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‘What is Bluetooth?’: A beginner’s guide to the wireless technology

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows the exchange of data between different devices. While Bluetooth uses wavelength to transmit information, it generally only works within a short distance for the devices to stay connected. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Chances are good that you are familiar with […]
‘What is Bluetooth?’: A beginner’s guide to the wireless technology
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Apple’s plan to dramatically ramp up AirPods production is falling apart due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Nikkei

Apple’s wildly popular wireless headphones, Apple AirPods, are facing shortages. Manufacturing has become increasingly difficult as China, where the headphones are made, deals with the brunt of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. Apple ordered over 45 million new AirPods from Chinese manufacturers, Nikkei reported on Thursday, but that order cannot be […]
Apple’s plan to dramatically ramp up AirPods production is falling apart due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to Nikkei
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Apple’s $24 billion wearables segment is now almost as big as its Mac business

Apple’s wearables and accessories products accounted for nearly as much revenue in the company’s just-completed fiscal year as its Mac computers. Sales of those products, which include Apple Watch and its AirPods line of wireless headphones, grew 54% in its fiscal fourth quarter to $US6.5 billion. CEO Tim Cook believes […]
Apple’s $24 billion wearables segment is now almost as big as its Mac business
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A fast-fashion brand selling fake, nonfunctional ‘ear pieces’ reveals AirPods’ transformation into a millennial style symbol

ASOS is now selling nonfunctional ear pieces that look like silver Apple AirPods for $US9.50. The fact that the fast-fashion brand believes some people will spend nearly $US10 on a useless accessory reveals AirPods’ cultural dominance as a millennial style icon. Apple’s wearables, home, and accessories division, which includes products […]
A fast-fashion brand selling fake, nonfunctional ‘ear pieces’ reveals AirPods’ transformation into a millennial style symbol