Apple unveils redesigned AirPods with Spatial Audio and Adaptive EQ | Engadget

Announced in spring 2019, the second generation of the company's true wireless earbuds brought improvements like faster pairing, hands-free Siri and wireless charging. Head tracking also works with Group FaceTime calls so that voices sound like they're coming from the direction they're positioned on screen. While some companies are cranking out multiple models a year, Apple hasn't needed to do that, hence the two-year gap between new models. As for battery life, you can expect up to six hours of listening and 30 hours of total usage with the charging case. Apple says this makes for a more immersive setup, so it sounds more like you're in the same room with other attendees. This works like Adaptive EQ on AirPods Pro and AirPods Max, so Apple is extending much of the tech-heavy features from its pricier models to the base AirPods. Today, the company finally debuted the third-iteration AirPods with an updated design, Spatial Audio, Adaptive EQ and one-touch setup.
There's no denying the popularity of Apple's AirPods, but the regular model is well overdue for a refresh. Announced in the spring of 2019, the second version of the company's iconic true wireless ea… [+824 chars]