Apple AirPods: The shipments could be delayed to January 2017, claim reports. (Source: AP)
Apple’s AirPods, the wireless headphones which were showcased at the launch of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, are yet to hit the stores. In India, the AirPods will be priced at Rs 15,400, but there’s no word on when these are officially launching in the country. Now it appears the shipments are delayed further in the US, and according to some reports, the AirPods are looking at a January 2017 timeline for shipping.
According to a report in Economic News Daily, which is quoted by DigiTimes, Inventec which is the manufacturer for Apple’s AirPods, is expected to see a boost in revenue around the January period over Apple’s AirPods order. The report says Inventec’s revenues will rise 7 per cent on year and it cites market sources for these numbers…
Apple Watch Series 2 is here with GPS, and will be swim-proof. (Source: Nandagopal Rajan)
While Apple announced two new version of the iPhone 7, there were a couple of other important announcements at the keynote on September 7. The Apple Watch Series 2 was announced with a better, faster, processor and swim-proofing. The AirPod meanwhile became Apple’s first wireless device, ushering in a new era. Here is what we thought of the two new devices.
Apple Watch Series 2
The Apple Watch Series 2 is swim-proof and can resist water till depths of up to 50 metres. But how do you achieve something like this in a smartwatch with a bunch of entry points for the water to get it? Well, you cap most of the entry points and for the rest use the speaker to expel the water. Simple when you look at it, as speakers use air to create sound and the same air can be use…
Apple has finally done away with the 3.5-mm headphone jack, but will now support headphone connectivity via the lightening (charging) port
Apple has introduced its new earphones called AirPods. These wireless headphones will provide a wireless audio experience for users. Apple has finally done away with the 3.5-mm headphone jack, but will now support headphone connectivity via the lightening (charging) port. If you don’t want a physical tether to your phone, AirPods is what you need according to Apple. By flipping open the lid of their charging case and with a single tap, they are synced with your iPhone and Apple Watch.
Sensors onboard the earphones know when you are listening to music and will automatically play or pause your music. AirPods allow you to access Siri with just a double tap. the AirPods are powered by Apple’s n…