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Beats Solo headphones: $16.90 in parts, 30% weight is metal added solely to feel heavier

Beats Solo headphones: $16.90 in parts, 30% weight is metal added solely to feel heavier

By 19 June 2015

Beats headphones are extremely well marketed, which is why you see them everywhere. But you don't hear everything there is to know about them. A recent teardown by Medium has found that 30 per cent of the weight in Solo headphones is actually from four... >>

Apple recalls Beats Pill XL speakers due to fire risk: Here's how to get your refund

Apple recalls Beats Pill XL speakers due to fire risk: Here's how to get your refund

By 3 June 2015

Apple confirmed almost exactly a year ago that it acquired Beats Music and Beats Electronics. Now, the Cupertino-based company is announcing something else Beats-related: a "voluntary recall" of Beats Pill XL speakers. It appears as though the battery... >>

Apple Beats Music-like streaming service: Is it actually happening and will it be different?

Apple Beats Music-like streaming service: Is it actually happening and will it be different?

By 10 April 2015

Apple is always working on something new - whether it's a car, watch, or music streaming service. That last bit might confuse you, as the company already has the iTunes Store, iTunes Radio, and iTunes Match, so why would it need to launch another streaming... >>

Apple's Beats-like music streaming service might not show up at March event

Apple's Beats-like music streaming service might not show up at March event

By 5 March 2015

It looks like you won't be able to stream tunes from Apple's new music service for at least another few months. Apple bought Beats for $3 billion in 2014, but before the purchase was final, analysts began speculating that Apple was more interested in... >>

Zane Lowe leaves BBC for Apple, here are 6 jobs he could be doing

Zane Lowe leaves BBC for Apple, here are 6 jobs he could be doing

By 16 February 2015

Zane Lowe, the BBC Radio 1 DJ has announced that he will leave the BBC in March to join Apple. Lowe, who has been with the BBC for 12 years, currently hosts a number of shows at the station, but is giving all that up to relocate to Cupertino with his... >>

Apple is making a new Beats Music-like service for OS X, iOS, Apple TV, and even Android

Apple is making a new Beats Music-like service for OS X, iOS, Apple TV, and even Android

By 4 February 2015

It looks like Apple will do something with the Beats Music streaming service is bought last year. The company decided to build a new streaming service, with features, functionality, and technology pulled from Beats Music, it's claimed. 9to5Mac has reported... >>

Beats Solo2 with Apple brand and Beats connectivity spotted in FCC leak

Beats Solo2 with Apple brand and Beats connectivity spotted in FCC leak

By 7 November 2014

Apple-owned Beats has a set of wireless Solo2 headphones in the works, according to new documents that recently passed through the US Federal Communications Commission. The FCC documents don't reveal too much apart from the fact that the headphones are... >>

Monster debuts SoundStage wireless speaker system and app, with audio-streaming support

Monster debuts SoundStage wireless speaker system and app, with audio-streaming support

By 5 September 2014

Monster has announced a new wireless music system called Monster SoundStage. It offers multiple speakers and audio-streaming capabalities. Apple may have bought Beats Audio, but that hasn't stopped the company that created Beats' original headphones... >>

Apple’s Beats acquisition in the can, Tim Cook welcomes Dr Dre and the gang

Apple’s Beats acquisition in the can, Tim Cook welcomes Dr Dre and the gang

By 1 August 2014

Apple has officially acquired Beats Electronics for $3 billion. The company announced the news through a message posted on its website. Although Apple still didn't indicate what it had in store for Beats now that it owns the headphone maker, it did welcome... >>

New Beats earphones bring wireless connections to your lugs: Powerbeats2 Wireless

New Beats earphones bring wireless connections to your lugs: Powerbeats2 Wireless

By 13 June 2014

Wireless earphones were once large and power consuming, but now with Bluetooth 4.0 LE, and some clever design they're finally worth owning.  Beats has thrown its set out there with the Powerbeats2 Wireless. The Powerbeats2 Wireless earphones offer the... >>