“If you’ve been waiting for Apple’s AirPod wireless headphones to go on sale, you’re going to have to wait a little longer,” Matthew Panzarino reports for TechCrunch.

“‘The early response to AirPods has been incredible. We don’t believe in shipping a product before it’s ready, and we need a little more time before AirPods are ready for our customers,’ an Apple spokesperson told TechCrunch,” Panzarino reports. “Apple did not say whether hardware or software updates are what is at the heart of the delay.”

Panzarino reports, “My experiences with the AirPods have been very positive this far but the pre-production units that were given out to press are not without their foibles and bugs.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Ah, the joys of new technology! Yes, there’s a lot of technology going on in those little buggers, so best to get it all working properly and in harmony before shipping*.

*unlike Samsung.

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Apple’s AirPods make Google Glass look even more ridiculous (if that’s even possible) – September 19, 2016
Why Silicon Valley is all wrong about Apple’s AirPods – September 17, 2016
Apple CEO Tim Cook: AirPods won’t fall out of your ears (with video) – September 14, 2016
What AirPods can tell us about Apple’s future – September 12, 2016
Hands-on with Apple’s new AirPods: Stayed in my ears, sounded awesome – September 10, 2016
Apple and a truly wireless future: AirPods are just the start – September 10, 2016
Whoever makes the first AirPods strap is going to get rich – September 8, 2016