Apple could debut high-end wireless earbuds

Apple is likely to announce an iPhone without a headphone jack on Wednesday. Will the company also unveil a pair of wireless headphones to go with it?

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Rumors of a new iPhone without a headphone jack have been swirling for months, and now hearsay about Apple releasing wireless headphones is making the rounds.

The latest gossip surrounds a pair of high-end wireless earbuds. Dubbed the "AirPods," the headphones purportedly have a unique, Bluetooth-like wireless technology, according to an Apple Insider story Tuesday.

A variety of competitively priced Beats-branded headphones are also expected to be announced at Apple's big event on Wednesday, when the company is likely to unveil the next iPhone. Make sure to tune in to CNET's live blog for all the latest news.

Apple did not immediately respond to comment.