Category: AirPods

How to Install Beta Firmware on Your AirPods Pro (and Why You Should)

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In the wake of the iPhone, iPad, and Mac, AirPods Pro have joined the ranks of Apple devices getting beta updates. Apple will now release regular beta updates for AirPods Pro that can be installed by anyone using an Apple Developer account.

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How to Install tvOS 15 Public Beta on Your Apple TV

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While you might not think of the software that runs on your Apple TV too often, Apple does release a major update every year. In the fall of 2021, Apple will release tvOS 15, which brings some quality-of-life improvements to the Apple TV: You’ll finally be able to log in to apps using Face ID on your iPhone, for…

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How to Check the Battery Health on All Your Apple Devices

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If you’re like me, you relentlessly charge your devices even if doing so might be hurting the battery over the long-term. “This is the way,” I think to myself as I look over at the AirPods Pro charging case that I’ve left plugged in for the last three weeks.

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How to Clean Your Earbuds, Because They're Even Grosser Than You Think

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Fungus and yeast infection-causing germs can build upon the earbuds as you jam them inside your ear canals, not to mention wax that visibly sticks to their surfaces. After sending an earbud swab out for analysis, Inside Edition even found pneumonia-causing bacteria such as staph aureus on regularly used earbuds, and o…

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How to Check Your Headphone Volume Level In Real Time to Keep Your Ears Safe with iPhone & iPad

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Plenty of us know that listening to music too loudly can impair our hearing in the long term, but how loud is too loud? Apple has offered historical data on how loud your earphones have been blasting music for a while, but with modern iOS and iPadOS versions, that feature is now available in real-time, and for the first time, on iPhone and iPad.


Doctors say that listening to anything of around 80dB for more than 40 hours per week can increase the chance of loss of hearing – and that isn’t something you want to risk. This new feature helps us to visualize how…

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How to (Maybe) Fix Your AirPods Max's Battery Drain Bug

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Some AirPods Max owners have been hit with a weird battery-draining issue that affects the headphones even when they’re not in use, but there may be a simple fix.

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How to Tell If You're Being Tracked by Apple's AirTags

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AirTags aren’t a thing yet—at least, not when we wrote this—but the oft-rumored tracking devices, about the size of a coin, should debut soon. And when they do, Apple is already building security features into iOS 14.5 to prevent people from secretly tracking you by attaching a tiny tracker to your stuff (or dropping…

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How to Use Spatial Audio on AirPods Pro & Max

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When Apple announced the launch of their pricey AirPods Max, they highlighted a new, unheard of feature: something they called “Spatial Audio”. Granted, “Spatial Audio” is a term made up by Apple to sell headphones, but it’s basically surround sound inside your headphones.

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How to Share Audio & Music with AirPods from iPhone

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Do you want to share the music you’re listening to with a friend? Well, if they own AirPods, AirPods Pro, or compatible Beats wireless headphones, you can easily share audio right from your iPhone.

Normally, whenever you want to share one of your favorite songs with others, you would send the Spotify or Apple Music link to that particular song. The recipient could then use the streaming service to start listening to it right away. However, in this case, you’re sharing the audio from your own device which is played back on their headphones. This eliminates…

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AirPods Not Working? How to Troubleshoot & Fix AirPods

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There’s no doubt that Apple’s AirPods are among the most popular and best-selling wireless headphones available in the market today. Although AirPods work seamlessly with Apple devices for the most part, they could stop working all of a sudden due to a variety of issues. If your AirPods are not working, read on to learn how you can troubleshoot and help to resolve these issues.

In rare cases, you might experience connectivity issues, or you might have trouble getting your brand new pair of AirPods or AirPods Pro to work with your iPhone. Or sometimes, when…

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