Apple Struggling with New High-End Headphones Design Issues – Report
Apple is building its very own high-end headphones to compete with the likes of Sony and Bose, but according to a new report, the company is struggling with a number of design issues hitting the internal prototypes.
Bloomberg writes that the headphones are specifically aimed at the premium market, but according to people familiar with the matter, the company has a hard time completing the design.
No specifics were provided, but the cited source says this isn’t entirely unusual, as similar challenges were encountered when designing the HomePod as well, though it’s not clear if this could lead to a delay of the headphones or not.
It appears, however, the work on this new headset has been “on-and-off over the past year,” and currently all options are being considered, including even killing off the project entirely. There’s a chance, howev… (read more)