Published in


The Upgrade

AirPods Are Now One of Apple’s Most Important Products

As the iPhone becomes less relevant, the wearables will rise

Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty

Few Apple products have suffered the undue scorn and ridicule endured by AirPods.

Introduced in late 2016, Apple’s first wireless, Bluetooth earbuds were at first a joke and a meme machine. People…




The undercurrents of the future. A publication from Medium about technology and people.

Recommended from Medium

A Not Even Half-Assed M1 iPad Pro Review

The Best Mechanical Keyboard for Mac

My Robot Dog is Better Than Your Dog

The iPad Mini Resurrected

Today’s Smartphone Was Predicted in 1956

Do You Prefer An iPhone Or Android Device?

I Was Skeptical Google’s Pixelbook Go

How to Install iOS and iPadOS apps on M1 Macs

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Lance Ulanoff

Lance Ulanoff

Tech expert, journalist, social media commentator, amateur cartoonist and robotics fan.

More from Medium

Are Your Texts a Security Risk?

Mudita Pure Review

Mudita Pure phone in sunlight

Make TVs TVs Again

4 Things I Hated About Putting 1,700 Miles on a Tesla