Follow These Steps to Fix AirPods Pro Earbuds Making Crackling Sounds

AirPods Pro users have complained that the wireless earbuds are making crackling sounds when the ANC is switched on. The users waited for the firmware to resolve the issue and apparently that didn’t happen. Reddit thread describes the sound as “popping” or “cracking.” It seems like the AirPods Pro crackling problem is persistent. Some of the users got a replacement pair and yet the issue remained unsolved. It is pretty common for Bluetooth devices to become unclear when there is a lot of interference. However, the issue on AirPods Pro…

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China Ready to Retaliate Against Apple, Qualcomm, and Others After Huawei Ban in the US

Yesterday, the US government extended its trade sanctions against Huawei and its subsidiaries for one more year after Donald Trump re-signed the Executive Order. In response, it is being reported that China is ready to retaliate against Apple, Qualcomm, and other US-based firms. Reports coming out of China indicated that the Chinese government is ready to take serious action against US-based firms, including Apple and Qualcomm, as the US government is trying to block shipments of semiconductor chips to Huawei and its subsidiaries. If the US forces Taiwanese semiconductor firm…

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Leaker Claims Apple’s AR Glasses Aimed for March-June 2021 Announcement

Reputed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claimed in his latest note yesterday that Apple would launch its AR Glasses in 2022 at the very earliest. However, leaker Jon Prosser who has been accurate about a lot of recent Apple leaks, claims that the company is planning to launch the glasses in March-June 2021.  He also claims to have seen the glasses and says they are “sleek as hell.” Jon has promised to share a video and other information about the Apple Glasses soon. There have been plenty of other reports over the…

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Apple Rumored to Launch Low-Cost iPad with A12 Chip This Year

Apple could be preparing to launch a new 10.2-inch iPad refresh this year with an A12 chip inside. The company had refreshed its cheapest $329 iPad last year in September but that was a minor refresh as it only bumped the display size to 10.2-inch and added a Smart Connector. This year refresh is going to be a bit more substantial as Apple is planning on using a more powerful A12 chip inside the device. This would make the 2020 10.2-inch iPad refresh notably more powerful than the 2019 model…

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Is Apple Preparing to Launch a New HomePod?

HomePod, Apple’s Siri-powered smart speaker, is currently sold out on Apple’s online store. There can be a multitude of reasons behind the HomePod being marked as sold out, including supply-chain issues or Apple possibly planning on launching a refreshed version of the smart speaker in the near future. Apple had launched the HomePod back in February 2018. The speaker launched to rave reviews for its audio quality, but its ‘smart’ aspect was a major letdown as the Siri experience on the speaker was notably behind Google Assistant and Alexa. Apple…

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Kuo: Apple Glasses Could Launch in 2022, New 10.8-Inch iPad and 9-Inch iPad Mini Coming in 2020 or 2021

Apple has long been rumored to be working on AR (Augmented Reality) glasses. Now, noted industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that he expects the company to launch Apple Glasses in 2022 at the earliest. He has also mentioned that the Cupertino-based brand would launch newer iPad and iPad Mini models soon. According to a new note from Ming-Chi Kuo, who has an excellent track record in predicting Apple product launches, the iPhone maker could launch its own version of AR glasses sometime in 2022 or later. Some rumors had claimed…

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The Best Wireless Charging Stations for iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods

If you have an iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods with the wireless charging case or AirPods Pro, and looking for an all-in-one solution to wirelessly charge all three on a daily basis, then you have come to the right place. We have curated the list of the best wireless charging stations for iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods. Ever since Apple announced AirPower, a charging station to allow you to wirelessly charge 3 Apple devices, there has been a lot of interest in all-in-one charging solutions. Unfortunately, for the Apple fans,…

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Netflix Stops Downgrading Video Streaming Quality in European Countries

Internet video streaming giant started downgrading video quality in Europe after a request from the European Union (EU). This was done to reduce the load on ISPs and to ensure robust internet speeds for all users in the region. Now, Netflix seems to have reverted back to HD video quality in Europe. Since the COVID-19 situation, most countries mandated people to work-from-home. People were also streaming a lot of audio and video, and all of this put a lot of strain on internet bandwidth. To reduce some of that strain,…

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