6 AirPods Accessories to make the earbuds even better
At WWDC, Apple shared the all-new AirPods 2 and their new features: you can now share audio with just a tap and you get an extra hour of talk time. While there’s still room for improvement, the AirPods are the perfect final piece to any Apple ecosystem.
- What are the special features of the gen 2 AirPods? Getting a full upgrade, these wireless earbuds now include the incredible H1 chip inside. With this, users can simply say “Hey, Siri” to launch the smart virtual assistant without even touching the earbuds. In addition to this, the chip also affords the AirPods exceptional battery life. In fact, they’ll last a whopping 50% longer than the previous version.
- Which are the best wireless earbuds of 2019? Thanks to the latest Bluetooth technology, wireless audio is quickly taking over. If you’re looking to upgrade, here’s a list of the best wireless earbuds that money can buy — and some new ones on the way.
- Where can I find more everyday carry items? It’s not just about what you carry, it’s how you carry it. Check out our favorite everyday carry items here.
From sharing songs to providing a longer battery life, Apple was ecstatic to share the updated gen 2 AirPods. They’re loaded with improvements compared to the original earbuds. The H1 chip should lend itself to some great applications such as launching Siri all hands-free. But, consumers are wondering if these upgrades are enough. With so many wireless earbuds on the market, it’s clear Apple needs to up its standards if it wants to take the top slot.
While the AirPods are a status symbol among many, it’s more to do with the brand than the technology. In fact, they could use a few more features to be considered the best. We’re talking about noise-cancellation technology and a sleeker overall design. After all, they’re competing with audio giants such as Bose and Sony who long ago mastered the craft of on-the-go audio systems.
Even so, an Apple device doesn’t make it to market without passing rigorous testing in both function and design. AirPods are still a great buy if you are looking to connect your Apple ecosystem of devices. And, if you’re looking for ways to make them even better, here are some of the best AirPods accessories.
Elago Wrist Fit Apple AirPods Silicone Strap
Compatible with most Apple Watch bands, this AirPods holder simply slides onto the band so your earbuds are right where you need them. Thanks to its lightweight and slim fit, the strap offers peace of mind for the compact audio system while you’re on the move.
Leather AirPods Case
Offering everyday protection to your earbuds, this case also gives your EDC a pop of style. Available in four different colors, the leather case comes with a slot so you can recharge your AirPods without removing them. In addition, the case also features a buckle strap so you can attach it to your keys, lanyard, backpack, or other gear to keep your earbuds in reach.
GAZEON AirPods Wireless Charging Case
If you’re not looking to spend extra cash on the Wireless Charging Case for AirPods, this accessory is for you. It eliminates the need for plugs or cords in order to charge your earbuds. Simply slip your AirPods and their charging case into GAZEON and rest it on a Qi wireless charging pad and enjoy efficient charging.
SwitchEasy AirBuddy AirPods Connector Strap
This durable and clever system attaches directly to your Apple AirPods so you’ll never misplace one of them again. With premium 600mm silicone, your earbuds will never get lost. Even if you lose one from your ear while you’re jamming out, the strong silicone keeps it around your neck. In addition, the silicone doesn’t interfere with the smart features of the AirPods such as auto-play/pause and touch controls. What’s more, the AirBuddy comes with silicone ear tips to ensure an absolutely perfect fit.
Nearbuds Magnetic AirPods Clips
Designed specifically for the all-new Apple wireless AirPods, this device uses powerful neodymium magnets to keep them close. The Nearbuds system features one clip for each AirPod as well as an adjustable safety strap. Simply snap them into place and your AirPods will always be nearby. Nearbuds for AirPods work with any magnetic-friendly surface. You can stick them to your AirPods charging case, your laptop, or even connect them through your clothing.
elago AirPods Duo Hang Case
Featuring a two-toned design, this accessory comes with two different color caps to make your AirPods stand out. The elago Duo Case fits your existing AirPods charging case like a glove. In addition, it offers access to all functions without getting in the way. Made from silicone, the case is shock resistant, protecting your AirPods from external impacts and scratches.
Which of these accessories would you grab for your AirPods? Share with us in the comments below.
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