Tim Cook - AirPods are coming within the "next few weeks"

Tim Cook - AirPods are coming within the
Apple's AirPods. These little wireless headphones sure did receive a great deal of criticism from many outlets when they were first showcased at Apple's iPhone 7 event in September of this year, and since that announcement, we've been patiently waiting day after day for some sort of official confirmation from Apple as to when these little buggers will actually be available for purchase. Earlier this month, an authorized Apple retailer confirmed that the wireless headphones would go on sale at some point in December, and yet another report has surfaced to reiterate this fact. However, this latest one is a bit more interesting in the fact that it comes straight from CEO Tim Cook himself.

According to MacRumors, a disgruntled iPhone 7 owner emailed Apple's CEO Tim Cook with the following message - 



To this email, Tim Cook responded with, "Thanks for your note. Sorry for the delay---we are finalizing them and I anticipate we will begin to ship over the next few weeks." It is true that emails like this can easily be faked, but MacRumors has confirmed that the full headers for the email did in fact originate from Apple's own corporate servers. Couple this with the fact that it isn't uncommon for Apple's executive staff to respond to customer emails, and we could be looking at official confirmation from the CEO himself that AirPods will be here sooner rather than later.

AirPods were originally slated to come out back in October, and while earlier rumors suggested that they wouldn't be ready until January of 2017, all signs are pointing to an eventual release before this year is over.

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18 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 31258; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Air pods make me think of Ben Stiller in There's something about Mary. The hair gel scene.

7. meanestgenius

Posts: 22187; Member since: May 28, 2014

Bwahahahahaha!! That movie was hilarious!

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 31258; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Classic, I watch it often. "You're woogie" LOLLL.

15. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

It just...leaves you there. Lol.

16. meanestgenius

Posts: 22187; Member since: May 28, 2014

Lmao!

2. wando77

Posts: 1168; Member since: Aug 23, 2012

Junk. About as appealing as that turtle battery pack they released

3. phonehome

Posts: 812; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Pickpockets have been around as long as pants. Pickears could be the next thing.

4. palmguy

Posts: 982; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

Wireless ear straw buds!

5. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

be careful. you will eat those words. shamesung will follow

8. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

uhm... Gear IconX? How retarded can you get sir? I mean, every comment coming from you is like coming from your backside. This is coming from your fellow Apple user (iPad mini user here)

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 31258; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Bet he didn't think about that.

13. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Yeah he didn't, like around 99.99999% of his comments LOL

18. Iodine

Posts: 1493; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

Some samsung headphones doesn't look nothing like clasical "chordless" headphones, or last 5 hours on a single charge, or pair seamlessly with your phone, or have ridicoulous bluetooth range or have a nice case with quickcharge included. Also they aren't just 170$ are they ?

12. bolosantosi

Posts: 103; Member since: Sep 20, 2016

Please never go full retard...

6. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 968; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

As dumb as they look and as poorly as they'll sound, they'll still sell like crazy because of that Apple logo.

11. DronGupta

Posts: 42; Member since: Sep 09, 2015

Eagerly waiting for a black version of airpod.

14. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1327; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

The reason they're delayed is because every other Bluetooth headphones have a clip to secure them to your head. The air pods don't and they've been tweaking the design/materials/finish to keep them from falling out. Perhaps they're also easily stolen from you while you wear them.

17. ARPAKTIKO

Posts: 63; Member since: Oct 11, 2016

Suggestions for next articles.......''Why delaying AirPods isn't bad'' or ''10 reasons why AirPods are the 8th wonder of the world''

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