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AirPods with Hey Siri. This so-called feature escapes me. I have the old AirPods. Tap one of them and tell Siri what you want. Hey Siri is useful for HomePod, because it's across the room from me and out of my reach but AirPods are about as close as they can possibly be -- they're IN MY EARS.
Actually, I think the need to talk to my earphones is a major fail. The whole point of earphones is to be quiet and not bother other people. Here's a free tip, Apple: turn the AirPod stalk into a touch enabled volume slider.
Switching to three years could make the phones more affordable (you'd see 30-36 month device purchase agreements start to pop up), but would be foolish from a business perspective for Apple. They would almost instantly encourage their customers to wait an extra year before upgrading. Compare six years of revenue for Apple under the current plan versus a three year cycle:
Six years: new iPhone every two years = Three iPhones purchased ($750 each), $2250 revenue for Apple.
Six years: new iPhone every three years = Two iPhones purchased ($750 each), $1500 revenue for Apple.
Do you really think Apple is going to voluntarily erase a third of their future revenue?