Tim Cook Swats At Apple AirPods Concerns
What can possibly go wrong with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL)'s new wireless headpones, dubbed AirPods? For starters, they could easily fall right out of a user's ears, break or go missing.
According to Apple's CEO Tim Cook there is nothing to worry about.
Speaking to ABC News, Cook, a known fitness buff, said that he uses the new Airpods while running on the treadmill and even dances with them. He touted the fact that unlike traditional wired earphones, the new wireless version can't get tangled up or caught on something.
Despite Cook's reassurance, there have been reports of issues with the AirPods. For example, as noted by ABC News, a reviewer for the New York Times suggested that a "glitch" causes the podcast to inadvertently "rewind and replay." The review also pointed out some interference while using the wireless earphones outside.
However, an Apple spokesperson told ABC News that the review was conducted on a pre-release hardware, and "bugs should be resolved by the time they are released next month."
The wireless earphones will go on sale in late October and cost $159.
Shares of Apple were trading slightly higher by 0.70 percent at $108.71 ahead of Wednesday's market open.
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