It’s no secret that the Apple ‘inspired’ a whole lot of brands to launch true wireless earbuds. Most brands quite blatantly copied the look and design from Apple and made their products look like blatant AirPods clones. It looks like being an AirPods clone could lead to some ‘trouble’. At least that’s what happened with OnePlus Buds. According to a report by TechCrunch, the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized counterfeit Apple AirPods. In a press release posted on its website, CBP posted images of the so-called counterfeit Apple AirPods, which turned out to be OnePlus Buds. The press release states, “On August 31, CBP officers seized 2,000 counterfeit Apple Airpod Earbuds from Hong Kong destined for Nevada at an air cargo facility located at John F. Kennedy International Airport. If the merchandise were genuine, the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) would have been $398,000.” The images posted along the press … [Read more...] about When US Customs office thought OnePlus Buds were fake Apple AirPods
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How well a pair of headphones can isolate ambient noise depends on how well they seal around your ears, creating a physical barrier that prevents environmental sound from getting to your ears; this can be challenging for over-ear styles, as they don’t offer as tight a seal as in-ear models. … [Read more...] about Apple AirPods Studio release date, price, and rumors
Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen) Ring Video Doorbell (1st Gen) Price $100 $100 (no longer available) Power Source Rechargeable battery, or hardwire Rechargeable battery, or hardwire Video resolution 1080p 720p Field of view 155 degrees 180 degrees Dimensions 4.98 in. x 2.4 in. x 1.10 in. 4.98 in. x 2.43 in. x .87 in. Night Vision Yes Yes Live view Yes Yes Two-way audio Yes Yes Connectivity 2.4GHz Wi-Fi 2.4GHz Wi-Fi Motion detection Adjustable motion zones, Advanced object detection, Near Zone Adjustable motion zones Privacy Zones Yes No Smart Assistant Integration Amazon Alexa Amazon Alexa Ring Video Doorbell 2nd Gen See and hear more clearly, even at night Source: Ring While Ring has added significant features to the new Ring Video Doorbell, both generations can only connect to a 2.4GHz Wi-Fi network, so those faster 5GHz networks simply won't be usable. That's a bit surprising since Ring increased the resolution on the Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen) to 1080p, … [Read more...] about Ring Video Doorbell (2nd Gen) vs. Ring Video Doorbell (1st Gen): What’s the difference and should you upgrade?
OnePlus Buds The OnePlus Buds are an affordable pair of true wireless earbuds that offer good sound quality, excellent battery life, and great value. However, the wireless earbuds aren't the most feature-rich, and their design is quite clearly "inspired" by Apple's AirPods. … [Read more...] about Feds seize ‘counterfeit Apple AirPods’ that turn out to be OnePlus Buds
The Verge has reached out to both OnePlus and CBP for more details on the action at JFK. Was it an embarrassing gaffe by border officers, or a wake-up call that earbud makers need to be a little more original? Maybe both. You’ve gotta figure the blue OnePlus Buds probably would’ve gotten through. … [Read more...] about Feds proudly announce seizure of ‘counterfeit Apple AirPods’ that are actually OnePlus Buds