Reports Claim Apple to Release Upgraded AirPods in 2018 and 2019

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA — According reports from Bloomberg and others, Apple is reportedly planning to release new hardware and software upgrades to its popular AirPods. The company’s wireless earphones (AirPods) have been a significant success story for Apple since their initial launch in September 2016–with one long-time company analyst recently quoited saying he anticipates Apple’s AirPods…

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Nuheara Showcasing $200 Noise-Cancelling Earbuds at CES

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA — Several emerging companies are poised to take-on Apple for market share for their popular wireless AirPods. Australian upstart, Nuheara, makers of their own wireless earbud is set to battle Apple for this business. According to TechCrunch, Nuheara will be showcasing their IQBuds at the 2018 CES show, where they expect to…

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“Just Good Enough” Wireless Audio All the Rage at IFA 2017

BERLIN, GERMANY — The demise of the smartphone headphone jack has seemingly prompted a wave of interest in wireless audio products. According to audiophiles who attended the recently concluded European consumer electronics show (IFA) in Berlin, the advent of the Bragi Dash in 2014 sparked a flurry of activities at several other consumer electronic companies.…

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Analyst: Over Next Decade, AirPods Will Become “Bigger Than Apple Watch”

Long time Apple analyst Gene Munster, at venture capital firm Loup Ventures, says that he anticipates Apple’s AirPods to become “bigger than the Apple Watch“. Despite being substantially less costly than the company’s watch, which currently retails for $249-$1,499, the shift to augmented audio over the next few years is anticipated to increase demand for…

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Apple Reportedly Hired Secret Team of Experts to Develop Game-Changing Tech for Diabetes; Possibly for Use in AirPods

PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA — According to multiple reports this past week, Apple is said to have hired a “top secret” team of biomedical engineers to develop sensor technology that can non-invasively monitor blood sugar levels to manage diabetes. While the company wouldn’t be the first to attempt such a feat, the tech giant certainly has…

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Does the AirPod Signal a New Era in Audio Computing?

Does the arrival of Apple’s new wireless AirPods, which carries a retail price tag of $159, signal a new era of how we connect with our smartphones and laptops?  Given the cultural significance of an Apple product launch, it is a good bet that the AirPod wireless headphone is the catalyst needed for the hearable…

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Look, Ma, No Cords! Apple launches iPhone 7 and Wireless AirPods

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA — Maybe it’s not the show stopping event it was in the ‘00’s when Steve Jobs was at the helm, but when Apple launches a new product people tend to pay attention. Apple’s latest launch of several new product upgrades, including the new iPhone 7, was announced at 10 am PDT on September…

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