Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Apple AirPods Teardown

The folks at iFixit took a set of Apple AirPods apart to see what they are made of.

The name “AirPods” can now refer to either tiny little e-waste disasters or cavernous, over-ear Max headphones. With a name like AirPods, we had to know: will the AirPods Max be serviceable to any degree? Or did Apple spend a good chunk of the $550 price on over-engineering them into knots?