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Expect Apple Silicon Mac and Apple Watch redesigns in 2021 says analyst

Expect Apple Silicon Mac and Apple Watch redesigns in 2021 says analyst

Apple will revamp the Apple Watch design and push out entirely new Apple Silicon Macs in 2021, one well-connected analyst has predicted, promising an upending of the familiar industrial design we've seen several generations of smartwatch and computer follow. While Apple hasn't stinted on internal upgrades, it's fair to say that its aesthetic has been fairly consistent in recent years.

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AirPods 3 launch in 2021 could change your gift plans

AirPods 3 launch in 2021 could change your gift plans

As we approach the 2020 holiday shopping season, Apple's AirPods appear to be a likely target for the "has everything" gift-getters of the world. A tip this week from TFI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggested that Apple will begin manufacturing AirPods 3 in early 2021. The big question here is: Should you wait to buy a new pair of AirPods now?

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Panasonic made a special tool for sucking lost AirPods off train tracks

Panasonic made a special tool for sucking lost AirPods off train tracks

The arrival of AirPods introduced a new problem cities weren't prepared to deal with: dropped earpieces that end up on train tracks and other places from which they're not easy to retrieve. This problem is truly a global one, with reports coming from multiple countries on this issue and the ways officials are dealing with it. Japan, it turns out, may have found the best solution.

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Apple launches AirPods Pro service program: What you need to know

Apple launches AirPods Pro service program: What you need to know

Apple has announced a new service program for certain AirPods Pro units, stating that it has determined a 'small percentage' of these devices may experience some variety of 'sound issues.' As with past service programs related to various issues, Apple is offering to service these potentially affected units for free through a couple of different options.

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iPhone 12 could be hiding reverse wireless charging after all

iPhone 12 could be hiding reverse wireless charging after all

Apple hasn't had that much luck with its own wireless chargers, at least if you look at the still MIA AirPower, so it was a bit surprising when it announced the all-new old-named MagSafe wireless charging system for the iPhone 12. That has almost made a lot forget about the wireless charging capabilities that have been rumored for iPhones since last year. Apple apparently didn't forget and may have sneaked in a reverse wireless charging feature that it may be reserving for new AirPods.

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There’s good and bad news for Apple’s big new AirPods refresh

There’s good and bad news for Apple’s big new AirPods refresh

Details about Apple's next AirPods Pro and AirPods have leaked, with the Cupertino firm reportedly aiming to slim down its wireless earbuds among other improvements. The two models are expected to use a newer version of Apple's wireless chipset, though there's also bad news about the company's first over-the-ear headphones which have long been the subject of speculation.

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mophie wireless chargers cover iPhones, Apple Watches, AirPods simultaneously

mophie wireless chargers cover iPhones, Apple Watches, AirPods simultaneously

It was just last month when mophie introduced new Powerstations to take care of both wired and wireless needs but now it's back with a new set that is all-wireless, well almost all wireless, and all about Apple's mobile products. 3-in-1, 2-in-1, and all-in-one wireless chargers offer what Apple has yet to deliver, a way to charge an iPhone, an Apple Watch, and AirPods all at the same time.

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US Customs seizes OnePlus Buds mistaking them for counterfeit AirPods

US Customs seizes OnePlus Buds mistaking them for counterfeit AirPods

Apple's AirPods design has become so iconic that it was only inevitable that many TWS earbuds would start sporting the same basic look. It was also inevitable that there would be countless knockoffs trying to rip consumers off that aren't able to tell the difference. It seems that even authorities may have been confused as the US Customs and Border Protection office proudly announced they seized 2,000 counterfeit Apple AirPods that were clearly marked as OnePlus Buds.

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Huawei FreeBuds Pro price takes swipe at AirPods Pro

Huawei FreeBuds Pro price takes swipe at AirPods Pro

The release date and the price of the newly revealed Huawei FreeBuds Pro take direct aim at Apple's AirPods Pro here in late summer 2020. Huawei FreeBuds Pro were announced today as the "world's first true wireless stereo (TWS) earphones to support intelligent dynamic noise cancellation." That means they're ready to roll with both a hardware and a software-integrated solution for dynamic noise cancellation for their user.

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New AirPods could use bone conduction, or Apple may wait for AR Glasses

New AirPods could use bone conduction, or Apple may wait for AR Glasses

Your next AirPods could use bone conduction for enhanced audio transmission. The most recent plans for this AirPods upgrade appears in the form of a patent application from Apple. In the plans, Apple shows a combination of elements, the likes of which would require a bit more than a pair of earbuds - but not quite a whole helmet-bound headset.

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OnePlus Buds better than AirPods with one key feature

OnePlus Buds better than AirPods with one key feature

The first truly wireless earbuds from OnePlus were leaked just before official reveal earlier this month - now we're seeing how they're going to sell. The company's still not truly revealed the earbuds called OnePlus Buds in their entirety, but we're getting more information on their key features, day by day, info bit by bit. Today's key bit of detail on the OnePlus Buds has to do with charging - and the fact that they won't be released with wireless charging abilities.

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AirPods 3 design change could see Apple borrow Pro tech

AirPods 3 design change could see Apple borrow Pro tech

Apple is planning to change how it builds its wireless earbuds, a shift that could make a big difference to AirPods 3 which are expected to arrive in 2021. The design shakeup could see the new AirPods borrow features from their more expensive AirPods Pro siblings, as well as embrace a different aesthetic for the first time since the entry-level 'buds were launched.

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