“Many customers are anxiously anticipating the release of Apple’s wireless AirPods, originally slated to launch in October but later delayed,” Joe Rossignol reports for MacRumors. “Fortunately, the wait may soon be over.”

Rossignol reports, “MacRumors has been forwarded an email…”

Customer’s comment: Give us a release date. I really bought in to the wireless vision you painted. Now I’m stuck waiting with my EarPods but can’t charge my 7 at the same time which I need to do at work. Let us know if it’s a month or 6 months, because then I’ll just buy some other wireless headphones.

Tim Cook’s response: Thanks for your note. Sorry for the delay—we are finalizing them and I anticipate we will begin to ship over the next few weeks.

iPhone 7 with Apple's revolutionary AirPods

iPhone 7 with Apple’s revolutionary AirPods

 
Rossignol reports, “AirPods remain listed as both ‘coming soon’ and ‘currently unavailable’ on different sections of Apple’s website.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: These things would make a nice stocking stuffer. Twenty-four days to Christmas. Tick-tock, Tim. Tock-tock.

Real artists ship. — Steve Jobs

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