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    Apple Set to Launch High-End AirPods, Over-Ear Headphones and a New HomePod in 2019

    According to an exclusive new report from Bloomberg, Apple is set to launch several new audio products next year, including new high-end AirPods, a new HomePod, and studio-quality over-ear headphones. Bloomberg’s sources say that Apple intends to update the AirPods range with noise-cancellation...
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    Apple’s AirPower Wireless Charging Mat Expected to Arrive This Month

    According to a new report from Digitimes, via AppleInsider, Apple’s long-awaited new wireless charging mat, AirPower, is due to launch sometime this month. First announced by Apple back in September 2017, the AirPower mat should be available to purchase before the end of March. It’s also...
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    Barclays: AirPods Still Selling Well, HomePod Sales Less So

    MacRumors reports today that according to a new report from Barclays analysts Blayne Curtis and co., AirPod sales continue to grow, and Apple will be increasing production to keep up with demand. Barclays expects AirPods shipments to reach 30 million units in 2018, which is not that far off KGI...
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    Apple’s Rumoured New Over-Ear Headphones Set to Take on High-End Noise Cancelling Rivals

    Bloomberg has some new information today on the new over-ear headphones that Apple is said to be working on. According to Bloomberg’s sources, Apple was prompted to develop the over-ear headphones after the huge success of its AirPods in-ear headphones. The source says that the headphones will...
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    Apple to Launch Over-Ear Headphones This Year After Success of AirPods

    AppleInsider reports today that well-sourced KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has said in a note to investors that due to the huge success of AirPods, Apple is planning to launch its own brand of over-the-ear headphones sometime this year. While Kuo did not give a specific date for the...
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    AirPower Wireless Charging Mat Could be Here By March

    According to a new report on Japanese Apple website Mac Otakara, via MacRumors, Apple’s new AirPower wireless charging mat could be onsale as soon as March. The news comes from “reliable sources,” apparently, and backs up previous similar claims from The Apple Post earlier this month...
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    Apple Working on Waterproof AirPods With More Siri Integration

    According to an exclusive report from Bloomberg today, Apple is currently working on upgraded AirPods with new hardware features. Bloomberg’s source says that Apple wants to create a regular upgrade cycle for AirPods, just as it does with its other products such as iPhone and iPad...
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    Apple Watch Has Record-Breaking Quarter With Series 3 Sales Up

    According to Apple’s Q1 results, which were announced last night, the Apple Watch has just had its best ever quarter, with the Series 3 selling twice as many units as the previous year’s Series 2 models. This led to Apple Watch seeing a 50% growth in units and revenue for the fourth quarter in a...
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    KGI: Upgraded AirPods Coming Mid to Late 2018

    According to the latest research note to investors from KGI Securities’ Ming-Chi Kuo, via MacRumors, Apple plans to release upgraded AirPods in the second half of 2018. Kuo thinks that the new AirPods will be assembled by Inventec in Taiwan, just like the current AirPod models, with some of the...
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    KGI: AirPod Sales to Double Next Year

    9to5 Mac reports that according to noted KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is set to double AirPod shipments for 2018. which would represent shipment totals of around 26 to 28 million units. In new report published by Kuo today, he says that AirPods are “Apple’s most important...
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    Apple’s AirPods and iPads Were Some of the Most Popular Items on Cyber Monday

    According to MacRumors, yesterday’s Cyber Monday was a record-breaker, with newly released data from Adobe showing that November 27, 2017, was the “largest online sales day in history,” with $6.59 billion spent on the day. This represents a 16.8% year-over-year sales increase. Adobe’s stats...
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    Apple Releases Romantic New Holiday Ad

    9to5 Mac reports that Apple is celebrating Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season today by releasing its annual holiday advertisement. Entitled “Sway,” the video is, somewhat surprisingly, much more about AirPods than the iPhone X. Of course, AirPods have been such a success it’s easy...
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    Rumour: AirPods Wireless Charging Case to Launch This December

    According to MacRumors, the AirPods inductive wireless charging case that was shown during Apple’s special event on Monday could be available in stores by this December. The original report in MacPrime said that according to sources at Apple Switzerland, the case will cost $69. The current...
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    Munster: AirPods Will be Bigger Than Apple Watch, Apple Glasses Coming in 2020

    MacRumors writes that venture capitalist and former analyst Gene Munster has said that Apple’s AirPods will be “bigger than the Apple Watch” over the next 10 years. Although AirPods sell for $159, much less than even the cheapest Apple Watch at $269, Munster says that AirPods will contribute...
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    Apple AirPods Have 98% Customer Satisfaction

    AppleInsider reports today that a new survey from market research company Creative Strategies, an unprecedented 98% of AirPods owners say they are either “very satisfied” or “satisfied” with the wireless headphones. The survey, which was carried out by Creative Strategies in conjunction with...
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    ColorWare is Selling Custom Colour AirPods for $289

    With AirPods still in short supply (I’ve just checked and there’s currently a wait of 6 weeks in the UK, for example), MacRumors has a possible solution if you really need to get your hands on a pair sooner, but you’ll have to pay a premium price of $289 for the privilege. Known for its custom...
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    Strong Demand for Apple AirPods Leads to Increased Manufacturing Capacity

    According to a report in China’s Economic Times Daily, via MacRumors, Apple AirPods maker Inventec has increased production capacity at its plants in Shanghai, China, in order to cope with strong demand for the product. The plants are also said to be working overtime to keep up with demand. On...
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    Apple AirPods Survive Epic Torture Test

    We expect iPhones and iPads to undergo torture tests on release, but now it looks like accessories such as the newly released Apple AirPods are also being subjected to all manner of duress in order to test their resilience, according to AppleInsider. In his latest video, YouTuber Everything...
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    Apple Retail Stores Will Have AirPods in Stock This Monday Morning

    MacRumors reports that Apple Retail stores will be selling AirPods in store from Monday, December 19, according to their sources. Apparently the product is already on its way to the stores now. Carrier stores and Apple Authorized Resellers will also be getting stock, and Apple has said that...
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    Apple AirPods Now Available, But Sell Out Immediately

    As 9to5 Mac reports, Apple’s AirPods finally became available to buy from the Apple Online store today, priced at $159 and with an initial delivery date of Monday December 19. However, as predicted by Daring Fireball’s John Gruber yesterday, no sooner had they gone on sale than they were no...
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    Rumour: Apple’s AirPods Could be Released Very Soon, but in Short Supply

    AppleInsider reports that multiple Apple retail sources are indicating that Apple’s AirPods might not miss the all-important holiday season after all, but stocks may be so limited that the AirPods become unavailable again almost immediately after release. Daring Fireball’s John Gruber says that...
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    AirPods Set to Launch This December According to New Leak

    9to5 Mac reports that Apple’s delayed AirPods wireless earphones could actually be available to buy this December after all, despite earlier rumours that they might be delayed until the beginning of next year, thus potentially costing Apple millions and millions in lost holiday sales. The new...
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    Apple AirPods WILL Launch This Year After All

    Following on from yesterday’s rumour that Apple’s AirPods would not be available until early 2017, AppleInsider has an exclusive report from a source familiar with Apple’s plans that contradicts that information. According to AppleInsider’s source, there is “no way that these are getting pushed...
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