AirPods

Evernote Adds Ability to Transcribe Voice-to-Text Notes via AirPods, BeatsX, and More

Note-taking app Evernote was updated over the weekend with a new feature that allows you to connect your Bluetooth headphones to the app and use them to record audio and transcribe voice-to-text notes. The company says that as long as the headphones have a microphone they will work, so if you own AirPods or BeatsX …

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How to Stop Your Apple Watch From Launching the 'Now Playing' App When Audio Plays on Your iPhone

Most Apple Watch owners will recognize the “Now Playing” app – it automatically launches by default whenever you play audio through the Music or Podcasts app on your iPhone. A similar screen shows when you play audio through any third-party iPhone app that also has an Apple Watch extension, like Overcast, for example. The Now …

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Apple Says AirPods Are 'Incredibly Popular' as Availability Remains Limited

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday said AirPods continue to be “incredibly popular” and a “runaway hit” for the company. “AirPods are incredibly popular and we’re seeing them in more and more places—in the gym, in coffee shops, wherever people are enjoying music on their Apple devices,” said Cook, following Apple’s earnings report. “This product …

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MacRumors Giveaway: Win AirPods in a Color of Your Choice From ColorWare

For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with ColorWare to give MacRumors readers a chance to win a set of custom-painted AirPods, which are available in dozens of different colors. ColorWare is a company that’s been around for quite some time, offering custom paint jobs and unique skins for a range of electronic devices. AirPods …

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Concept Imagines What Rumored Apple Over-Ear Headphones Might Look Like

To go along with the AirPods and the HomePod, Apple is rumored to be working on a set of high-end over-ear headphones that, like its other two products, will be Apple branded rather than Beats branded. The rumor originated in a February report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who often accurately predicts Apple’s plans. …

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KGI: Apple to Launch Cheaper MacBook Air in 2Q 2018

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new research report encouraging investors to keep their eyes on three products for 2018: the rumored 6.1-inch LCD iPhone, AirPods, and a “more affordable MacBook Air.” The first two in that list have been widely discussed in recent weeks and months, but this is the first we’ve …

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KGI: Apple Developing High-End Over-Ear Headphones, Launching Late 2018 at the Earliest

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new research note outlining his expectations for Apple’s “acoustic accessories” pipeline, claiming the company is working on both updated AirPods and “own-brand, high-end over-ear headphones” with an “all-new design.” The new over-ear headphones are said to debut in the fourth quarter of this year at the earliest.Apple …

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Apple's AirPower Wireless Charging Mat Could Be Available to Buy Next Month

Apple will begin selling its AirPower wireless charging mat next month, according to Japanese website Mac Otakara. The publication has spoken to “reliable sources” who have apparently confirmed a claim made earlier in February by The Apple Post that the wireless accessory will go on sale in Apple retail stores sometime in March, although the …

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Apple to Debut New AirPods This Year With Handsfree 'Hey, Siri' Voice Command Feature, 'Water-Resistant' Models Coming in 2019

Apple is reportedly working on several upgrades to its wireless AirPods with a new version of the popular headphones set for release as soon as this year, according to Bloomberg. Like with its mobile devices — the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch — Apple intends to frequently update the AirPods with new hardware features. The …

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Trio of Apple Suppliers Report Bumper Revenues for October

Three Apple suppliers shared revenue reports today, providing a glimpse at how their contributions to Apple’s latest product line-up affected their income in the month of October. Unsurprisingly, suppliers for Apple’s flagship iPhone X, Pegatron and Wistron, both had good news to share with investors. Pegatron reported consolidated revenues of $5.52 billion for October 2017, …

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Apple Introduces New Second-Generation AirPods Case With Wireless Charging Support

At today’s iPhone-centric event, Apple briefly introduced a new second-generation AirPods case that features support for wireless charging. The AirPods Case is physically identical to the current-generation AirPods Case, with the exception of a charging indicator light located on the outside of the case instead of the inside. Apple’s new AirPods Case will work with …

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Apple's AirPower tech wirelessly charges multiple devices at once

Apple isn't just adding Qi wireless charging to its latest iPhones; it's trotting out a charging standard of its own. AirPower is built in partnership with Qi, but can top up multiple devices at once. At the September 12th presentation, Apple illustr… Source: Engadget

Here's Your First Look at the New Version of Apple's AirPods

In yet another leak sourced from the iOS 11 GM, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has uncovered a render of the new version of Apple’s AirPods. Troughton-Smith noted that while a render of the “iPhone X” has not been discovered within the firmware (yet), the LTE Apple Watch and now the new AirPods each have renders in …

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