Don't-Miss Headphones Stories
Students and faculty can rock out with a pair of Beats Solo3, Powerbeats3, or Beats X wireless earphones with most Mac or iPad Pro purchases—but not the iPhone 7.
The new Bluetooth headphones were codesigned by Beats and Apple, and sport a W1 chip for easier pairing with iOS.
Apple’s new Ultra Accessory Connector will allow for compatibility with other devices.
Find My AirPods is now a real feature.
The big trends are active noise cancellation, Bluetooth in almost everything, and innovative ways to handle digital audio.
The AirPods sound great, until you need to control them, and we might not see big Mac updates in 2017. Bah humbug.
Apple headlines for the week ending December 16, 2016.
If you lose one of your AirPods or the charging case, you don’t have to buy a new set.
Apple will start selling the Bluetooth earphones in-store next week.
Originally, the new Apple AirPods were set to hit stores in October, but that's not going to happen.
USB Type-C audio is finished, and the 3.5 mm headphone jack's days are numbered.
Apple removes the headphone jack from the iPhone 7, ships Lightning EarPods and an adapter instead.
Coming soon from Sony: New wireless and wired headphones, an audiophile headphone amp, and a gold-plated Walkman machined from solid copper.
No headphone jack? No problem. You can still listen to your corded headphones with this new $20 gadget.