At WWDS, Apple
announced that new features are being introduced for its AirPods earbuds this
year. You can now automatically switch between devices and with the new
“Spatial Audio”, the sound will be available in 3D on the AirPods.
Source: The Verge
The feature of
automatic switching will be added to the AirPods Pro, Powerbeats, second-generation
AirPods, Powerbeats Pro and Beats Solo Pro in a firmware update. So
if your iPad reconnects to your iPhone and you switch on your laptop, the audio
will automatically switch over to the laptop.
Along with this, the
new Spatial feature will have 3D sounds to give you a “movie theatre
experience”. If you are listening to music, the sound will constantly
recalibrate with respect to the position of your head, no matter what device you’re
The release date for
this update has not been revealed yet.