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In an effort to solve the biggest complaint about their new wireless earbuds, Apple announced Tuesday it will release a “Find My AirPods” feature as part of iOS 10.3.

The feature, which is integrated into the “Find My iPhone” app, allows users to view the last general location their AirPods were connected to another device via Bluetooth and play a sound to help find them.

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Apple has been ruthlessly mocked over the $159 devices, which launched as part of the company’s shift away from headphone jacks on the iPhone 7. They’re both small and expensive, putting their owners in constant fear they’ll get stuck in a couch cushion or eaten by their dog.

The Wall Street Journal’s Joanna Stern points out that the feature, which will be released to software developers as part of the iOS beta Tuesday, isn’t perfect, and isn’t able to give an exact location of the AirPods the way “Find My iPhone” can for other devices. But, it will still hopefully provide some relief to users who don’t want to spend $69 every time one gets lost.

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