It’s no secret that the Apple ‘inspired’ a whole lot of brands to launch true wireless earbuds. Most brands quite blatantly copied the look and design from Apple and made their products look like blatant AirPods clones. It looks like being an AirPods clone could lead to some ‘trouble’. At least that’s what happened with OnePlus Buds. According to a report by TechCrunch, the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized counterfeit Apple AirPods. In a press release posted on its website, CBP posted images of the so-called counterfeit Apple AirPods, which turned out to be OnePlus Buds. The press release states, “On August 31, CBP officers seized 2,000 counterfeit Apple Airpod Earbuds from Hong Kong destined for Nevada at an air cargo facility located at John F. Kennedy International Airport. If the merchandise were genuine, the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) would have been $398,000.” The images posted along the press … [Read more...] about When US Customs office thought OnePlus Buds were fake Apple AirPods
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Apple has finally announced the date of its next big launch of the year. The Cupertino-based tech giant has sent out invites for the biggest event of 2020 where speculation has it that it might launch the new Apple Watch Series and iPad. It is still not clear whether Apple will unveil the much-anticipated iPhones on the same day or not. Apple is hosting a virtual event on September 15 at 10 AM PDT which translates to 10:30PM IST, September 15 in India. The virtual event will be shot and streamed from the Apple Park and Steve Jobs Theater. Apple is expected to launch several new products on September 15 including , two new Apple Watch models, AirTags, new iPad and new AirPods as well. See you in 7 days! #AppleEvent https://t.co/zDXneII5di … [Read more...] about Apple announces date of its next big event of 2020
The company has already engaged with the bundling of CBS All Access and Showtime for $9.99 a month for Apple TV+ subscribers, so it makes perfect sense that Apple will do it with its own services. All indications are it'll likely launch alongside the iPhone in October or November of this year. But for the Sept. 15 event? I'd put it at 5%, with much higher chances of it appearing alongside renewed Apple TV hardware. … [Read more...] about First, iPhone SE killed Android: What budget products will Apple unleash next?
Apple Watch Series 6 See: Apple Watch Series 6 rumors CNETThe Apple Watch Series 6 reportedly could debut with all-new health features, including blood oxygen level detection and an improved electrocardiogram feature. There might even be multiple Apple Watch models unveiled during the event, such as a lower-end version meant to replace the Apple Watch Series 3, which Apple continues to sell starting at $199. … [Read more...] about Apple’s Time Flies September event: How to watch and what to expect
"Upon examining the shipment in question, a CBP Import Specialist determined that the subject earbuds appeared to violate Apple's configuration trademark. Apple has configuration trademarks on their brand of earbuds, and has recorded those trademarks with CBP," an agency spokesperson said. "Based on that determination, CBP Officers at JFK Airport have seized the shipment under 19 USC 1526 (e). CBP's seizure of the earbuds in question is unrelated to the images or language on the box. A company does not have to put an 'Apple' wordmark or design on their products to violate these trademarks. The importer will have many opportunities through the adjudication process to provide evidence that their product does not violate the relevant recorded trademarks." … [Read more...] about U.S. Customs seizes 2,000 OnePlus Buds thinking they were “counterfeit” AirPods