Apple AirPods: The Audiophile Review

I love my AirPods. People ask what I do when they fall out? Well, they don’t. People ask why I would spend $160 on something that cost $29 with a wire? I didn’t, they sound incredibly better than a pair of EarPods. I love Vlad’s review for being honest about something that audiophile’s love to hate. They’re not for everyone, but for me, and apparently for Vlad, they’re awesome.

AirPods

As The Verge’s resident headphones obsessive, I’m not supposed to like the AirPods. My initial reaction upon first seeing them many months ago was to pour scorn on Apple’s designers for crafting a pair of expensive and easy-to-lose cigarette butts. The AirPods were the resurrection of the awful Bluetooth headsets of years past, I thought. But this year, I finally got around to testing a pair of the AirPods for myself, and I finally understand why everyone who owns them loves them.

Full story at The Verge →

Find My AirPods

I am loving my AirPods and this will be a welcome feature, even if just for peace-of-mind.

…Apple announced a feature that uses the earphones’ wireless technology to track their whereabouts when you inevitably misplace the tiny things. It’s integrated into the Find My iPhone app in iOS 10.3, which reaches software developers Tuesday and will soon be available to the public.

via The Wall Street Journal