Apple-owned Beats has introduced a pair of recent options for Android homeowners.
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Two new Beats features for Android owners
On Android, homeowners of Beats equipment are required to make use of the corporate’s official Beats app to entry devoted product controls and use options equivalent to one-touch pairing, battery standing, automated updates and so forth. And now Apple has made Beats for Android much more helpful by asserting a pair of cool new options that apply to all Beats merchandise appropriate with the Beats app. With Apple units, these options are constructed into iOS so no particular app is required.
Apple didn’t replace the Beats app on Google Play Retailer on the time of writing. It’s unclear when it would roll out but it surely shouldn’t be too lengthy. As talked about earlier, the app additionally permits you to replace your Beats when new firmware turns into accessible.
1. Locate My Beats
This characteristic is like Discover My for Android, with some caveats. On iOS, Beats merchandise take part in Apple’s Discover My community. Nevertheless, the Discover My community is unsupported on Android so how do you discover your misplaced or misplaced Beats should you’re utilizing an Android cellphone? Effectively, the Beats app now robotically information the exact location the place your Beats accent disconnected from its paired Android handset. This lets you choose the Find My Beats possibility within the app to have the final recognized GPS coordinates of your Beats rendered on a map, serving to you discover them.
2. The official residence display widget
Android cellphone homeowners can now put Beats’ official widget on their cellphone’s residence display to shortly entry battery data since you can’t be bothered to launch the official app. Particularly, the widget offers an at-a-glance overview of the present cost of every headphone. When you’ve ever used Apple’s Battery widget, you’ll really feel proper at residence with the brand new Android widget from Beats.
Check out the new Beats Studio Buds colors
Except for enhancing the expertise on Android, Beats has expanded the variety of coloration choices for its Studio Buds. Starting as we speak, April 13, the Beats Studio Buds might be bought in three new colours by way of Apple’s on-line retailer and choose retailers:
- Moon Grey
- Ocean Blue
- Sundown Pink
Tell me about the Beats Studio Buds features
Launched in the summertime of 2021, these $150 noise-canceling earbuds help transparency modes just like the AirPods, in addition to Google’s Discover My System app and the Quick Pair characteristic.
They’re powered by a customized chip from Beats slightly than Apple’s headphone chip powering its AirPods merchandise. You get eight hours of listening time on a single cost, with the included charging case offering two extra prices for as much as 24 hours of mixed playback. When you use energetic noise cancellation or transparency modes, you’ll rise up to 5 hours of listening time (fifteen mixed with the case). A fast five-minute cost provides you with about one hour of playback
You’ll be able to handle calls and management music on the fly with on-ear controls that may be custom-made to your liking within the app. As an illustration, you possibly can customise the press-and-hold motion to work for both energetic noise cancellation or your voice assistant. One-touch pairing is supported on each iOS and Android. These earbuds additionally help the Hey Siri perform in your iPhone and ship with three delicate, silicone eartip sizes within the field. Apple says the Studio Buds are the fastest-selling Beats product thus far.