Apple’s attempt to convince us that a headphone jack-less iPhone 7 wasn’t a terrible thing created a whole new uproar when it became clear how easy it would be to lose the new $160 wireless AirPods. But don’t worry, there’s an easy solution to that problem too: a $10 wire that negates all that inconvenient wirelessness.
Spigen’s AirPods Strap reminds us of a similar solution that popped up for pre-order last week: the AirPod Strap. They’re easy to confuse, being only distinguished by an extra letter ‘s’ and by price.
The AirPod Strap will set you back $20 when available, while the Spigen AirPods Strap will be just $10 when it arrives in late October. They both work exactly the same way, as will the hundreds of follow-up AirPods accessories that will surely be announced in the coming weeks. But these are the first out the gate. Who cares if you can’t even buy the AirPods yet.