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These wireless earbuds look exactly like Apple's AirPods - but they cost a fraction of the price and work with any smartphone

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Mobvoi Chinese startup Mobvoi has unveiled a new pair of wireless earbuds that look just like Apple's AirPods, but cost $100 less, and work with both iOS and Android.
Called TicPods Free, the fully wireless buds launched Tuesday on Indiegogo for $60 to start. Apple AirPods cost $160.
TicPods Free work with iOS and Android devices, are compatible with smart assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant, and have touch controls on the outsides to skip a song or answer a call.
TicPods Free are the first set of wireless earbuds from Mobvoi, the six-year-old Beijing-based startup that's backed by...
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5 reasons you should buy Apple's $30 earbuds instead of the $160 AirPods

5 reasons you should buy Apple's $30 earbuds instead of the $160 AirPods

6 days ago   |   By

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Apple's wireless earbuds, called AirPods, are one of my favorite gadgets right now - and one of my favorite Apple products ever.
That said, AirPods are not for everyone.
Here are 5 reasons you should consider Apple's wired $30 EarPods instead of the company's $160 AirPods: 1. The price is right with EarPods.
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EarPods cost $30.
AirPods cost $160.
2. Music playback is more limited with AirPods.
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Apple's wired EarPods have physical controls on the wires that let you play or pause your music, and control the volume...
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