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Are AirPods Max the Second Coming of the Big HomePod?

With all the pros, cons, and risks that entails

(image by Jonathan Kim)

Apple’s AirPods Max over-ear headphones were intriguing, confounding, and polarizing from the moment they were unveiled in December 2020. How could any headphones be worth $550? Is Spatial Audio a real thing worth paying for? Why isn’t there a power button? How could headphones this expensive not support lossless audio…



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Jonathan Kim

Used to be a film critic, now writes about tech (mostly Apple), and sometimes woodworking