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Topic: Beats

Apple gets free product placement at the World Cup -- and everywhere else, too

07/11/2018, 08:07 am

A new report says that Apple, despite not being an official sponsor, was "the winner of the World Cup," thanks to many players wearing AirPods and Beats headphones. It's getting to be a familiar feeling for Apple.

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Today only: Save 10% on iPhones, HomePods, Apple TV 4Ks, Beats headphones and more at eBay

07/10/2018, 10:07 am

Today only, save 10% on top of already reduced prices on tech orders of $50 or more. With a high max discount of $100 off, now is the time to snap up the lowest prices available on Apple's HomePod, the popular Apple TV 4K, iPhones and more.

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Dr. Dre, Jimmy Iovine slapped with $25 million verdict in Beats royalty suit

06/27/2018, 05:06 pm

Steven Lamar, a former business partner of Beats Electronics founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, has been awarded a $25 million verdict in a lawsuit against his former associates involving royalties for Beats headphones.

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AirPods with more features, new studio quality headphones possibly coming from Apple in 2019

06/25/2018, 08:06 am

Apple appears to be shooting for a pair of high-end portable audio devices for release in calendar year 2019, with development of both well underway.

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At Apple's WWDC18, Beats and Nike Run Club shared the love of running

06/06/2018, 06:06 pm

At WWDC, Apple and Nike celebrated 12 years of collaboration since the original Nike+ iPod by hosting an early morning run Wednesday. For attendees who came to run, Apple gifted Beats powerbeats3 wireless earbuds and Nike brought in professional trainers to share their infectious love for running.

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Beats 'Decade Collection' headphones revealed online ahead of release

05/25/2018, 01:05 am

Apple's planned celebration of Beats By Dre's 10th anniversary -- a line of special "Decade Collection" hardware -- hit the web late this week prior to an official announcement, with major retail chains advertising the limited edition ahead of a scheduled launch in June.

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Lawsuit over Apple's Powerbeats3 battery, sweat resistance given partial go-ahead

05/23/2018, 01:05 pm

A U.S. judge has given the greenlight to a lawsuit against Apple over its Powerbeats2 and 3 headphones, but only if some amendments to the complaint are made.

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Jimmy Iovine to step down as Apple Music chief in August, take on consulting role, report says

03/21/2018, 09:03 am

The music industry luminary, part of Apple since the Beats purchase in 2014, plans to give up day-to-day involvement but will stay with the company.

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Today only: Save 20% on Apple TV 4Ks, HomePods, Beats headphones and more with eBay coupon

03/09/2018, 01:03 pm

Time is running out to save 20% on top of already reduced prices on nearly everything at eBay (up to $100 off). This offer is valid on Apple's brand-new HomePod, the popular Apple TV 4K, MacBook Pros and more. Offer ends at 8 p.m. Pacific tonight.

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New Apple headphone project possibly hampered by multiple re-designs, coming no earlier than holiday 2018

03/05/2018, 07:03 am

Another report claims that high-end over-the-ear headphones are expected from Apple -- not Beats -- before the end of 2018, but the data escaping Apple's manufacturing chain remains nebulous and ill-defined.

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Concept images suggest what rumored Apple over-ear headphones could look like

03/02/2018, 10:03 am

Following the rumors of Apple's launch of branded over-the-ear headphones, new images depicting a concept version of the Apple headgear have been produced, showing what the supposed product could look like if it launches this year.

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Apple's wearables business nearly size of Fortune 300 company, CEO Tim Cook says

02/13/2018, 10:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook provided a bit of color on the company's wearables business during Tuesday's shareholders meeting, saying combined Apple Watch, AirPods and Beats headphones revenue is nearing that of a Fortune 300 company.

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Apple Watch, AirPods drive Wearables rev 70%, outpacing size, growth of Amazon ads, Google Cloud, Alphabet Other Bets

02/02/2018, 08:02 am

Apple is criticized for making much of its revenues from one hit product: iPhone. However, its newest foray into Wearables has not only become its fastest-growing revenue source behind iPhone, but is also larger and growing more rapidly than other top tech firms' hyped future growth segments, such as Amazon's ads business, Google's Cloud and Alphabet's Other Bets.

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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady stars in new 'Above the Noise' Beats by Dre commercial

01/21/2018, 09:01 am

"Doubt me. Distract me. Give me noise," New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady says in the new Beats by Dre ad. "Cause all I hear is, 'it's payback time.'"

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Apple Music chief Jimmy Iovine expected to leave company in August

01/04/2018, 05:01 pm

Former Interscope chief executive and Apple Music chief Jimmy Iovine, who came to Apple through its acquisition of headphone maker Beats, will reportedly leave the company later this year -- and will likely take a hefty payday with him when he does.

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Apple's HomePod isn't about Siri, but rather the future of home audio

12/02/2017, 03:12 pm

Introduced this summer at WWDC17, Apple's HomePod was immediately positioned next to Amazon Echo and Google Home by bloggers as a "smart speaker" serving primarily as a way to chat with a voice assistant. But that's not how Apple introduced it.

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Apple's next NeXT: how buying Beats launched a sneak attack on the future of sound

11/30/2017, 05:11 pm

When Apple announced it was acquiring Beats in 2014, lots of critics scoffed and some even suggested the purchase was evidence that Tim Cook was just grasping at straws, with a good measure of racist-tinged denigration of the value of the LA-based music firm on the side. Why was the most valuable, competent and profitable tech company on earth prepared to spend $3 billion--by far the most it had ever paid in an acquisition--to get Beats?

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Jack White's Third Man Records gets special edition of Beats' Solo3 Wireless

11/16/2017, 02:11 pm

Apple's Beats on Thursday revealed a new color option for its Solo3 Wireless headphones, made for rocker Jack White's Third Man Records.

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Apple Music execs Jimmy Iovine & Dr. Dre break ground on new USC academy

10/12/2017, 01:10 pm

The founders of Beats, now executives at Apple Music, broke ground this week on a new academy named after them at the University of Southern California.

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Review: Beats Studio3 Wireless offers noise cancellation & Apple's W1, at a premium price

10/07/2017, 12:10 am

The Beats Studio3 Wireless is Apple's answer to high-end noise-cancelling headphones from the likes of Bose and Sony. While they're a solid product, it's debatable as to whether they're worth a premium over other Beats models.

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