AirPods feature a five-hour listening time. Thanks to their practical carrying case that holds multiple charges, you can actually get about 24 hours of listening time on the go. But with AirPal, a new accessory from Pitaka, your AirPods run time triples thanks to an embedded 1200mAh power battery that also doubles as an emergency power bank for your iPhone.
About a month ago, iDB brought you a video of our unboxing experience and initial review of Apple's new Beats-branded Powerbeats Pro sporty earbuds. After one full month of usage, we've decided to do a thorough comparison with the new AirPods.
One user analyzed how the new AirPods and their case actually charge, revealing a bunch of interesting details about charge times, trickle charging, boost charging and so forth.
If you’re trying to use a pair of second-generation AirPods with an iOS handset running any firmware below iOS 12.2, then you’re likely all too familiar with the ‘limited’ functionality that ensues. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be that way, especially for jailbreakers.
AirPort is a newly-released jailbreak tweak by iOS developer Boo that makes second-generation AirPods behave more like the original AirPods on pre-iOS 12.2 firmware. More specifically, it ensures that the beautiful pairing UI appears when you open your AirPods in the proximity of your handset and displays the proper AirPods-style glyphs in the Battery widget on the Today page.
If you're as disappointed as we are that Apple has not added a black color option to the new AirPods (in spite of the rumors), you can now order custom-painted earbuds from ColorWare.
After two years of the original AirPods, you would think that the second-generation model would be a lot easier to service whereas in fact the new Apple earbuds are some of the most disposable products that the repair wizards over at iFixit have ever seen.
Apple on Wednesday released watchOS 5.2 to the public as expected, an update for the Apple Watch that adds support for Apple’s brand-new second-generation AirPods, among other things.
The update also brings the ECG app and irregular rhythm notification to Hong Kong and 19 European countries. It also offers support for the AirPods 2nd generation and real-time text (RTT) for phone calls.
When Apple’s second-generation AirPods became available to order from the Cupertino company’s website, asterisks discovered at the bottom of the web page denoted that the Bluetooth headphones would necessitate macOS 14.10.4, iOS 12.2, and watchOS 5.2 to be used. But is that really the case? Perhaps not…
Citing a post shared on /r/jailbreak by Reddit user TomLube just this week, Apple’s second-generation AirPods will work just fine on pre-iOS 12.2 firmware, albeit with semi-handicapped functionality.
Last Wednesday, Apple quietly unveiled their second-generation AirPods with Hey Siri and a few other perks. Customers who placed an order for the enhanced wireless earbuds are now starting to receive shipping notifications from couriers with delivery from Tuesday, March 26, the day following the company's "It's Showtime" star-studded press event.
Apple’s new second-generation AirPods can now be ordered from the company’s website, and many are wondering if they’re a worthwhile upgrade from the originals.
If you’re in the same boat, then you’ve come to the right place, because this piece will discuss the most significant differences between the original and second-generation AirPods.
In case you missed it, Apple released its highly-anticipated second-generation AirPods on Wednesday with some notable under-the-hood improvements including the brand-new H1 chip and a Qi wireless charging-compatible case.
But as you might come to expect from Apple, the release of new hardware often requires newer software with support built-in, and the Cupertino-based company’s second-generation AirPods are no exception to this general rule of thumb.
Apple today opened pre-orders for the new AirPods with Hey Siri and other perks ahead of in-store availability next week. The new earbuds can be purchased with Apple's standard charging case or with its Qi-enabled wireless charging variant. According to the Cupertino company, the Qi wireless charging case is also available to owners of the first-generation AirPods.