Two suppliers of Apple AirPods denied the rumors that Apple requested the reduction of AirPods production by 10 million units in 2022. The AirPods EMS suppliers said that production is normal and nothing has changed.
Apple is reportedly reducing the supply of the iPhone SE next quarter due to weakening demand brought by the Ukraine war.
Mophie announced its 3-in-1-charger in February. Billed as a travel charger it can charge your MagSafe iPhone 12 or later.
Mophie announced two new products today. One is a 3-in-1 travel charger for iPhone, and the other is a portable magnetic charging stand.
An Apple patent application indicates it may introduce biometrics to futures models of the AirPods for users authentication purposes.
UI designer Philip Ardeljan wrote a blog post on AirPods annoyances and how they don’t fit Apple’s mantra of “Just Work.”
Annoyance 1: If you have 2 devices, say iMac and iPhone connected to AirPods, when you are using your iMac and unlock your iPhone to check something, sometimes, the AirPods switch to the iPhone. But you didn’t want them to. I get that Apple is trying to be clever and anticipate your moves, which I genuinely appreciate, but when it gets in the way it’s annoying.
This one in particular annoys me too.
Everything’s distracting, especially to many of us geeks. That’s ok, though. Listen as John and Dave plow through their distractions to ensure everyone learns at least five new things. Your two favorite geeks troubleshoot AirPods, AirTags, Multitouch, and slow SSDs. They also share Cool Stuff Found from CES and beyond with products from JBL, Shokz, Pozio, Plugable, and more! Press play and enjoy.
Satechi announced a 2-in-1 headphone stand at CES 2022 that can also charge your iPhone. It’s available to preorder for US$79.99.
Did you know you could create a reminder from macOS Mail? How would you like to learn about three new ways to toggle Do Not Disturb? Or a solution for dictating emojis? All this and more in just the first Quick Tips segment of the show. Then John and Dave are on to answering your questions about managing media, tweaking your AirPods, managing your Mac’s thermal limits, and wrapping up with some Cool Stuff Found. Press play and enjoy learning five new things with your two favorite geeks!