Support for the Find My network feature for the AirPods Pro earbuds and AirPods Max over-ear headphones is delayed and won't launch alongside iOS 15 today, Apple has confirmed.
Apple was predicted to unveil the third-generation AirPods during its iPhone 13 reveal, but that hasn't happened. Industry sources claim the earbuds have now entered mass production, but does it mean that AirPods 3 could be launching in the next few weeks?
We're just a couple of days away from Apple unveiling some new products. The easy bet is that we'll see some new iPhones, with the iPhone 13 lineup expected to get the big ol' showcase experience this year. But we're also supposed to see a new Apple Watch, too. And Apple's truly wireless headphones might not be left out in the cold, either.
Apple Watch Series 8 will include a new body temperature sensor while future AirPods will provide unspecified health-management features, claims a noted Apple analyst.
If you have a pair of AirPods Max, or really any over-ear headphones that you don't want just lying around on your desk, or, worse yet, stuffed into a drawer, a stand can help with that. We've put together a roundup of the best stands you can buy right now for your headphones.
Apple has plenty of new AirPods features ready for your enjoyment, all you need to do is install iOS 15 and other software updates on your Apple devices. Here are all of them in one place.
AirPods and other wearable devices with built-in microphones could provide pretty reliable measurements of the wearer's respiratory rate using just their breath audio.
iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 have been discovered to link the AirPods Pro and AirPods Max headphones to your Apple ID, which allows Apple to leverage its Find My network and make it easy to see the AirPods location on the map, even when disconnected from your iPhone.
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Earlier this year, Apple confirmed that AirPods Pro users would be able to try out beta versions of the firmware ahead of a public launch. The first effort in that regard arrived in late July. And now, the company has issued a second beta firmware version, adding yet another feature to the mix.
A lot of magic happens when you bring a new pair of AirPods or Apple/Beats-branded equivalent headphones or earbuds with the proprietary H1 chip close to your iPhone for the first time. The pairing process is simply beautiful, complete with a stunning 3D render-equipped pairing interface and the works.
A similar interface appears when you bring any of the aforementioned audio devices close to your iPhone from then on so that you can view its current battery charge or just gawk at the gorgeous animations some more. But it’s noticeably missing something — a button for easily connecting to said device.
Apple is now testing upcoming AirPods Pro firmware that will bring software support for some of iOS 15's audio features like ambient noise reduction and spatial audio for FaceTime calls.