Getting a pair of AirPods is hard to justify due to the hefty price tag ($159 for the set, $70 apiece). That price only increases when you factor in the near certainty that you'll lose one of them at some point.
The are an alternative pair of true wireless earbuds that won't induce buyer's remorse. You can buy them right now for at the PopMech Shop by simply entering the code SEMIANNUAL at checkout.
The sleek design and compact size aren't the only draws of these earbuds, though. On top of all that, they also deliver crisp audio, as well as a range of up to 32 feet, so you won't have to be tethered to your smartphone when you have these in your ears. They can be easily paired to up to two smartphones, eliminating the hassle of having to pair multiple devices repeatedly. And with the included charging case, you can listen on-the-go without worrying about running out of battery.