Apple ‘makes a WhatsApp’: clarifies which devices are compatible with its HIFI music

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The truth is that what happened just a week ago with Apple and lossless music, HIFI, which is going to reach its streaming service, looks more and more like what WhatsApp has been suffering since in January it gave us to tell us that would change the terms of use and privacy of your application or we would no longer be able to access it. Apple has explained itself so badly that in the end it has no choice but to launch a FAQ with very brief questions and answers where it comes to tell which devices it has in its ranges will be able to enjoy HIFI music without loss of quality. And the list is so tiny that for current Cupertino users, it’s as if the launch of that new lossless audio service wasn’t going to happen. Why? Neither Airpods nor anything with bluetooth A few days ago we advanced that any Apple headset that connected to our iPhone, iPad, Mac or Apple TV wirelessly would be unable to reproduce this high-fidelity music. Not even the famous HomePods that we have at home as virtual assistants: either the Americans were looking for an alternative through AirPlay (for example), or there was nothing to do. And they have confirmed it, in a new support page that they have published a few hours ago and in which they explain that “the AirPods, AirPods Pro, AirPods Max and Beats wireless headphones use Apple’s AAC Bluetooth codec to guarantee excellent quality of audio. Bluetooth connections do not support lossless audio “, so, at least with this type of connectivity, we can forget about it. And in the case of the HomePods, both the normal model and the Mini? Well, the North Americans point out that “they currently use AAC to guarantee excellent audio quality. Lossless support will arrive in a future software update”, which is why this possible way of accessing these qualities is confirmed through another standard of the home as is AirPlay. And finally, the Americans make us doubt whether it is possible to enjoy this HIFI audio through a Lightning to 3.5mm minijack converter cable. “Can I hear lossless audio? Yes. The Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter is designed to stream audio from the iPhone’s Lightning connector. It contains a digital-to-analog converter that supports lossless audio up to 24-bit / 48 kHz “, which means that your AirPods Max will be able to benefit from this novelty that will arrive on Apple Music in June. Now we have it clearer?