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Would You Pay $25 for This AirPods Cleaning Kit?

December 17, 2019 Tech By

An AirPods cleaning kit is probably overkill — according to Apple, all you need to clean your AirPods is a cloth, some water, some alcohol, and a dry cotton swab (and probably some patience and persistence) — but I’m here for it anyway. After all, if you’ve ever tried to clean your AirPods, you’ll know it’s nearly impossible to get the case completely lint- and grime-free on your own.

That’s where Just Away’s new AirPods Cleaning Kit comes in. It includes a special tool called a “spudger” — which Just Away claims is “more accurate than a toothpick, better than a cotton swab” — that’s specifically designed to remove dust and nasty ear wax from the AirPods case. The kit also includes a number of cleaning pastes and alcohol wipes. All-in-all, it’s good for about five cleans. $25 seems like a lot for this kit, but then again if it works well, maybe it’s worth it?

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Tucker Bowe

Tucker Bowe has been on Gear Patrol's editorial team since 2014. As a Tech Staff Writer, he tracks everything in the consumer tech space, from headphones to smartphones, wearables to home theater systems. If it lights up or makes noise, he probably covers it.

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