In addition to its slew of other releases, Apple on Tuesday opened up its AppleCare+ support service to its line of headphones. Starting today, you can added AppleCare+ to any pair of AirPods or Beats headphones for just $29.
First, the AirPods had to be torn down. Then, a custom cast was made into which melted gold was poured. Finally, rough edges needed to be painstakingly smoothed out before the earbuds were reconstructed again. Impressive!