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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... >>

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... >>

Beats' Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre might get Apple executive roles, following acquisition

Beats' Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre might get Apple executive roles, following acquisition

By 12 May 2014

Apple's acquisition of Beats could partly be an acqui-hire, it's claimed. Billboard has reported that Apple will introduce Beats' co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre as new company executives at WWDC 2014 in June. Citing unnamed people familiar with... >>

HTC calls in Dr. Dre to help Beats the competition

HTC calls in Dr. Dre to help Beats the competition

By 11 August 2011

You didn't forget about Dre did you? HTC certainly hopes not as it has announced that it is hooking up with Dr. Dre and his Beats branding to launch a line of handsets containing the audio tech. And the Taiwanese phone giant has also invested into Beats... >>

Best celebrity gadgets

Best celebrity gadgets

By 10 August 2011

Celebrities have been endorsing products for years, including everything from Ronald Reagan appearing in Chesterfield cigarette ads (during his acting years, not his presidential terms), through to Kate Moss flogging mascara. But simply appearing in... >>