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Bose slaps Apple's Beats with suit over noise-cancelling headphones

Bose slaps Apple's Beats with suit over noise-cancelling headphones

By 26 July 2014

Oh, look...Apple is being sued again. Kind of. Headphone and speaker manufacturer Bose has filed suit against Beats, another headphone and speaker manufactuer that Apple is currently in the process of acquiring but still needs regulatory approval. Beats... >>

Beats puts Apple deal aside for a minute, launches Solo2 headphones range

Beats puts Apple deal aside for a minute, launches Solo2 headphones range

By 29 May 2014

The Apple Beats acquisition may now be confirmed, but the deal still has a few hoops to jump through before it is ratified and the company is a bone fide Apple concern. Until then, it is business as usual for Beats Electronics and it has followed up the... >>

When Pocket-lint met Dr Dre

When Pocket-lint met Dr Dre

By 28 May 2014

In 2010 Pocket-lint flew to New York to interview Dr Dre and Jimmy Lovine to talk about the Beats Audio headphones launch. Although promised a long interview slot with the two founders about gadgets, tech, and the new headphones, the 3-day trip ultimately... >>

Apple not happy about Beats leak and Dr Dre boasts, deal off?

Apple not happy about Beats leak and Dr Dre boasts, deal off?

By 26 May 2014

Apple is allegedly spitting feathers over the original leak that it is considering buying music hardware and streaming brand Beats Electronics, Dr Dre's subsequent foul-mouthed boasts about the deal too. According to US music charts company Billboard,... >>

Monster speaks out about Apple's $3.2B Beats acquisition: We're not bitter

Monster speaks out about Apple's $3.2B Beats acquisition: We're not bitter

By 14 May 2014

Monster has broken silence about the alleged talks between Apple and Beats Electronics over the potential acquisition of the audio brand. And it's no fairy tale ending for CEO Noel Lee and the company. Monster lost the intellectual property and manufacturing... >>

Dr Dre confirms Apple's Beats acquisition in foul-mouthed outburst

Dr Dre confirms Apple's Beats acquisition in foul-mouthed outburst

By 9 May 2014

Speculation on a possible $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics by Apple has been rife since reports emerged last night. However, official confirmation is not expected until the deal goes through, most likely next week. That hasn't stopped Dr... >>

Beats X Alexander Wang collection includes studio headphones, earbuds and Pill in black and gold

Beats X Alexander Wang collection includes studio headphones, earbuds and Pill in black and gold

By 12 February 2014

Beats Electronics has collaborated with designer Alexander Wang on a limited-edition collection of custom Beats products. The Beats X Alexander Wang collection includes the Beats Studio headphones, Urbeats ear buds and the Beats Pill. Each piece is cloaked... >>

Best headphones 2013: The best on-ear and over-ear headphones available to buy today

Best headphones 2013: The best on-ear and over-ear headphones available to buy today

By 4 December 2013

Headphones are big business. Browsing an electronics store this Christmas for a new pair of over-ear or on-ear headphones can yield a host of different results because so many manufacturers are now producing them. As electronics companies look to capitalise... >>

Beats Music streaming service will launch before 2014, bringing curated playlists

Beats Music streaming service will launch before 2014, bringing curated playlists

By 7 October 2013

Beats, the company behind the widely popular Dr. Dre headphone line, has plans to launch a music streaming service to compete against Spotify, Pandora, and others. Luke Wood, president and COO of Beats, told The Next Web that Beats Music will be launched... >>

Beats Music reportedly heavily relying on curated playlists from musicians

Beats Music reportedly heavily relying on curated playlists from musicians

By 21 August 2013

Beats Music is an upcoming streaming music service that hopes to take on Spotify, iTunes Radio and others. Born out of the Beats Electronics company - which makes Beats by Dr. Dre headphones - the service will have 20 million tracks with which it hopes... >>