Opinion: Giving AirPods the praise they deserve and why I won’t upgrade to version 2

Alongside the announcement of the iPhone 7 and its controversial removal of the headphone jack, Apple teased its truly wireless AirPods. After a brief delay, they were released just before the end of 2016, in very limited supply.

Since then, despite continued supply troubles, AirPods have gradually grown in popularity and we’re now preparing for version 2 of the wireless headphones coming later this year.

Over the last year, AirPods have become one of my most used tech products, but here’s why I don’t plan on upgrading to this year’s release…

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