Hands-on with Beats Powerbeats Pro totally wireless earphones [Video]

I went into this review of the $ 249 Powerbeats Pro with high expectations. Even prior to reading Zac’s review, I was pretty much convinced that these would be the best wireless earbuds ever made, and, despite not beating the AirPods in every area, I wasn’t disappointed. To be clear, the Powerbeats Pro aren’t perfect, […]

Rumored deal with iHeartMedia could see Beats 1 broadcast on 850 US radio stations

Apple’s Beats 1 streaming radio station could expand to become a traditional broadcast radio show if a suggested partnership with iHeartMedia comes off. iHeartMedia is America’s largest radio group, operating more than 850 stations across the US … more… The post Rumored deal with iHeartMedia could see Beats 1 broadcast on 850 US radio stations […]

Review: Master and Dynamics MW50+ 2-in-1 wireless headphones — move aside Beats Studio3!

The Master and Dynamics 2-in-1 MW50+ wireless headphones represent a "master" class on build quality. These hefty over-the-head cans sound great and look great at the same time. AppleInsider takes them for a spin and compares them to Apple’s similarly-priced Beats Studio3. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple’s Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre hit with $25 million bill for Beats headphones royalties

Beats was purchased by Apple quite a while back. With that being said, Apple has yet to design any Beats products in-house, continuing to use the original Beats designs. Today, Apple’s Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre have been hit with damages in the millions over a Beats case from 2016. more… 9to5Mac

Apple Music, Beats under legal attack over third-party licensing practices

A musician apparently disgruntled at how Beats Music and Apple Music has handled its streaming obligations is looking to fire up a class action suit, and is accusing Apple of intentionally deleting records and under-counting downloads and streams in order to pay artists less — or not at all. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

This week on AI: ‘iPhone 8’ & Apple Watch details leak in iOS 11 GM, Apple may buy Bond, new Beats & more

On the eve of Apple’s Sept. 12 iPhone event, last-minute rumors and an iOS 11 GM leak hinted at "iPhone 8" details, as well as the device’s troubled history. In a pair of separate surprises, the company also launched new high-end Beats headphones, and was rumored to be pursuing rights to the James Bond franchise. […]

Two years after Beats 1 launch, hosts talk struggles, highlights, and the future

Two years ago last week, Apple officially launched Apple Music to the world as its way of computing with the likes of Spotify, but there was a feature that many thought would be the differentiator: Beats 1. Beats 1 is Apple’s always-on radio station hosted by Zane Lowe, Julie Adenuga, and Ebro Darden. In honor […]

What’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1: Original content, revamped apps, more Beats, live events & much more

Now at 20 million paid subscribers, what’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1? While major updates for the service might not be expected until iOS 11 with a likely unveiling at Apple’s WWDC event in June, Apple has a few things planned before that and we have some hints about what to expect in […]