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11th September 2021 at 9:50am

Stephen's AirPods Picks

TypeAudio PredictionsScore
Stephen Regular "At least 1 more color option comes to AirPods" 0
Type2021 September RickiesScore
Stephen Flexie "A new AirPods product is announced" 0
  • This pick was one event early, as the third generation of AirPods came in October.

Myke's AirPods Picks

TypeAudio PredictionsScore
Myke Regular "AirPods to gain more controls via touch actions" 1
Myke Regular "Apple will create some new noise-cancelling technology" 1
  • Some sort of thing that they put into an AirPod or something that they tout as invented by Apple, is how it was clarified during predictions.
  • Myke, in absentia, gets the benefit of the doubt as to how new the AirPods Pro tech is.
Type2019 Annual PredictionsScore
Myke Non‑graded "Over-ear headphones (i.e. HeadPods)" 0
  • Myke was a year off, as AirPods Max came out at the end of 2020.
Type2020 October RickiesScore
Myke Flexie "Over-ear AirPods are offered with multiple material options" 0
Type2020 November RickiesScore
Myke Flexie "New AirPods or AirPods Pro" 0
Myke Flexie "New MagSafe charging case for existing AirPods" 0
  • MagSafe came to the AirPods line the next year.
Type2021 Annual RickiesScore
Myke Flexie "Another variant of over-ear headphones will be released"
Type2021 October RickiesScore
Myke Flexie "New AirPods" 1

Federico's AirPods Picks

TypeAudio PredictionsScore
Federico Regular "The AirPods line is split in two, and the lower end version gets a price drop" 0
  • The additional condition is an intentionally risky choice by Federico
  • Ultimately this is in fact his undoing, AirPods never officially get cut from their original $159 price.
Federico Regular "HeadPods will be wireless only and they will have no headphone jack and will charge via Lightning or USB-C" 0
Type2019 Annual PredictionsScore
Federico Non‑graded "AirPower is released and new AirPods are released" 0
Type2020 October RickiesScore
Federico Flexie "Apple launches a new AirPods app for iPhone, similar to Watch app" 0
Type2021 September RickiesScore
Federico Flexie "New AirPods announced with a MagSafe compatible case" 0