Apple Debuts New $29 AppleCare+ Plan for AirPods and Beats

Alongside new iPhones, Apple Watch models, and an updated iPad, Apple today released a new $29 AppleCare+ plan that’s designed specifically for headphones like AirPods and Beats devices.

AppleCare+ extends the warranty of AirPods, Beats earphones, and Beads headphones to two years from the date of purchase (up from one year) and includes two incidents of accidental damage coverage for a $29 service fee.


The AppleCare+ plan for headphones can be bought when purchasing new AirPods or Beats or within 60 days of the purchase. Buying AppleCare+ after the initial purchase will require a visit to an Apple Store or by calling a specific support number and running a remote diagnostic.

AppleCare+ is available for the following devices:

  • AirPods
  • Beats EP
  • Beats Pro
  • Beats Solo3 Wireless
  • Beats Studio3 Wireless
  • BeatsX
  • Powerbeats Pro
  • Powerbeats3 Wireless

The plan covers the headphones, the battery, and the included USB charging cable along with the aforementioned two incidents of accidental damage. Software support is also included, and Apple’s support staff will be able to answer any questions that Beats and AirPods owners have.

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Alongside new iPhones, Apple Watch models, and an updated iPad, Apple today released a new $29 AppleCare+ plan that's designed specifically for headphones like AirPods and Beats devices.

AppleCare+ extends the warranty of AirPods, Beats earphones, and Beads headphones to two years from the date of purchase (up from one year) and includes two incidents of accidental damage coverage for a $29 service fee.


The AppleCare+ plan for headphones can be bought when purchasing new AirPods or Beats or within 60 days of the purchase. Buying AppleCare+ after the initial purchase will require a visit to an Apple Store or by calling a specific support number and running a remote diagnostic.

AppleCare+ is available for the following devices:

  • AirPods

  • Beats EP

  • Beats Pro

  • Beats Solo3 Wireless

  • Beats Studio3 Wireless

  • BeatsX

  • Powerbeats Pro

  • Powerbeats3 Wireless


The plan covers the headphones, the battery, and the included USB charging cable along with the aforementioned two incidents of accidental damage. Software support is also included, and Apple's support staff will be able to answer any questions that Beats and AirPods owners have.

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DigiTimes: Next-Generation AirPods to Enter Production as Early as October

Apple’s suppliers are gearing up to assemble next-generation AirPods as early as October, according to industry sources cited by DigiTimes, suggesting an updated version of the earphones could arrive in time for the holiday shopping season.


DigiTimes shared a short preview of its story today:

Assembling for new-gen AirPods to kick off as early as October

Apple’s suppliers are gearing up for assembling for the next-generation AirPods as early as October, according to industry sources.

The full story should be available within the next few days. We’ll update this post if there are any additional details to share.

In April, noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said two new AirPods models would likely go into mass production between the fourth quarter of 2019 and the first quarter of 2020, with Luxshare, Goertek, and Amkor serving as primary suppliers.

Kuo believes one of the new AirPods models will feature an “all-new form factor design” and a “higher price” than the second-generation AirPods, which cost $159 with a standard charging case and $199 with a wireless charging case. The other model is expected to be a more iterative update with the same pricing.

If new AirPods do launch later this year, they will likely be the more iterative pair that Kuo referred to, as Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman expects the higher-priced AirPods with water resistance and noise cancelation to launch as early as 2020. It’s unclear what features would be part of the iterative update.

In March, Apple released second-generation AirPods powered by an Apple-designed H1 chip, enabling hands-free “Hey Siri” functionality and up to 50 percent more talk time compared to the original AirPods. The second-generation AirPods feature the same outward design as the original.

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Apple's suppliers are gearing up to assemble next-generation AirPods as early as October, according to industry sources cited by DigiTimes, suggesting an updated version of the earphones could arrive in time for the holiday shopping season.


DigiTimes shared a short preview of its story today:
Assembling for new-gen AirPods to kick off as early as October
Apple's suppliers are gearing up for assembling for the next-generation AirPods as early as October, according to industry sources.
The full story should be available within the next few days. We'll update this post if there are any additional details to share.

In April, noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said two new AirPods models would likely go into mass production between the fourth quarter of 2019 and the first quarter of 2020, with Luxshare, Goertek, and Amkor serving as primary suppliers.

Kuo believes one of the new AirPods models will feature an "all-new form factor design" and a "higher price" than the second-generation AirPods, which cost $159 with a standard charging case and $199 with a wireless charging case. The other model is expected to be a more iterative update with the same pricing.

If new AirPods do launch later this year, they will likely be the more iterative pair that Kuo referred to, as Bloomberg's Mark Gurman expects the higher-priced AirPods with water resistance and noise cancelation to launch as early as 2020. It's unclear what features would be part of the iterative update.

In March, Apple released second-generation AirPods powered by an Apple-designed H1 chip, enabling hands-free "Hey Siri" functionality and up to 50 percent more talk time compared to the original AirPods. The second-generation AirPods feature the same outward design as the original.

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New Yorkers Losing So Many AirPods in Subway Tracks That MTA is Considering a PSA to Warn Commuters

So many AirPods have been lost in New York City subway tracks in recent months that the MTA is considering initiating a public service announcement urging commuters to refrain from taking AirPods on or off while entering or exiting trains, a spokesperson for the transit agency told The Wall Street Journal.

Ashley Mayer recovered her AirPods with a broom and duct tape

The PSA would hopefully alleviate the delays caused by the numerous AirPods that fall between the cracks each day:

“They’re tiny. They’re hard to find,” said Steven Dluginski, an MTA maintenance supervisor. Given the darkened tracks where they drop, he said, “the only saving grace is that they’re white.”

AirPod rescues from New York City subway tracks ramped up in March, when Apple released a new version, Mr. Dluginski said. This summer has been the worst, possibly because the heat and humidity on subway platforms makes the ears and hands of New Yorkers pretty sweaty, he guessed.

Transit workers use a pole that extends to about 8 feet and has two rubber cups on the end that can be squeezed together to grab small objects. The “picker-upper thing,” Mr. Dluginski called it.

Around noon on a recent Thursday, Mr. Dluginski’s team had received 18 requests to fetch lost items. Six were for AirPods. “It’s job security, as far as we’re concerned,” the maintenance boss said.

While the location of AirPods can be tracked using the Find My iPhone app, the earphones often become trapped in hard-to-reach places due to their small size. This led The Wall Street Journal to highlight the extravagant measures that some customers have taken to recover their lost AirPods:

Passenger Ashley Mayer recently live-tweeted a track rescue in a lull between passing trains. One photo, featuring the caption “game on,” showed her purchasing a broom and duct tape. She used the contraption to nab the AirPod from the tracks, which can be dotted with rats.

In an extreme case, well-known Apple analyst Gene Munster admitted that he has apparently lost 10 pairs of AirPods.

Apple charges $69 for a replacement AirPod in the United States, totaling $138 for a pair. Replacement charging cases are also available for $59, while the wireless AirPods charging case is sold separately for $79.

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So many AirPods have been lost in New York City subway tracks in recent months that the MTA is considering initiating a public service announcement urging commuters to refrain from taking AirPods on or off while entering or exiting trains, a spokesperson for the transit agency told The Wall Street Journal.

Ashley Mayer recovered her AirPods with a broom and duct tape

The PSA would hopefully alleviate the delays caused by the numerous AirPods that fall between the cracks each day:
"They're tiny. They're hard to find," said Steven Dluginski, an MTA maintenance supervisor. Given the darkened tracks where they drop, he said, "the only saving grace is that they're white."

AirPod rescues from New York City subway tracks ramped up in March, when Apple released a new version, Mr. Dluginski said. This summer has been the worst, possibly because the heat and humidity on subway platforms makes the ears and hands of New Yorkers pretty sweaty, he guessed.

Transit workers use a pole that extends to about 8 feet and has two rubber cups on the end that can be squeezed together to grab small objects. The "picker-upper thing," Mr. Dluginski called it.

Around noon on a recent Thursday, Mr. Dluginski's team had received 18 requests to fetch lost items. Six were for AirPods. "It's job security, as far as we're concerned," the maintenance boss said.
While the location of AirPods can be tracked using the Find My iPhone app, the earphones often become trapped in hard-to-reach places due to their small size. This led The Wall Street Journal to highlight the extravagant measures that some customers have taken to recover their lost AirPods:
Passenger Ashley Mayer recently live-tweeted a track rescue in a lull between passing trains. One photo, featuring the caption "game on," showed her purchasing a broom and duct tape. She used the contraption to nab the AirPod from the tracks, which can be dotted with rats.
In an extreme case, well-known Apple analyst Gene Munster admitted that he has apparently lost 10 pairs of AirPods.

Apple charges $69 for a replacement AirPod in the United States, totaling $138 for a pair. Replacement charging cases are also available for $59, while the wireless AirPods charging case is sold separately for $79.

Paywalled article: America's Stormy Affair with Apple AirPods: Love 'Em and Lose 'Em

Related Roundup: AirPods 2
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Apple Showcases Cute Ways Customers Have Customized Their AirPods Cases in Korean Ad

Apple today shared a new AirPods ad in Korea that showcases a variety of cute ways in which customers have customized their AirPods charging cases, including adding heart stickers, teddy bear ornaments, salt and pepper decals, and more. Many of the AirPods cases have also been transformed into keychains.

Apple does not offer any of these customization options for AirPods cases in Korea or elsewhere and is merely promoting the creativity of its Korean customers. The ad is featured at the top of Apple’s homepage in Korea.


This follows Apple’s creative “Bounce” ad that highlighted the newer wireless charging case available for AirPods.

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Apple today shared a new AirPods ad in Korea that showcases a variety of cute ways in which customers have customized their AirPods charging cases, including adding heart stickers, teddy bear ornaments, salt and pepper decals, and more. Many of the AirPods cases have also been transformed into keychains.


Apple does not offer any of these customization options for AirPods cases in Korea or elsewhere and is merely promoting the creativity of its Korean customers. The ad is featured at the top of Apple's homepage in Korea.


This follows Apple's creative "Bounce" ad that highlighted the newer wireless charging case available for AirPods.

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Micro Center Stores Offering AirPods With Wireless Charging Case for $150 as Limited Time Doorbuster Deal

Micro Center is having a notable doorbuster-style deal on the second-generation AirPods with a wireless charging case, offering them for $149.99, down from Apple’s regular price of $199. This is the lowest price we’ve ever seen.


The catch is that the deal is only available at Micro Center retail stores, likely to draw in foot traffic, although orders can be reserved online for in-store pickup. The Apple Authorized Reseller has only 25 locations across the United States, so be sure to check if there is a location in your area.

Micro Center is also offering the wireless charging case by itself for $49.99, down from Apple’s regular price of $79, and the second-generation AirPods with a standard charging case for $129.99, down from $159.

The deals are limited to one per household, and supplies are likely extremely limited, so we recommend calling ahead if you are planning on visiting a Micro Center store. There’s no indication when the sales end, so act fast.

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Micro Center is having a notable doorbuster-style deal on the second-generation AirPods with a wireless charging case, offering them for $149.99, down from Apple's regular price of $199. This is the lowest price we've ever seen.


The catch is that the deal is only available at Micro Center retail stores, likely to draw in foot traffic, although orders can be reserved online for in-store pickup. The Apple Authorized Reseller has only 25 locations across the United States, so be sure to check if there is a location in your area.

Micro Center is also offering the wireless charging case by itself for $49.99, down from Apple's regular price of $79, and the second-generation AirPods with a standard charging case for $129.99, down from $159.

The deals are limited to one per household, and supplies are likely extremely limited, so we recommend calling ahead if you are planning on visiting a Micro Center store. There's no indication when the sales end, so act fast.

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Deals Spotlight: Get the Wireless Charging Case for AirPods at $64.99 ($14 Off, Lowest Ever)

Adorama is discounting Apple’s Wireless Charging Case for AirPods this week, now priced at $64.99, down from an original price of $79.00. This is the lowest we’ve ever seen the standalone Wireless Charging Case for the AirPods.

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The accessory is compatible with every generation of the AirPods (it does not include a pair), replacing your current Charging Case and adding the ability to charge the device on a Qi-enabled wireless mat. Head to Adorama soon to check out the sale before it ends, which is set to be early next week.

Additionally, deals on the 2019 AirPods remain ongoing as we head into September. You can get the brand-new AirPods with Wireless Charging Case for $179.00 at Amazon, down from $199.00. The AirPods with Charging Case (not wireless) is also still discounted at $144.98, down from $159.00.


Of course, we follow ongoing discounts on all things AirPods in our dedicated post, and you can head to our full Deals Roundup for a bigger collection of the latest and greatest Apple-related discounts.

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Adorama is discounting Apple's Wireless Charging Case for AirPods this week, now priced at $64.99, down from an original price of $79.00. This is the lowest we've ever seen the standalone Wireless Charging Case for the AirPods.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

The accessory is compatible with every generation of the AirPods (it does not include a pair), replacing your current Charging Case and adding the ability to charge the device on a Qi-enabled wireless mat. Head to Adorama soon to check out the sale before it ends, which is set to be early next week.

Additionally, deals on the 2019 AirPods remain ongoing as we head into September. You can get the brand-new AirPods with Wireless Charging Case for $179.00 at Amazon, down from $199.00. The AirPods with Charging Case (not wireless) is also still discounted at $144.98, down from $159.00.


Of course, we follow ongoing discounts on all things AirPods in our dedicated post, and you can head to our full Deals Roundup for a bigger collection of the latest and greatest Apple-related discounts.

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2019 iPhones Said to Have Improved Shatter Resistance, Multi-Angle Face ID That Works Flat on Tables

Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman and Debby Wu have shared expectations for Apple’s fall product lineup and beyond, revealing new details plus existing rumors about upcoming iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, HomePod, and AirPods models.


Starting with the iPhone, the report claims the widely rumored triple-lens rear camera system on the higher-end models will enable a larger field of view for capturing ultra-wide-angle photos and videos, in addition to improving low-light photos. New editing tools while recording video are also expected.

The high-end iPhones will look nearly identical to the current models from the front, but at least some colors on the back will have a new matte finish, according to the report. Interestingly, he adds that the new iPhones should better withstand drops due to an unspecified “new shatter-resistance technology.”

The report claims a new multi-angle Face ID sensor that captures a wider field of view will enable users to unlock the next iPhones more easily, even when the devices are laying flat on a table for example.

Other features outlined for 2019 iPhones include “dramatically enhanced” water resistance and faster A13 processors with a new co-processor known internally as “AMX” or “matrix.” As for the next iPhone XR, the report corroborates rumors of it gaining a dual-lens rear camera and a new green color option.

As for the iPad, the report claims both the 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro will be refreshed in 2019 with improved cameras and faster processors. The report also backs the rumor of a 10.2-inch iPad launching later this year.

Turning to the Apple Watch, this year’s changes are said to be “more muted,” revolving around watchOS 6 and new case finishes. Last week, iHelpBR‘s Filipe Espósito discovered new titanium and ceramic 40mm and 44mm Apple Watch models based on hidden assets in the watchOS 6 beta.

The report concludes that Apple plans to launch a new 16-inch MacBook Pro with slim bezels later this year, as well as new AirPods with water resistance and noise cancelation and a cheaper HomePod with reduced tweeters as early as 2020.


Tuesday, September 10 is the widely predicted date of Apple’s traditional iPhone event, just under three weeks away.

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Bloomberg's Mark Gurman and Debby Wu have shared expectations for Apple's fall product lineup and beyond, revealing new details plus existing rumors about upcoming iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, HomePod, and AirPods models.


Starting with the iPhone, the report claims the widely rumored triple-lens rear camera system on the higher-end models will enable a larger field of view for capturing ultra-wide-angle photos and videos, in addition to improving low-light photos. New editing tools while recording video are also expected.

The high-end iPhones will look nearly identical to the current models from the front, but at least some colors on the back will have a new matte finish, according to the report. Interestingly, he adds that the new iPhones should better withstand drops due to an unspecified "new shatter-resistance technology."

The report claims a new multi-angle Face ID sensor that captures a wider field of view will enable users to unlock the next iPhones more easily, even when the devices are laying flat on a table for example.

Other features outlined for 2019 iPhones include "dramatically enhanced" water resistance and faster A13 processors with a new co-processor known internally as "AMX" or "matrix." As for the next iPhone XR, the report corroborates rumors of it gaining a dual-lens rear camera and a new green color option.

As for the iPad, the report claims both the 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro will be refreshed in 2019 with improved cameras and faster processors. The report also backs the rumor of a 10.2-inch iPad launching later this year.

Turning to the Apple Watch, this year's changes are said to be "more muted," revolving around watchOS 6 and new case finishes. Last week, iHelpBR's Filipe EspĆ³sito discovered new titanium and ceramic 40mm and 44mm Apple Watch models based on hidden assets in the watchOS 6 beta.

The report concludes that Apple plans to launch a new 16-inch MacBook Pro with slim bezels later this year, as well as new AirPods with water resistance and noise cancelation and a cheaper HomePod with reduced tweeters as early as 2020.


Tuesday, September 10 is the widely predicted date of Apple's traditional iPhone event, just under three weeks away.


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Deals Spotlight: AirPods Discounted at Multiple Retailers, Including Wireless and Regular Charging Cases (Up to $20 Off)

Apple’s latest version of the AirPods has been seeing discounts throughout the year, and this week more retailers have introduced discounts on the wireless headphones.

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The best price on the AirPods with Wireless Charging Case is $179.00, down from $199.00, which can be found at Amazon and Adorama. Best Buy also has this version of the AirPods on sale, at a slightly higher price of $179.99.

Amazon has the best price on the standalone Wireless Charging Case at $69.00, while Adorama has the accessory priced at $69.99. The Wireless Charging Case is originally priced at $79.00, and can be paired with any model of the AirPods earbuds, allowing you to charge them on a Qi mat.

If you’re shopping for the AirPods with Charging Case, Best Buy and Amazon have this model for $144.99, down from $159.00.

We regularly track the best deals on AirPods in our guide right here, and you can find even more of the best Apple-related sales in our full Deals Roundup.

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Apple's latest version of the AirPods has been seeing discounts throughout the year, and this week more retailers have introduced discounts on the wireless headphones.

Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running.

The best price on the AirPods with Wireless Charging Case is $179.00, down from $199.00, which can be found at Amazon and Adorama. Best Buy also has this version of the AirPods on sale, at a slightly higher price of $179.99.

Amazon has the best price on the standalone Wireless Charging Case at $69.00, while Adorama has the accessory priced at $69.99. The Wireless Charging Case is originally priced at $79.00, and can be paired with any model of the AirPods earbuds, allowing you to charge them on a Qi mat.

If you're shopping for the AirPods with Charging Case, Best Buy and Amazon have this model for $144.99, down from $159.00.

We regularly track the best deals on AirPods in our guide right here, and you can find even more of the best Apple-related sales in our full Deals Roundup.

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Twelve South Launches AirSnap Case for AirPods in New Twill Fabric

Twelve South today launched a new version of its existing AirSnap case for AirPods, now available in a twill fabric option.


AirSnap Twill for AirPods comes in Smoke Gray or Fog Gray and fits any version of Apple’s AirPods charging case. The new case comes with a clip to attach your AirPods to a bag, and Twelve South said the twill fabric guards against scratches on the AirPods case.

The case has a snap enclosure to ensure the AirPods stay inside, and when opened it gives a glimpse of the AirPods charging light. AirSnap Twill supports both Lightning charging thanks to access to the AirPods Lightning port, as well as Qi wireless charging.


AirSnap Twill is priced at $34.99 and is available today on Twelve South’s website.

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Twelve South today launched a new version of its existing AirSnap case for AirPods, now available in a twill fabric option.


AirSnap Twill for AirPods comes in Smoke Gray or Fog Gray and fits any version of Apple's AirPods charging case. The new case comes with a clip to attach your AirPods to a bag, and Twelve South said the twill fabric guards against scratches on the AirPods case.

The case has a snap enclosure to ensure the AirPods stay inside, and when opened it gives a glimpse of the AirPods charging light. AirSnap Twill supports both Lightning charging thanks to access to the AirPods Lightning port, as well as Qi wireless charging.


AirSnap Twill is priced at $34.99 and is available today on Twelve South's website.

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7-Eleven Offering Free AirPods to First 500 Customers Who Place $50 Order in 7NOW App Tomorrow

7-Eleven has announced that it will offer a free pair of second-generation AirPods with a wired charging case to the first 500 customers who place a $50 order through its 7NOW delivery app for iOS and Android on Thursday, July 25.


7NOW app users will receive a push notification as soon as the flash deal begins, and it will also be announced on 7-Eleven’s social media accounts, according to 7-Eleven’s website. The first 500 eligible customers who place an order totaling at least $50 before sales tax will qualify for free AirPods.

AirPods will be available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last, so placing a $50+ order does not guarantee that you will receive a free pair. The offer is limited to U.S. residents who are at least 18 years of age.

Winners will receive an e-mail from 7-Eleven within 72 hours to claim their AirPods. Delivery is estimated to take 4-6 weeks. Here are the full rules.

7NOW delivery is only available in select markets.

(Thanks, Jason!)

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7-Eleven has announced that it will offer a free pair of second-generation AirPods with a wired charging case to the first 500 customers who place a $50 order through its 7NOW delivery app for iOS and Android on Thursday, July 25.


7NOW app users will receive a push notification as soon as the flash deal begins, and it will also be announced on 7-Eleven's social media accounts, according to 7-Eleven's website. The first 500 eligible customers who place an order totaling at least $50 before sales tax will qualify for free AirPods.

AirPods will be available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last, so placing a $50+ order does not guarantee that you will receive a free pair. The offer is limited to U.S. residents who are at least 18 years of age.

Winners will receive an e-mail from 7-Eleven within 72 hours to claim their AirPods. Delivery is estimated to take 4-6 weeks. Here are the full rules.

7NOW delivery is only available in select markets.

(Thanks, Jason!)

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