In a surprise some naysayers weren’t expecting, Apple on Monday released its delayed AirPods, a set of $159 Bluetooth earbuds, to retail stores.
That was after the product was pushed back from October and concerns that the company might not even be able to get the technology working correctly. AirPods did make it to store shelves before Christmas, however. Here’s what reviewers, customers scoring the devices and others had to say about it on Twitter:
OK, who Photoshopped the AirPods stock onto the shelf?…that’s not real pic.twitter.com/SK8nw5mZVK— HF1 (@_HairForceOne) December 19, 2016
Airpods delivery update: still waiting. Been walking up and down the sidewalk outside the Apple Store & picked up six Lefts; need a Right.— Andy Ihnatko (@Ihnatko) December 19, 2016
“But Phill, those AirPods will just fall out, look at them!”— Phillip Caudell (@phillipcaudell) December 19, 2016
AirPods stock at Best Buy lasted less than 5 minutes. Now delivering 2/7.— Juli Clover (@julipuli) December 19, 2016
AirPods, for when I don't think I look dorky enough. (They sound great, but I am going to be self conscious walking around with these.)— Felix Navidad🌲 (@bump) December 19, 2016
I keep going to check the wire, and it's not there. #AirPods— Proud Snowflake (@krismeetsworld) December 19, 2016
Apple AirPods Are Too Simple for Their Own Good https://t.co/wI9nxqSBI0— Christina Warren (@film_girl) December 19, 2016
Don’t let Trump’s tweets distract you from the real outrage: I still don’t have Apple AirPods.— Phineas (@Phineas) November 28, 2016
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