TL;DR: Seamlessly join your Airpods to your Mac with the AirBuddy app, on sale for $8.99 — a ten% financial savings — as of Jan. 31.
Linking a pair of AirPods to a Mac requires a number of extra steps than linking them to an iPhone or iPad. Whereas clicking a number of extra occasions isn’t essentially a urgent concern, if it actually bothers you, the AirBuddy app could make issues simpler.
On the app, you can see the present standing and battery lifetime of your Apple AirPods through your Mac, the identical manner you’ll be able to on an iPhone or iPad. You may even have the choice to shortly change listening modes, microphone enter, and output quantity with a easy keyboard shortcut — you will not must open System Preferences or the Bluetooth menu.
AirBuddy additionally offers you an outline of your entire close by gadgets and teams them primarily based on their relationships to at least one one other. For example, when you have your Mac, Magic Mouse, AirPods, iPhone, and Apple Watch all turned on on the identical time, AirBuddy will routinely group your iPhone and Apple Watch and Mac and Magic Mouse. Relying on the place you open your AirPods case, they’re going to both be grouped together with your Mac or iPhone.
Test it out:
For a restricted time, you may get lifetime entry to AirBuddy for simply $8.99.