AirPods accessory nobody needs might be perfect for worry warts

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Who wears their AirPods backwards?
Photo: PodStraps

Terrified you’re going to lose your awesome new AirPods? Give yourself peace of mind with PodStraps, a $15 shoelace that hangs your AirPods around your neck and prevents them from bouncing around on the floor when they fall out of your ears.

PodStraps isn’t the first accessory that makes losing AirPods a little more difficult, and it won’t be the last. If you find your earpieces fall out frequently, it’s probably well worth its $15 price tag. It’s certainly cheaper than buying a replacement AirPod from Apple.

That’s if you don’t mind wearing a piece of string around your neck all day, and defeating the object of wireless headphones. After all, if you’re going to use an accessory like this, why not just use the wired EarPods that came free with your iPhone and save yourself $180?

But I’m not judging.

PodStraps doesn’t look completely terrible (so long as you wear your AirPods the right way around unlike the guy in the photo). It’s also designed to carry your AirPods charging case when you’re not using your earphones, and comes with a nice carrying pouch that you can fit everything into.

You can pre-order yours on Kickstarter now in charcoal or neon yellow.