How to Install Apple’s Beta Firmware on AirPods Pro

Apple in July 2021 began offering beta firmware for the AirPods Pro, with the software available for Apple Developer program members. ‌AirPods Pro‌ firmware betas are limited to developers and are quite tricky to install, with an installation guide available below. Note: Installing the firmware in an unauthorized way can put the ‌AirPods Pro‌ into […]

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AirPods Pro Beta Firmware Now Available

Upcoming AirPods Pro firmware updates are now available to Apple Developer Program members as beta versions. ‌AirPods Pro‌ firmware beta one features FaceTime Spatial Audio and Ambient Noise Reduction. Custom Transparency mode, including Conversation Boost, was initially expected to be included in the beta but appears to have been delayed for a later version. Apple […]

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Deals: Get AirPods Pro for $189.99 ($59 Off) and Regular AirPods for $119.99 ($39 Off) in Newest Sales

Deals: AirPods Max Hit $100 Off for the First Time, Get All Colors at $449 AirPods Max have now reached a full $100 off their original price tag of $549.00, available only on Adorama as of writing. You can get all AirPods Max colors for $449.00 during this sale, including Pink, Silver, Sky Blue, Green, […]

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U.S. Customs Seizing Record Numbers of Counterfeit Wireless Headphones Since AirPods Pro Launched

The surging popularity of AirPods has reportedly resulted in record numbers of counterfeit wireless headphones being seized at the U.S. border. According to The Information‘s Wayne Ma, roughly 360,000 counterfeit wireless headphones with a retail value of $62.2 million were confiscated in the first nine months of the U.S. government’s fiscal year, based on data […]

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Kuo: AirPods Pro 2 With ‘Innovative Experience’ To Launch Next Year

Next year, Apple plans to release its second-generation AirPods Pro with “innovative” features such as health management and tracking, according to well-respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo, in his today, obtained by MacRumors, says that demand for AirPods is thought to be “lower-than-expected” for the remainder of this year, revising his forecast to 70-75 million, […]

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Amazon Prime Day: Get AirPods for $119.00 and AirPods Pro for $189.99

Apple Stops Selling Magic Accessories in Space Gray Apple this week stopped selling its Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2 accessories for the Mac in a Space Gray color, around three months after discontinuing the iMac Pro, which also came in Space Gray. Last month, Apple listed the Space […]

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Apple Executive Hints at Using AirPods to Provide Users More Health Data

In a wide-ranging interview about Apple’s work and progress in the field of health, the company’s vice president of technology, Kevin Lynch, has hinted that Apple may someday use sensor fusion with AirPods to provide more health data to customers. Currently, the iPhone and Apple Watch both utilize a wide array of sensors to provide […]

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Apple to Offer Beta Versions of AirPods Pro Firmware for Developers

Apple says that starting at a future date, it will offer members of the Apple Developer Program access to beta versions of AirPods Pro firmware updates before they’re released and shipped to the public. Apple made the announcement for developers on the downloads page where beta versions of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS are […]

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Apple’s Crowdsourced Find My Network Will Soon Help You Locate Your Lost AirPods Pro or AirPods Max

With iOS 15, AirPods Pro and AirPods Max will be able to tap into the Find My network, allowing users to locate their lost AirPods in the unfortunate event they get lost outside of nearby Bluetooth range. Users have always been able to locate their ‌AirPods‌ through the ‌Find My‌ app within Bluetooth range. Now, […]

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Apple Music: How to Enable Dolby Atmos Spatial Audio

Apple Announces iOS 15: First Look at New Features Apple today previewed iOS 15, the company’s next major update for the iPhone, featuring new video calling capabilities, improvements to Messages, user statuses, a smart notification summary, and more. FaceTime In iOS 15, FaceTime features a new grid view and portrait mode support for video. For […]

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Deals: Get AirPods Pro at $197 ($52 Off) and Regular AirPods at $119.99 ($39 Off) on Amazon

Deals: Woot Discounts AirPods Pro to $189.99 ($59 Off) Woot today reintroduced its popular sale on Apple’s AirPods Pro, marking down the headphones to $189.99, from $249.00. Last month we saw the AirPods Pro drop to around $179 on Amazon, but sales like that have been rare, while Woot’s has been the most consistent around […]

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Gurman: AirPods Pro 2 With Fitness Tracking and Updated Motion Sensors Coming in 2022, AirPods 3 With ‘Pro’ Design Coming Later This Year

Apple is preparing to launch third-generation AirPods this year, and plans to launch second-generation AirPods Pro for next year, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. In line with previous leaks and rumors, Gurman explained that Apple is readying third-generation ‌AirPods‌ for launch later this year. The updated earbuds will apparently come with a new case and […]

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AirPods, AirPods Max and AirPods Pro Don’t Support Apple Music Lossless Audio

Apple today announced that starting in June, Apple Music songs will be available to stream in Lossless and Hi-Resolution Lossless formats, but lossless audio won’t be supported on the AirPods, AirPods Max, or AirPods Pro. Apple’s Lossless Audio is encoded as Apple Lossless Audio Codec files, with lossless quality ranging from 16-bit 44.1 kHz playback […]

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Deals: AirPods Pro Available for $189.99 at Woot This Week ($59 Off)

Apple Says Tile Trackers Sold Poorly in Apple Stores Earlier last month, Spotify, Tile, and Match (owner of Tinder), testified at an app store antitrust hearing spearheaded by the U.S. Senate. During the hearing, Spotify called Apple’s App Store “an abusive power grab,” while Tile said Apple uses its platform to “unfairly limit competition for […]

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Deals: Get Apple’s AirPods Pro for $189.99 Today on Woot ($59 Off)

It’s Possible to Drill a Hole Through an AirTag Unlike a Tile or some other item trackers, Apple’s new AirTag does not have any holes or openings for attaching it directly to a keychain, forcing customers to purchase accessories like a leather key ring for this purpose. Interestingly, though, MacRumors forum member smythey has proven […]

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Apple Updates AirPods Pro and AirPods 2 Firmware to Version 3E751

Apple today released a new 3E751 firmware update for the second-generation AirPods and the AirPods Pro, updating them from the prior 3A283 firmware that was released back in September. Apple does not offer information on what’s included in refreshed firmware, so we don’t know what improvements or bug fixes the new firmware brings. There’s no […]

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Apple Reportedly Lowering AirPods Production Due to Decreasing Sales

Apple is cutting production of its ultra-popular AirPods by around 25% to 40% due to a decrease in sales as a result of increased competition in the wireless earphone industry, according to a new report from Nikkei Asia. According to the report, citing sources familiar with Apple’s production plans, the tech giant now plans to […]

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