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Airpods. The next generation.

  Whether you love or hate Apple, one thing is for sure, their product design does influence the world. Airpods are a good example. The wireless earbuds with a short stalk looked a bit goofy when they were launched. However, it didn't take long for the Chinese to clone (fake) the design and for competitors to step in. Airpods don't have to be the best. They just have to be good. The users of Apple's iPhone want the ease of use function that pairs the Airpods quickly with an iPhone. Other products are not quite as good. It's not just about the best music experience but the one most Apple users like. My own discovery of Airpods was buying some cheap ones on Ebay . I hadn't quite realised that, unlike other buds, they didn't have soft gel fittings for the ears. With most of the "pro" noise cancelling ear buds you have a removable tip. Different tips are for different sized ear canals. For some users this is essential. I found I couldn't quite get it