Amazon this week is slashing prices on popular Beats headphones equipped with Apple's W1 chip by up to $140. Pick up a pair of Solo3 Wireless headphones for $159.95 or save $20 on BeatsX earphones. Powerbeats3 Wireless Class 1 Bluetooth earphones are also $129.99, a discount of $70 off.
Heading into the weekend, readers can save $240 on upgraded 15" MacBook Pros with Radeon 460 graphics and no tax outside NY and NJ. Or save $150 on Apple's 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar in Space Gray. Beats Solo2 wired headphones are also $50 to $60 off instantly with prices starting at $139.99.
B&H Photo this week is offering shoppers $200 off two popular 13" MacBook Air configurations or $150 off Apple's Late 2016 13" Touch Bar MacBook Pro with 512GB of storage. Beats Tour2 in-ear headphones are also marked down to $54.95 with no tax outside NY and NJ.
In an interview this week, Apple's Chief Financial Luca Maestri addressed questions regarding Apple's research spending, a possible import tax as part of a larger reform package, and the new Apple Headquarters as tourist attraction.
With BeatsX, Apple takes the best of Beats by Dre's line of minimalist earphones in-ear monitors wireless, incorporating the new W1 chip, top-notch materials and unique Flex Form neck strap into a consumer-friendly design.
After popping up in assorted stock trackers on Monday, the BeatsX W1-equipped headphones will be available for purchase in the U.S. on Feb. 10, with a pair of new colors arriving at some point in the future.
Apple's long-delayed BeatsX earbuds, one of the first to feature the company's new W1 wireless chip, may finally be on the verge of shipping, according to a website monitoring activity at online stores worldwide.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bluetooth audio —?especially when exercising —?has always been "good enough,"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.
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.