Apple made waves with the introduction of their own proprietary W1 chip. This cutting edge chip is used in AirPods, as well as several versions of Beats headphones. It offers superior range, audio quality, and a dead simple pairing process. Now, Android has their own version, known as Fast Pair.
Of all the updates we expected for Tuesday’s iPhone 8 event, AirPods weren’t on many people’s lists. Thanks to the iOS 11 GM build leaked to 9to5Mac, we now have a good idea that Apple will be releasing a minor refresh to the world’s most popular Bluetooth earbuds.
There isn’t a limit to what accessory makers will come up with, because as it turns out, you can by an Apple MFi-certified charging dock for your AirPods: the Oittm Charging Station for AirPods. Here is the full review and video hands-on.