Looking for a pair of AirPods? The standard white version currently ships in six weeks, as demand has outstripped supply. While Apple does not offer different colors at this time, anyone willing to wait an extra 4-6 weeks longer can fully customize their AirPods thanks to ColorWare. The company offers 29 solid colors, 29 metallic colors and two different finishes to choose from.
Hot on the heels of Monday's iOS 10.2 release, Apple is offering AirPods for sale. While the wireless headphones were originally scheduled for launch in late October, Apple delayed until they were completely ready for customers to enjoy. Delivery for the initial batch was set for December 21st, however since this morning ship times have slipped to 4 weeks. This means that for anyone currently ordering AirPods they will arrive during the second week of January.
Yes, AirPods are Bluetooth headphones that can be paired and used with non-Apple computers and devices.
Apple has highlighted several ways in which AirPods will work seamlessly with Apple devices. In fact, all of the best features of AirPods require iOS 10, watchOS 3 or macOS Sierra to function. This includes quick pairing and smooth automatic transitions between different Apple devices.
Late October is here, and Apple has announced a delay in the AirPods release date. While an official ship date for the wireless AirPods has never been revealed, the company was originally planning to launch the new headphones around this time. An Apple spokesperson explained to TechCrunch, "We don’t believe in shipping a product before it’s ready, and we need a little more time before AirPods are ready for our customers."