Apple is splashing all over this evening with the final versions of its operating systems… including those of HomePod and AirPods! And there are important new developments in store.
When Apple opens the updates tap, we can expect a big burst of new features. In addition to iOS 17 and others, the manufacturer also distributes the final version of the AirPods software. During a call, users will be able to mute or reactivate the sound by pressing the stem of AirPods 3rd gen., AirPods 2/3, or even the Digital Crown of AirPods Max. The automatic switch is also faster.
The pampered AirPods Pro 2
But it is AirPods Pro 2 owners who will be in heaven with several specific features. Starting with the audio adapter, which adapts the sound level according to the surrounding noise conditions by merging the transparency and active noise reduction modes. In the same genre, headphones can adjust the volume based on the user’s listening preferences and the environment.
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The conversation detection feature lowers the volume and raises voices when someone speaks to the user, while reducing ambient noise.
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Still on the subject of sound, HomePods are also entitled to their internal software update, which is in version 17. The new features are more modest: Siri can now initiate the AirPlay transfer of a song from the iPhone or iPad to the speaker; it is possible to mute a call on the HomePod; and dialogues will be easier to hear in films and series (only on HomePod 2 paired with an Apple TV 4K).
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