Tag Archives: AirPods

Review: An AirPods review from an audiophile’s perspective

AirPods. It’s something that I’ve been talking about on the Apple Core podcast for some time. When they originally came out I expressed that I didn’t care for them whatsoever. Several months later, and several delays later the hype got to me. Something clicked. I’m not sure what it was but here I am, right? I am now writing a review for the AirPods,…

Report: AirPods manufacturing to ramp up to meet strong demand

A report from the Economic Daily Times (via Digitimes) says that Apple’s AirPods manufacturer, Inventec, will be ramping up and expanding production in order to meet the higher demand. The report noted that Inventec has recently started expanding capacity at its Shanghai plants in order to satisfy increasing demand for the earphones and the plants are…

Hands-on: First impression with AirPods

AirPods are finally here. And while I was a bit frustrated with the initial launch of them. (The initial promise, delay, and the setback for anyone who wasn’t up at 6AM pacific.) While mine weren’t set to ship until January 12, I headed to my local Apple Store, in 30 degree, raining weather, at around 8:15AM this morning and was able to get my hands…

Some Apple Stores are receiving mid-day AirPods inventory

Today is the official launch day for the AirPods for those lucky enough to orders them within the first hour they went on sale last week. Some customers were lucky this morning (myself included), and were able to snag a set of AirPods. However, for those who missed both opportunities, you may still be in luck. According to a report from 9to5Mac, Apple…

AirPods order begin to move into ‘Preparing for Shipment’ while some orders are now shipping

According to a ton of customers who placed their orders early Tuesday Morning, Apple has began charging customer credit cards for those who ordered AirPods. As per usual, this means orders are starting to move to the ‘Preparing for Shipment’ stage in the order process, with some Australian orders beginning to ship. The earliest AirPods shipments seem…

AirPods will be available at Apple Stores starting Monday

With the AirPods finally launching earlier this week, Apple has begun communicating with retail locations concerning the AirPods launch and is beginning to ship AirPods stock to stores starting Monday, according to MacRumors. In addition to Apple’s own retail locations, the company will begin shipping the earbuds to carrier stores and Apple Authorized…