AirPods Pro make surprisingly great cheap hearing aids, study says

It’s a feature many owners probably aren’t aware their AirPods are capable of, but a new medical study has found that Apple’s wireless earphones can work well as affordable hearing aid alternatives.  The findings from the new report, published in the iScience journal, center around the “Live Listen’ function on Apple’s AirPods and some Beats earbuds which enables your iPhone to act as microphone, which in turn relays enhanced sound to the user’s earbuds.  The feature wasn’t originally intended as an aid for those impacted by hearing loss, instead designed to attenuate certain sounds in noisy situations for those with normal hearing.

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