It started out as a company dedicated to the desktop computer market. Now, Apple is selling software, MP3s players, phones, laptops, mice, keyboards, companion boxes for TVs, and a whole bunch more. Apparently, the company could be about to add Bluetooth headsets to the list.
Speaking to 9to5 Mac, an anonymous source said that Apple recently acquired a small Bluetooth wireless headphone designer. Considering Wi-Gear, which specialized in products for iOS devices, like iPods and iPhones, is now out of business, people are beginning to speculate that it was snapped up by Apple. Wi-Gear made its money selling A2DP stereo headphones called iMuffs and a Bluetooth 2.0 adapter for older iPhones and iPods without support for Bluetooth 2.0.
Now, that on its own isn't enough to add up to an Apple acquisition; after all, small companies go out of business all the time. However, a quick look at LinkedIn shows that co-founder of Wi-Gear, Michael Kim, now lists "iOS Bluetooth Engineer at Apple" as his current position.
So, how 'bout it? Can we interest you in some iMuffs?