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RUMOUR: Apple AirPods 2 Will Look Identical to AirPods, AirPower to Launch This Spring

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Website Mysmartprice claims to have some inside information on the new Airpods:

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AirPods 2 to Offer Deeper Bass, More Sensors

According to our source, ...  Apple has made some changes on the inside to allow for more impressive bass response. For improved grip, the upcoming wireless earphones may come with a new coating on top, similar to the one Google uses for its Pixel smartphones. A similar coating will reportedly be used on the “high-end” iPhone 11 variant this year, according to a report published by DroidShout last week. As some previous leaks had claimed, the AirPods 2 will include more sensors compared to its predecessor.

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Also some more information on Airpower from their source:

 

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AirPower Wireless Charging Pad to Debut in Spring

 

Our source has also claimed that the AirPower wireless charging pad will finally be released in Spring this year, alongside the wireless charging case for the first-generation AirPods.

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A nice grip on the iPhone, that's very useful. Maybe we will see less broken screens if the Phone doesn't slip out of your hands that easily.

While I'm not a headphone person per sé, the bass upgrade will be nice for those users that are stuck with the Airpods.

Maybe we will see an Airpower charging pad integrated into a desk by Linus at some point (not).


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airpower rumors again? will that ever get released?


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4 minutes ago, firelighter487 said:

airpower rumors again? will that ever get released?

probably when apple removes the charging port on the 12


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Just now, LukeSavenije said:

probably when apple removes the charging port on the 12

lmao they won't. they have to fix the iTunes dependance first. you can't restore an iPhone wirelessly (yet) so....


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Just now, firelighter487 said:

lmao they won't. they have to fix the iTunes dependance first. you can't restore an iPhone wirelessly (yet) so....

who knows what's about to happen in a couple years...

 

I mean, there aleady are portless phones


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2 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:

who knows what's about to happen in a couple years...

 

I mean, there aleady are portless phones

yes there are, but docks are still a thing, and as i said the dependence on iTunes is still there too.

 

they could build a macOS like internet recovery system into the iPhone which would make it possible, but until then they can't. they would get sued so fast if people cannot reinstall their OS on their iPhones if something breaks.


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2 minutes ago, LukeSavenije said:

who knows what's about to happen in a couple years...

 

I mean, there aleady are portless phones

The next step is buying an iPhone means apple removes a port from another one of your devices. 


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yes there are, but docks are still a thing, and as i said the dependence on iTunes is still there too.

 

they could build a macOS like internet recovery system into the iPhone which would make it possible, but until then they can't. they would get sued so fast if people cannot reinstall their OS on their iPhones if something breaks.

for some reason I'm thinking about a wireless to wired dongle now

 

that would look weird


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Just now, LukeSavenije said:

for some reason I'm thinking about a wireless to wired dongle now

 

that would look weird

how lmao


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Am I the only one that prefers rubber on my earbuds? Like the in ear ones with the squishy things. I hate solid ones 


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2 minutes ago, firelighter487 said:

how lmao

that's for them to figure out


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More sensors you say? Great, just what I wanted! Who wants better sound quality?

I wish they'd focus more on what they're supposed to do; produce decent music. I'd consider buying a set if they really stepped up in that department.

Maybe this new finish means they'll be releasing their own matte black version? I don't know why they wouldn't. It'd be a great move, and they could increase the margin even more when they end up bumping the matte black up in price.

 

I like the idea of wireless charging multiple things. Hopefully they manage to get that working properly.

 

3 minutes ago, iLostMyXbox21 said:

Am I the only one that prefers rubber on my earbuds? Like the in ear ones with the squishy things. I hate solid ones 

Having a design like that would both drastically increase the size of the package and the cost.


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5 minutes ago, iLostMyXbox21 said:

Am I the only one that prefers rubber on my earbuds? Like the in ear ones with the squishy things. I hate solid ones 

I do prefer in ear over the solid ones that just sit on your ear, better sound and bass and they seal out some noise.

1 minute ago, dizmo said:

Having a design like that would both drastically increase the size of the package and the cost.

Except airpods are stupidly overpriced as it is, but it would be nice if apple made wireless in-ears.

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9 minutes ago, Blademaster91 said:

Except airpods are stupidly overpriced as it is, but it would be nice if apple made wireless in-ears.

Eh, $159 isn't that bad, especially when compared to the other offerings in the true wireless space. If they had better sound and could fight against the other players in the space in that regard I'd get them just for their smaller form factor.


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5 hours ago, firelighter487 said:

they have to fix the iTunes dependance first. you can't restore an iPhone wirelessly (yet) so....

Even if you could, things can always go wrong. The convince of being able to reinstall your OS easily and reliably in a few minutes is very nice. 


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