The world needs to band together right now to fight the COVID-19 virus outbreak. This is no longer an issue of one country facing a crisis, but the entire world. As such, we’re starting to see various companies starting to make changes to their operations to help do their part in combating this disease.
Many have been wondering what Apple’s plans are for Beats. Apple had acquired the company a few years ago and it did not take them long to kill off Beats Music and fold it into what is known as Apple Music today. So what about the Beats headphones? Given that we haven’t seen any many new Beats headphones (save for new color options), there has been speculation that Apple could […]
Recently we have been hearing rumors that Apple could apparently be planning a new variant of the AirPods Pro called the AirPods Pro Lite. Now according to a tweet by Jon Prosser, he claims that the earbuds will actually be known as the AirPods X and that it will apparently be launching at WWDC 2020.
When it comes to music streaming services, it’s no secret that Spotify is still pretty much leading the way. Now according to the latest figures from Counterpoint Research, it seems that Spotify is still pretty much holding onto its position as based on the data, Spotify remained as 2019’s largest music streaming service.
Trends in social media are ever-evolving. Previously, Snapchat was pretty much what all teens and young adults used, but these days, TikTok seems to be pretty popular. This is why it doesn’t come as a surprise to learn that other companies are looking to develop something similar of their own.
A couple of years ago, Instagram introduced a new feature that allowed users to add music to their Stories. Some of the music sources that Instagram users could choose from included Spotify and Pandora. Missing from that list was Apple Music, but that could change soon, according to a recent sighting in the iOS 13.4.5 beta.
The classic iPod has been discontinued for years now, but there’s no denying how big of an impact the device has had on the world. It changed the way we consumed our music and also helped to lead the rise of digital music. If you love the retro iPod, then you might want to check out this cute toy by Classicbot.
A lot of the times, true wireless earbuds tend to focus more on portability and mobility. As a result, many of them don’t sound quite as good compared to other earphones or headphones, but we suppose that’s one of the sacrifices one has to make. However, if you value sound quality and mobility, then Sennheiser might have something of interest to you.
There are many who are undoubtedly concerned about the spread of the coronavirus. One of the ways to prevent the spread is to keep ourselves as clean as possible by washing our hands, using hand sanitizer, and to avoid touching our faces. So much so that Apple is now trying to prevent customers from trying on certain products in their stores.
It seems that Apple could have a stellar year on their hands as far as the AirPods are concerned. This is according to a report from DigiTimes (paywall) in which they are claiming that based on information from sources within Apple’s supply chain, the company is apparently planning on boosting AirPods shipments by as much as 50% in 2020.
While Apple’s AirPods are used by many at the gym, the fact that they are only splash resistant means that it might not necessarily be too useful for those who perform very intensive workouts and might sweat a lot, especially if you want to rinse them off later. This is where the Powerbeats series comes in, and it looks like Apple could have a new model in the works.
According to the rumors, Apple has a bunch of new accessories planned for 2020, one of which is a rumored pair of high-end headphones. How true are those rumors? According to a recent discovery by the folks at 9to5Mac, it’s starting to look very likely as within the iOS 14 code, they have come across icons that depict a pair of headphones.
At the moment, Apple’s HomePod is designed in such a way that the controls are placed on the top of the speaker where users can control music playback. They can also control it using Siri. However, it seems that in the future, HomePods could sport touch-sensitive fabric that would allow users to control the speakers by touching anywhere around the speaker.
There have been rumors that Apple could have a cheaper version of the AirPods Pro in the works dubbed the AirPods Pro Lite. While Apple has never officially confirmed it, it was speculated that the company would probably announce it at an event held towards the end of March where they will also announce new iPhones, iPads, and maybe new MacBooks.