The next AirPods Max should arrive this year without support for Apple's latest Adaptive Audio features, according to a sketchy rumor out of Asia.
Apple should launch two fourth-generation AirPods models and refresh its pricey AirPods Max over-ear headphones later this year.
Apple on Tuesday released a firmware update for the company’s AirPods Max over-the-ear active noise cancelling headphones. It’s the first firmware update for the AirPods Max in quite a while, and it comes only a few weeks after Apple released updated firmware for various other AirPods products.
Apple's Find My app can now track 32 AirTags and other accessories in the Items tab, but some AirPods models may count as more than a single items.
Apple could be prepping new features not only for its regular AirPods earbuds but also the $249 AirPods Pro and the outdated AirPods Max headphones.
Apple will launch USB-C AirPods Pro at the iPhone 15 event, but its regular AirPods and the flagship $549 AirPods Max will apparently get USB-C charging in 2024.
A new case for the AirPods Pro will drop this fall alongside the upcoming iPhone 15 family, featuring charging over USB-C instead of Lightning.
The AirPods Max cannot keep up with Apple’s latest audio enhancements, with only two new AirPods features in iOS 17 officially supported on the over-ear headphones.
Apple patched a Bluetooth vulnerability on its AirPods and Beats models that could let an attacker within Bluetooth range gain access to the headphones.
An iPhone, iPad or Mac is needed to refresh AirPods software, but folks without one can now visit Apple's retail stores to have their AirPods firmware updated.
The latest firmware for the AirPods, AirPods Pro and AirPods Max models is apparently a maintenance release with no new user-facing features.
The AirPods Pro should adopt USB-C charging this year but don't expect the third-generation AirPods to pick up a USB-C version of its charging case before 2024.