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What does Amazon want with Eero? The tech giant’s deal to acquire the mesh WiFi networking company is the latest sign of its smart home ambitions, prompting speculation about the possibility of Amazon adding WiFi capabilities to Echo devices, among other theories. But some Eero users aren’t happy about the deal.

Meanwhile, rumors are swirling about Apple’s next AirPods, including a new color, a new surface texture, and wireless charging.

We sort through it all on this episode of Geared Up, our consumer technology podcast. A snowbound Andru Edwards calls in to talk with me for the show.

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