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Apple’s AirPods areIt’s been two years old now, since the first AirPods teardown, and in those two years they AirPods have become both [https://www.macrumors.com/2018/05/02/apple-says-airpods-incredibly-popular/|surprisingly popular] and [https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/03/your-airpods-probably-have-terrible-battery-life/585439/|infamous for their short lifespan]. Last week Apple quietly released These second-generation ‘pods look the next generation of AirPods with almost no external changes, same on the outside, but have a few couple notable internal upgrades. The real upgrade we’ve got our hopes up for is repairability—it would be great if these didn’t end up in the landfill after a couple years of use. [ … ] the RepairPod RepairPods evolution we are all hoping for? There’s only one way to find out—let’s tear ‘em down. out: ~~let’s just jump into it~~ with a teardown! [ … ] For even more exciting news and teardowns, follow us on [https://twitter.com/ifixit|Twitter], [http://instagram.com/ifixit|Instagram], and [https://www.facebook.com/iFixit|Facebook]. For iFixit delivered, check out our [http://createsend.ifixit.com/h/r/0CB34AA2381CF97A|newsletter].
Apple’s AirPods areIt’s been two years old now, since the first AirPods teardown, and in those two years they AirPods have become both [https://www.macrumors.com/2018/05/02/apple-says-airpods-incredibly-popular/|surprisingly popular] and [https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2019/03/your-airpods-probably-have-terrible-battery-life/585439/|infamous for their short lifespan]. Last week Apple quietly released These second-generation ‘pods look the next generation of AirPods with almost no external changes, same on the outside, but have a few couple notable internal upgrades. The real upgrade we’ve got our hopes up for is repairability—it would be great if these didn’t end up in the landfill after a couple years of use. [ … ] the RepairPod RepairPods evolution we are all hoping for? There’s only one way to find out—let’s tear ‘em down. out: ~~let’s just jump into it~~ with a teardown! [ … ] For even more exciting news and teardowns, follow us on [https://twitter.com/ifixit|Twitter], [http://instagram.com/ifixit|Instagram], and [https://www.facebook.com/iFixit|Facebook]. For iFixit delivered, check out our [http://createsend.ifixit.com/h/r/0CB34AA2381CF97A|newsletter].