At its iPhone X event last September, Apple previewed a new wireless charging case for AirPods, for use with its upcoming AirPower charging mat. The new case looks similar to the current version, which charges via Lightning cable, but it has a built-in induction coil that also enables wireless charging.
Conveniently, it appears that the AirPower won’t be the only way to wirelessly charge AirPods placed in the new case.
Chinese publication Chongdiantou, citing unnamed sources within Apple’s supply chain, claims that the wireless AirPods case supports the Wireless Power Consortium’s universal Qi standard, implying that it will be compatible with [...]
Costco today kicked off a new „5 Days of Deals“ event just for its members, and one of the discounts is for Apple’s AirPods. Today only Costco members can purchase the headphones for $139.99, down from $159.99 — one of the best deals online for a new pair when compared to retailers like Adorama and Best Buy. Free shipping is also available.
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Costco has a few other sales going on this week, with a members-only savings event that includes the 2018 9.7-inch [...]
For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with ColorWare to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a set of custom-painted AirPods that have been designed to look like a classic Macintosh.
The AirPods Retro case has been painted a soft beige shade that matches the design of Apple’s earliest computers, with gray lines representing faux vents. There’s also a rainbow colored button at the back that mimics the classic rainbow-colored Apple logo, and an all-over matte finish.
ColorWare has painted the AirPods themselves a nice matching beige color, for an overall look that’s sleek and a throwback to the early Apple design language all at [...]
AirPods have been discounted again this week, with Rakuten seller Altatac selling Apple’s wireless headphones for $135.99 when using the sitewide discount code SAVE15. Altatac is a highly-rated seller on the retailer’s website, and the AirPods are in new condition.
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Once you sign into your Rakuten account, head over to Altatac’s page for the AirPods, add them to your cart, enter your shipping information, and place the code SAVE15 into the discount code box during the payment [...]