on this issue, citing sources briefed on this. The report states that the Cupertino company intends to produce 20% fewer iPhone SEs in the upcoming quarter than originally planned. This would amount to about 2 million to 3 million units. Additionally, the report states that Apple has also reduced 2022 orders for AirPods by over 10 million units.Read More
According to reports by renowned analyst and industry expert Ming-Chi Kuo, the second-generation AirPods Pro or the AirPods Pro 2 by Apple will likely support Lossless audio. It is also expected to come with a charging case that can emit sound for location tracking. The AirPods Pro 2 are expected to launch in 2022.Read More
Apple introduced its third generation AirPods in October, which come with spatial audio, Adaptive EQ support, an updated design, and many other newly added features. Apple’s VC of Acoustics, Gary Geaves, gave an interview recently to What HiFi explaining some of its decisions about the design and also shedding some lights on the limitations and capacity of Bluetooth in the AirPods 3.Read More
The AirPods 3 are the most awaited and speculated Apple device for a long time now. However, Apple doesn’t seem to share the same excitement for its launch. They have been expected at various events but they still haven’t been launched. A lot has been thought about it after that whether the AirPods 3 even exist or not. However, some reports have surfaced that say that Apple is still planning to release the AirPods 3 this year only. Not just this, the new MacBook Pro laptops with a new Apple Silicon chip will also be launched. It was expected that Apple would be launching the AirPods 3 with the iPhone 13 range and the Apple Watch Series 7 but Apple did not release them.Read More
According to a new report that has come up Apple AirPods 3 have already started being manufactured and are also being shipped from suppliers to Apple. The report also says that the initial production of the earphones from apple has been low and probably this is why we did not see them launching at Apple’s event that took place some days back. It looks like Apple might be launching its second-generation AirPods pro and the AirPods 3 at an event next month.Read More
The much heard of AirPods 3 are almost here. The brand is said to launch the next generation of wireless AirPods possibly, with the iPhone 13 at the annual launch events in September. Leaks reveal that the design will be similar to AirPods Pro with a few changes for improved ease and better quality of sound. While the launch date was rumored to be earlier this year, Apple did not launch the new product. Sources say that the headphones are still undergoing development and thus expected to be available for purchase during the second half of the year.
While its performance remains as significant as the older versions, some functional changes known to be added to the AirPods Pro are the inactivation of the active noise reduction system. The device will be accompanied by a chipset that can be paired with Lossless and spatial audio to give the studio-like feel on Apple Music. The design still being as chic as it is, is said to be now close to that of the Beats Studio Buds in comparison to the size.
We all know that AirPods are made for Apple devices. They have several functions there. But have you ever thought about whether your AirPods can be connected to a non-Apple device? Can you connect your AirPods with Android, Chromebook, Windows, or other PCs? The answer to all the above questions is yes.Read More