What Does AirPods Pro Spatial Audio Mean for Augmented Reality?

· Andrew Orr · Link

Em Lazer-Walker digs into the AirPods Pro spatial audio feature announced at WWDC 2020. What does it mean for AR?

As Apple improves their indoor location technology, [spatial audio] could also easily become a big part of making indoor wayfinding viable before they ship AR glasses, since the ARKit model of “hold your phone out in front of you while you walk through a space” is both socially and physically awkward.

I can’t wait for spatial audio to arrive. I use an app I’ve mentioned before that uses 3D audio, and I wonder if Naturespace will make use of this technology.

Twelve South Launches AirPods Bag ‘AirBag’

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Today Twelve South announced AirBag, a mini AirPods bag meant to hold your AirPods or AirPods Pro. It’s made with full-grain leather and includes a strap to sling it over your shoulder. It’s also a limited edition product, and as of this writing there are 683 AirBags left. You can get one on Twelve South’s website for US$49.99.

AirBag is a genuine leather micro-mini bag made exclusively to carry and protect AirPods Pro. Wear this petite vintage pouch over your shoulder, around your neck or ditch the strap for the little leather top handle. A metal snap button keeps your AirPods safe and secure. AirBag works with wireless charging and has an opening for Lightning charging.

Twelve South Launches AirPods Bag ‘AirBag’

AirPods Dominate Earbuds Market

· Charlotte Henry · News

AirPods dominated the growing wireless earbuds market in the last quarter, thanks, in part, to the release of the AirPods Pro in October.

Give Your AirPods Pro Nilfgaardian Armor With Native Union

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Native Union just released new cases for AirPods Pro, and one of them looks like Nilfgaardian armor from The Witcher series on Netflix. The US$19.99 Curve Case is textured silicon with a dust-repellent finish. Another one is a US$49.99 Italian leather case available in black, tan, navy, and green. These new cases officially go on sale today, January 22.

Featuring two designs carefully crafted from genuine leather and textured silicone, the new cases ensure hassle free access to AirPods Pro, charging port and controls. Both designs are compatible with wireless chargers and provide a seamless fit, adding unmistakable style to your everyday carry without compromising function.

Give Your AirPods Pro Nilfgaardian Armor With Native Union

AirPods Pro: What I Like About You!

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Dr. Mac explains why he loves his new AirPods Pro for their passive and active noise cancellation, excellent sound quality, and comfortable silicone ear tips, all in Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves Episode #361.