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Apple now finally sells USB-C EarPods

Screenshot by Jay Peters / The Verge

Now that the iPhone has USB-C ports, Apple is selling wired EarPods with a USB-C connector that you can use with the new smartphones — and, thankfully, a bunch of Apple devices.

According to Apple’s page for the USB-C EarPods, they’ll work with iPhones, iPads, and Macs with USB-C ports; however, they’ll have to be on semi-recent operating systems to be compatible with the updated headphones. Specifically:

Mac models with USB-C running macOS Monterey 12.6 or later.

iPad models with USB-C running iPadOS 16.4 or later.

iPhone models with USB-C running iOS 17 or later.

While the software limitation is somewhat annoying, I’m still very happy to see that Apple has finally released a USB-C version of EarPods. Anytime I need to take a call on…

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