Reported technical difficulties may force new delay of Apple’s AirPods — into 2017

Alongside the reveal of the iPhone 7 earlier this year, Apple also unveiled a new pair of wireless in-ears, dubbed the AirPods. These were originally set to ship in October, but...

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5 things Google’s Pixel Buds 2 need to outdo Apple’s AirPods

That Google is all but certainly working on a second generation of its failed Pixel Buds doesn’t come as a surprise, but the company faces an uphill battle. Here are...

How Apple could become a $1 trillion company

Apple reported its earnings this week, and with a surprisingly positive report the shares spiked again as Apple signaled a potential huge iPhone release. With that...

These AirPod lookalikes blend bold style with slick features

No, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you. The Mobvoi Ticpods Free, currently in crowdfunding on Indiegogo, look remarkably similar to Apple’s fully wireless earbuds, the AirPods. Like the AirPods, the...

AirPods trouble? Here are the most common AirPods problems and how to fix them

Apple’s AirPods are among the best fully wireless earbuds we’ve seen, but they’re not perfect. If you’re having trouble, take a look at our guide to the most common problems...

BlackPods brings your AirPods to the dark side

This is the story of a guy who found a niche and stuck with it. The guy is a programmer named Nick who was worried...

Future Apple AirPods could use magnetic ear hooks to keep them off the ground

Apple’s new AirPods have been generally well received since their release, but some users have been complaining of one major issue — they tend to fall out and when that...

Apple’s first AirPods ad reminds me of the iPod ads

Ever since the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch took the spotlight, most of Apple ads have been focused on those devices. So it’s always nice...

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Don’t copy me, bro: How tech innovators can knock out knockoffs

Remember when U.S. Marshals stormed CES to shut down a Chinese competitor advertising hoverboards? Attorney Shawn Kolitch made it happen, and he explains...