Apple updates AirPods 3 firmware version to 4C170

Apple's marketing image showing the left and right AirPod (third generation) set against a white background

Before the end of 2021, Apple sent out a firmware version update to the second- and third-generation AirPods, AirPods Max, and AirPods Pro. That brought the wireless headphones all on the same page, as far as firmware versions are concerned. But it looks like Apple wants to change things up.

The best AirPods Pro cases you can buy right now

If you have a pair of AirPods Pro, there's a good chance you bring them around with you on a regular basis. They're comfortable to wear and easily transportable, so that would make sense! So maybe you're in the market for a way to help protect that wireless charging case of yours.

How to increase AirPods battery life

AirPods, AirPods Pro, AirPods 3rd generation, and AirPods Max

If your AirPods battery discharges quickly, giving you significantly less use time, here are the tips to improve it. Once you follow some of the recommendations here based on your needs, the battery life of your AirPods should increase. This will ensure it lasts longer, and you can listen to more songs or talk for extended hours using your AirPods (1st, 2nd, and 3rd generation), AirPods Pro, or AirPods Max.

Review: luxury leather AirPods Max case by Woolnut

AirPods Max are my most expensive set of headphones. In fact, they are one of my most expensive accessories, even in covering premium Apple products for about a decade. My first concern when opening the AirPods Max package was the skimpy, low coverage piece of cloth that Apple considers a case. I immediately started looking for a premium AirPods Max case and Woolnut delivered on all levels.