Have your AirPods’ batteries been acting weird lately? Do you find that one of your AirPods keeps turning off even though the other one is working fine? You’ve now joined the club of Apple users that are finding out a few unpleasant facts about how AirPods age. In a word, poorly.
Despite their iconic design and exceptional ease of use, AirPods have a few significant problems due in part to their design and also in part due to the limits of technology. It’s time we talked about these shortcomings, what can be done about them, and if AirPods really are the right earphones for you.