<pre><pre>You can save $ 25 on Apple & # 39; s second generation AirPods until later this evening

This story is part of a group called stories


Only the best deals for Verge approved gadgets get the Good Deals stamp, so if you're looking for a deal for your next gadget or gift from major retailers such as Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target and more, this is the place to be.

Vox Media has affiliated partnerships. These do not affect editorial content, although Vox Media can earn commissions for products purchased through affiliate links. See our ethical policy for more information.

AirPods, the truly wireless headphones from Apple, are $ 25 off their regular $ 159.99 price in Rakuten until tonight at 23:59 ET, July 31. To participate in this deal, you must create a free Rakuten account and then paste HND24 at checkout.

These AirPods are the latest model from Apple and are supplied in the standard, non-wireless charging cassette. If you are looking for what distinguishes it from the first-generation model, then this is the H1 wireless chip. It makes hands-free "Hey Siri" voice commands possible and speeds up the time required to switch between, for example, your iPhone and iPad, or whatever you are connected to. It also lowers audio latency while playing games and adds an extra hour of battery life during talk time, a total of three hours per charge.

According to my colleague Dan Seifert & # 39; s review of the new AirPods, the "Hey Siri" functionality is easier than double tapping on the first generation AirPods, but it is currently slow to respond to questions or assignments. It is also difficult that they cannot be connected to two devices at the same time. However, these are one of the best truly wireless earbuds available now, and you can get them for less than normal until later today.