An American tech giant, Apple to strengthen its wearables business and continuously working to add features to its existing peripheral devices such as AirPods headphones.
Prior to this, rumors stated that the company may update the AirPods with new hardware features with hands-free Siri and water resistance. But the new report suggested that Apple may introduce a new feature in its AirPods which will make them double up as wireless speakers.
The US Patent and Trademark Office says, “A case for a wireless electronic listening device is configured to house a pair of wireless earbuds and charge the earbuds when they are in the case.”
Further, it added, “The case is further configured to receive media received by the wireless earbuds and transmit the media to a non-wireless output device connected to the case.”
Apple says the patent technology may also have Bluetooth support and this feature is for those who wish to listen to the music or audio while using it with a non-mobile device.
Apple’s AirPods charging case turning into a wireless speaker could become a popular product as it will allow users to listen to music while AirPods are charging.
A leading analyst says the Cupertino-based technology company planning to unveil a high-end headphone with a brand-new design by the start of the fourth quarter of 2018.