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Apple's AirPods grabbed 26% of wireless headphone sales after launch, report claims

01/11/2017, 03:01 pm

Apple's AirPods have made a sizable impact on the wireless headphone market, according to research from Slice Intelligence, with the audio accessory reportedly capturing more than a quarter of the market.

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Which Apple W1-equipped headphones are right for you?

01/09/2017, 05:01 pm

In the past few months Apple has launched several new Bluetooth headphones -- mostly under the Beats brand -- with its proprietary W1 chip, enabling better connections and easier pairing with Apple devices. Which model you should buy, if any, will depend not just on your budget, but how you intend to use them.

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AirPods unboxed: Apple's other new wearable of the future

12/14/2016, 06:12 pm

Apple's new AirPods wireless headphones are just hitting the market--albeit nearly two months later than intended--delivering sleek, minimalist style and powerful underlying tech that's super easy to use in an apparent homage to the company's original music offering: iPod.

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Apple takes $30 off Beats Pill+ and Beats EP, but better deals found elsewhere

12/13/2016, 06:12 pm

In time for the holidays, Apple on Tuesday slashed $30 off its Beats Pill+ speaker and Beats EP headphone, bringing the company's online and brick-and-mortar store pricing closer to offerings from third-party retailers.

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Apple's BeatsX earphones officially delayed until February

12/13/2016, 09:12 am

Though Apple's AirPods will get into the hands of some consumers just days before Christmas, those waiting for the BeatsX earphones will have to wait until 2017, as the company's website has been updated with a February shipping window.

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Apple retailer claims 2-3 month delay for W1-equipped BeatsX

12/12/2016, 08:12 am

Apple's AirPods aren't the only W1 wireless chip product having problems -- a customer who pre-ordered the the BeatsX In-Ear Headphones has been informed that there will be at least a 2-3 month delay on shipping.

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Review: Powerbeats3 with Apple W1 chip are the most reliable Bluetooth headphones we've ever used

12/03/2016, 08:12 am

Bluetooth audio --especially when exercising --has always been "good enough," but never great. Apple's W1 chip in its latest headphones lineup changes that, and the proprietary wireless technology steals the show in its new sports-focused Powerbeats3 headphones.

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Fry's claims Apple's BeatsX earbuds due on Dec. 5

11/22/2016, 12:11 pm

Contrasting with another recent online listing, electronics retailer Fry's is now saying that Apple's BeatsX earbuds will ship on Dec. 5.

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B&H claims Apple's BeatsX earbuds will go on sale Dec. 16

11/17/2016, 10:11 am

Apple will finally launch its BeatsX earbuds -- equipped with the company's proprietary W1 wireless chip -- on Dec. 16, according to retailer B&H.

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First look: Apple's Powerbeats 3 Bluetooth headphones with W1 chip and 12-hour battery life

11/10/2016, 10:11 am

After being announced at Apple's iPhone 7 event in September, the company's lightweight Powerbeats3 on-ear headphones, featuring the proprietary W1 chip for superior wireless connectivity, are now beginning to trickle out into the hands of consumers. AppleInsider offers a first look.

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Product(RED) Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones, Pill+ speaker revealed, coming soon

11/09/2016, 05:11 pm

Late Wednesday, Apple revealed versions of the Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones, and the Pill+ wireless speaker with Product(RED) branding, with a portion of the sales going to the charity and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

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Beats launches Powerbeats3 Wireless earbuds with Apple's W1 wireless chip

10/25/2016, 10:10 am

Apple's Beats division on Tuesday officially launched the Powerbeats3 Wireless, just the second audio product on the market with Apple's W1 wireless chip.

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Apple's Beats debuts celebrity-laden ad promoting new wireless headphones

10/17/2016, 12:10 pm

Apple-owned Beats on Monday premiered a new video ad on Twitter, promoting the brand's latest wireless headphones: the BeatsX, Solo3 Wireless, and Powerbeats3 Wireless.

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Beats Solo3 test finds Apple W1 audio chip boosts battery life & simplifies pairing

09/28/2016, 01:09 pm

The Beats Solo3 headphones are virtually identical in appearance to the Beats Solo2, but the W1 chip in the newer model boosts battery life and simplifies the pairing process with an iPhone 7.

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Beats to skip Studio Wireless headphone update in 2016, report says

09/22/2016, 07:09 pm

Apple-owned Beats won't be updating its over-ear Studio Wireless headphones in 2016 due to a lack of battery life improvements, according to a report published Thursday.

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Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones may have range up to 400 ft. or more

09/16/2016, 04:09 pm

The Class 1 Bluetooth in Apple's new Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones are providing extreme range, in some cases beyond what the Class 1 specification actually calls for, according to user anecdotes.

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What to expect from today's Apple event: 'iPhone 7,' Apple Watch with GPS, more

09/04/2016, 12:09 pm

Today Apple will hold its now-annual September event where it is expected to unveil new products, most notably its next iPhone. Here everything insiders need to know about the highly anticipated announcements.

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New Beats products to be announced at Apple's Sept. 7 'iPhone 7' event

09/01/2016, 04:09 pm

In addition to the next-generation iPhone and a new Apple Watch, Apple is also expected to unveil new products under the Beats brand at next week's media presentation, an inadvertently sent email has revealed.

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Bluetooth headphone sales surpass others for first time, with Apple's Beats in top spot

07/28/2016, 01:07 pm

In the U.S., sales of Bluetooth headphones overtook other kinds for the first time in June -- with the market led by Apple's Beats division, according to NPD retail data published on Thursday.

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Actually, there is something new about Apple's upcoming iPhone 7

07/03/2016, 03:07 am

Despite a flurry of incessant news reports maintaining that Apple is poised to bore its customers to death with a completely snooze-worthy iPhone 7 this fall, there's actually excessive evidence providing reason to believe that the portended death of iPhone 7 has been greatly exaggerated--for reasons that should be obvious.

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