It was in these hours that we learned that Apple had just released a new firmware for its earphones AirPods 3 and AirPods Pro. However, the company has also updated the AirPods Max over-ear headphones.
Oddly enough, a new software update has hit the market, but it’s still in beta. This means that it is not available to everyone, but it will soon be rolled out to the general public. The program has the version number above: 5B5040c.
Among other things, Apple has always released beta updates for its AirPods since WWDC last June; We should point out that the firmware is only intended for developers who have a dedicated account on the Apple Developer Center site. You need an iPhone running iOS 16, a Mac with macOS Ventura 13 Beta, and AirPods compatible with Xcode 14 in check.
AirPods: how to update?
Obviously, as mentioned, you need a developer account. Then you have to pair the AirPods with the phone, connect the iPhone to the Mac using a Lightning cable and start Xcode4. At this point, it will be necessary to go to “Settings”, press “Developer” and click “Beta Firmware Trial” in the AirPods Test section. Once the first update is done, others will arrive via OTA.
Unfortunately, we don’t know what’s new in the beta firmware changelog at this time. For example, we must point out that the previous firmware introduced many improvements to the automatic transmission and many stability fixes. We will keep you informed; If you are not a programmer, avoid downloading sw beta.
In the meantime, we want to report the return of AirPods 3 on Amazon. They’re back in style, with a 23% discount on menu prices. Currently It can be yours for only €169.00 Instead of €219.00. There are free shipping costs included in the cost of the tool and you get a two-year warranty with Amazon, plus one year with Apple.
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