AirPods are the most talked about feature of the iPhone 7 — and the memes are hilarious

AirPods are the most talked about feature of the iPhone 7 — and the memes are hilarious
Source: Apple
Source: Apple

Let's talk about Apple's new AirPods. 

Wednesday's highly anticipated Apple event came and went, unveiling a slew of new products including the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Apple Watch Series 2 and iOS 10. But perhaps the biggest talking point of the afternoon was the introduction of Apple's Lightning AirPods — wireless earbuds that could, in theory, pave the way toward a cordless, analog-free future.

Alas, the internet was not impressed. 

Scores of Twitter uses took to the social media platform to creatively express their issues with the AirPods, which cost $159 per pair, have a battery life of just five hours and, frankly, are just begging to be misplaced. 

Here are some of the best reactions to the Apple AirPods:

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