Available since last December, the AirPods are a real success. Apple wireless headphones are highly valued for their sound quality and convenience. When not in use, they can be stored in their charging case. The apple brand has big plans with the latter. A patent application, recently made public, reveals that the Cupertino company intends to make the charging case of the AirPods a wireless charging accessory for its other devices.
Documents Shared By The United States Patent And Trademark Office Describe A Charging Case For AirPods Capable Of Charging iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple Watch, and even MacBook. A sketch shared by PatentlyApple presents the brand’s connected watch placed on the famous charging case.
Wireless charging is not the only innovation mentioned in the patent. The documents also reveal that the housing could be waterproof. Apple is considering a new mounting solution to keep the accessory’s electrical connector away from liquid infiltration. In other words, provide the charging box with IP68 protection.