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Topic: Beats

Apple releases updated Powerbeats 4 with 'Hey, Siri,' and longer battery life

03/16/2020, 08:03 am

After a weekend of leaks, Apple's Beats subsidiary has launched its latest wireless earbuds, with Powerbeats 4 now bringing up to 15 hours of battery life, plus "Hey, Siri" control, and automatic announcing of messages.

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Powerbeats 4: Hands on and first look with Beats' newest headphones

03/15/2020, 01:03 pm

Apple's Powerbeats 4 wireless headphones have finally been released, but AppleInsider got our hands on a set early to take them for a spin.

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Powerbeats 4 spotted at retail ahead of official announcement

03/15/2020, 07:03 am

An eagle-eyed shopper has spotted Apple's new Powerbeats 4 on WalMart shelves despite not being officially announced yet.

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FCC approves rumored 'Powerbeats 4' earphones

02/27/2020, 10:02 am

A filing at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has confirmed a new set of earphones are on the way from Apple, with artwork indicating they may be the rumored Beats "Powerbeats 4."

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Beats 'Powerbeats 4' icon mixes Powerbeats Pro, Powerbeats 3 designs

01/28/2020, 04:01 pm

An icon of an unannounced Beats earphone has leaked, appearing in the iOS 13.3.1 update released on Tuesday, with the image of what is believed to be the "Powerbeats 4" indicating the audio accessories will have the same design as the Powerbeats Pro, but the two earphones will be connected together by a cable.

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Jimmy Iovine reveals what's wrong with streaming music, talks Steve Jobs

12/31/2019, 04:12 pm

Former Apple Music executive Jimmy Iovine says streaming services are all facing the same problems about differentiation, but notes it's a great time to be an artist.

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Apple dominates worldwide wearables market thanks to booming Apple Watch, AirPods demand

12/09/2019, 10:12 pm

The latest estimates from market research firm IDC puts Apple far ahead in the wearables device -- watches, earwear and wristbands -- game, with a massive 35% share of the worldwide market.

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On its own, AirPods could be a $175 billion enterprise

11/12/2019, 03:11 pm

If a private company was performing the way Apple's AirPods are in terms of rapid sales growth in units and revenues with strong margins, it could be valued at $175 billion next year, making it the 32nd largest company in the U.S.

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All the ways iOS 13 makes AirPods, AirPods Pro, and Beats headphones even better

11/12/2019, 01:11 pm

AirPods are extremely popular and Apple continues to update them and make them better by introducing features in iOS. Let's go through all the ways that iOS 13 -- and the subsequent updates -- have made them even better.

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Review: Apple's Beats Solo Pro are the best Beats yet

11/06/2019, 12:11 pm

Apple has continued to refine the Beats brand with new designs and features. Beats Solo Pro is the latest incarnation of that effort, and does a great job pushing the popular brand forward.

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Apple's Beats debuts $299 Solo Pro noise cancellation headset with H1 chip

10/15/2019, 10:10 am

Beats has debuted the new Solo Pro, its first on-ear, noise-cancelling headphones featuring Apple Audio sharing and Lightning for charging.

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NBA stars tout Powerbeats Pro in new ad

10/14/2019, 04:10 pm

A new Powerbeats Pro ad titled "NBA Unleashed" has gone up on the official Beats by Dre YouTube channel and features some notable NBA players.

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Get free or discounted Beats with these 2019 MacBook Pros

10/07/2019, 08:10 pm

Outside temperatures might be dropping, but Apple deals are heating up at B&H Photo this week with additional exclusive bargains launching -- this time on 2019 MacBook Pro and Beats bundles. Enjoy $150 to $199 off Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones when paired with popular 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models. Only at AppleInsider.

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Audio Sharing in iOS 13 will work with more Beats headwear

09/20/2019, 12:09 pm

Audio Sharing, a feature of iOS 13.1 enabling users to share music between two pairs of AirPods, will work with more audio accessories when it is released next week, starting with an expansion into Beats' wireless headphone range.

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Protect your AirPods and Beats cans with Apple's new 'AppleCare+ for Headphones'

09/10/2019, 09:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday added a new aftermarket service option for its quickly expanding line of headphones. Called "AppleCare+ for Headphones," the extended warranty adds two years of coverage and two incidents of accidental coverage for a fairly reasonable price.

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Editorial: After taking the premium tier, HomePod will expand in markets Amazon and Google can't

08/26/2019, 09:08 am

For years, this new Apple product was derided as too expensive to compete against cheaper alternatives. Yet by targeting the premium high end first, it was able to establish itself and then attract an even broader audience of users at broader price points in the future. No this isn't about iPod, or iPhone, or iPad or Apple Watch. It's a look at HomePod, Apple's home audio device featuring HomeKit and Siri functionality, often confused with merely being a Wi-Fi microphone.

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Ivory, Moss, & Navy Powerbeats Pro on sale from August 22

08/19/2019, 01:08 pm

Apple will start sales of three new colors of the Beats Powerbeats Pro starting from next week with options of Navy, Ivory, and Moss joining the roster alongside the existing Black in preorder from August 22 via its online store.

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AirPods, Apple Watch, HomePod not getting tariff reprieve

08/13/2019, 01:08 pm

While the Mac, iPhone, and iPad will escape the September 1 application of a 10% tariff, Apple's "Wearables, Home and Accessories" division will not.

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Powerbeats Pro now available for preorder in South Korea

07/30/2019, 10:07 pm

Nearly three months after Apple began taking orders for the Powerbeats Pro in the U.S. and Canada, and almost four months after the device was unveiled, the fully wireless Beats headset went up for preorder in Korea Mexico this week.

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Apple's wearables revenues jump to over $5.5B in June quarter

07/30/2019, 05:07 pm

Sales from Apple's "Wearables, Home and Accessories" segment jumped substantially year-over-year in the June quarter to $5.53 billion, underscoring their importance.

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