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Apparently People Can Use AirPods to Eavesdrop on You

By Amber Garrett

AirPods aren't just the status symbol du jour — they're apparently also spy tech?

The wireless headphones from Apple, which retail for $159 in the U.S., may seem too expensive for just headphones, but what if I told you they can allow you to spy on your enemies (or whoever, I don't know your life)?


Users all over Twitter and Instagram are already hip to this lifehack of questionable morality, but if it's news to you like it was for me, allow me to break down how it works... you know, just for the sake of education and curiosity. If anything, it could save you from someone eavesdropping on you.

The feature that turns your AirPods and phone into a spy device is called Live Listen. With that feature on, you can listen in on any room where your phone is, even if you're not in it.

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Source: twitter