(Pocket-lint) - Several features volition beryllium arriving for Apple's AirPods erstwhile the iOS 15 software launches aboriginal this year, including due enactment for the company's Find My network.
Along with Conversation Boost and Spatial Audio, it looks similar the AirPods Pro and AirPods Max volition nexus to your Apple ID alternatively than conscionable moving with Precision Finding erstwhile the adjacent bundle physique arrives.
The AirPods Pro and AirPods Max volition enactment successful a akin mode to Apple AirTags, utilizing Bluetooth exertion to pinpoint their determination erstwhile you're adjacent them but aren't definite precisely wherever they are. They volition besides amusement their determination connected a map, adjacent erstwhile they aren't connected to your iPhone oregon iPad.
In bid for this to work, the AirPods Pro and AirPods Max request to beryllium linked to a user's Apple ID, which 9to5Mac has spotted successful iOS 15's interior code. It's said the archetypal AirPods and AirPods 2 aren't compatible with this diagnostic and portion the AirPods Pro and AirPods Max volition beryllium linked to an Apple ID, they won't connection the activation fastener diagnostic different Apple devices have.
By linking to an Apple ID though, the AirPods Pro and AirPods Max volition proceed to nonstop their determination to that idiosyncratic adjacent if idiosyncratic other connects them to different device. 9to5Mac besides spotted immoderate animations successful the iOS 15 beta 5 that shows users however to region AirPods from the Find My Network too.
Apple's iOS 15 is expected to beryllium released successful September this year, alongside the caller iPhone 13 models.
Writing by Britta O'Boyle. Originally published connected 11 August 2021.