The AirPods were initially expected to release in late October. Apple announced the company “needed a bit more time” to streamline the product shortly thereafter though, and it’s surely been a long for wait for the wireless earbuds, which have been hyped and criticized more than most things that are actually on the market.
There’s still no word on when the AirPods will be released. A projection in November predicted the headphones would ship in January, so Christmas is increasingly looking like a long shot. So with the holidays just around the corner, relish (or hate) the AirPods by watching their original unveiling below: