To pair the AirPods with your Android phone - please follow the below steps.
01) Press the button in front of the charging case until the light blinks.
02) Go to Bluetooth Settings (on your phone) and choose AirPods
Apart from the design difference - the biggest difference is AirPods are wireless while EarPods are not wireless. The AirPods comes with lot more openings compared to EarPods.
The AirPods will begin charging as soon as they are in the charging case. It does not make any difference, whether the case lid is open or close.
Yes, Apple Airpods are compatible with Macbooks.
Look past their offbeat design and you'll find that Apple AirPods' compact size and high convenience factor are a winning combination.