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Apple’s AirPods Are The Future Of Personal Computing

Many commentators were underwhelmed by Apple’s launch of the iPhone 7. It seemed just an incremental improvement on what had gone before

But the really big news was not the new iPhone, but the side announcement of the new wireless earphones, called AirPods.

These earphones have their own processors and built-in noise-cancelling microphones. As well as listening to music, etc., a double tap brings Siri into your ear and he/she can hear your voice above all of the ambient sound. Expect many new services such as real-time translation of foreign languages in the near future.

For over two decades I’ve been telling audiences that our software assistants of the future will live in our ears. Now, Apple’s increasingly capable Siri is arriving in our ears – and at our command at all times.

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