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Apple Airpods Finnally Avaiable For Order


Apple has updated its website toindicate AirPods are now estimated to shipin 6 weeks inthe United States and many other countries around the world. The wirelessearphones have been available for purchase on Apple's website sinceyesterday, with initial orders set to be delivered as early as December 19. 

Apple said AirPods will be shipping in limitedquantities at launch, so it is unsurprising that shipping estimates havequickly slipped from 2 weeks to 4 weeks to 6 weeks around the world.The delay means customers who have yet to place an order will likely notreceive their AirPods until 2017. 

AirPods are Apple's all-new $159 wirelessearphones. The cord-free earphones instantly turn on and connect to youriPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, or Mac when taken out of their charging case.Likewise, audio automatically plays as soon as you put them in your ears andpauses when you take them out. 

AirPods, driven by Apple's custom W1 chip forone-tap setup, deliver up to 5 hours of listening time on one charge, and a15-minute fast charge provides up to 3 hours of listening time. Theaccompanying charging case holds multiple additional charges for more than 24hours of listening time. 

AirPods use optical sensors and a motionaccelerometer to detect when they are in your ears. Doubling tapping anearpiece invokes Siri, which can be used to adjust thevolume, change the song, make a call, or get directions. An accelerometer workswith beamforming microphones to filter out background noise.

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