The earpods were advertised as having several functions:
- Music Players
- Mobile communicators
- Hearing aids
- Personal computers
- Personal educators
- Allow information to be downloaded into the brain
However earpods also had other functions:
- Mind control devices
- Allow information to be wiped from the brain
The earpods compose of a long (several centimetres) earbud that extended right to the ear drum and an external pod that contained a small but powerful computer, these were inserted into both ears.
Public reception to the introduction of earpods in early 2065 was very good. People were happy with this new technology and of its uses.