• Water resistance and better Siri integration coming to future Apple AirPods

    6 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    Apple plans to release new AirPods much the same as it does new iPhones, and water resistance and better Siri integration are among the improvements we can expect in future models.
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  • Apple will reportedly debut new AirPods this year with at least two key upgrades

    Apple will reportedly debut new AirPods this year with at least two key upgrades

    6 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    As is often the case with Apple, the company's truly wireless AirPods headphones were nowhere close to being the first device to market in this emerging category. Apple is almost never first to market, of course. Instead, the company takes its time and develops the best product it can, and that product typically ends up being the most popular option. Apple did it with smartphones, the company did it with tablets, and now Apple has done it again with cord-free earbuds.
    Apple's AirPods were first released more than a year ago, and they're so popular that supply still can't keep up with...
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  • Apple is reportedly developing water-resistant AirPods

    Apple is reportedly developing water-resistant AirPods

    6 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Apple plans to release upgraded AirPods regularly, according to Bloomberg, much like how it launches new iPhones like clockwork. The publication says the team that also created HomePod is already developing at least a couple of new versions, includin...
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  • AirPods Getting Hands-Free Siri, Water Resistance

    AirPods Getting Hands-Free Siri, Water Resistance

    6 monthes ago - By Tom's Guide

    A new report shows that Apple plans to add voice controls for Siri, water resistance and a new wireless chip over the next two years.
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  • Apple said to debut voice-activated Siri AirPods in 2018, water-resistant model in 2019

    Apple said to debut voice-activated Siri AirPods in 2018, water-resistant model in 2019

    6 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Apple is preparing a couple of updating models of AirPods, according to Bloomberg. The popular fully wireless earbud-style headphones that Apple introduced last year are currently on track for a refresh in 2018 with the addition of a new version of the “W” line of chips that Apple created specifically to manage and improve Bluetooth-based connections between gadgets. The 2018...
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  • Taiwan to ban disposable plastic items by 2030

    Taiwan to ban disposable plastic items by 2030

    6 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    Taiwan is planning a blanket ban on single-use plastic items including straws, cups and shopping bags by 2030, officials said Thursday, with restaurants facing new restrictions from next year.
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  • Apple reportedly adding voice activation to new AirPods this year, water resistance next

    Apple reportedly adding voice activation to new AirPods this year, water resistance next

    6 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Apple's release plans for new AirPods models have been divulged in a Bloomberg report this morning. The Cupertino company is said to be planning to refresh the AirPods, first released in late 2016, with a new model this year, whose highlight changes will be an improved wireless chip and the ability to activate Siri voice commands just by saying “Hey Siri.” Presently, you have to tap on one of the wireless earbuds to make that happen. Beyond 2018, Bloomberg goes on to suggest that Apple will make the AirPods water-resistant in a 2019 update.
    In the world of headphones, popular models can go...
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