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Apple's Beats by Dre Brand Unveils New NBA Collection

Thursday February 14, 2019 3:08 pm PST by
Apple's Beats by Dre brand today unveiled a new NBA collection, with Beats Studio 3 Wireless Headphones available in six colorways representing the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors, and Boston Celtics. Each pair of headphones is a different color with subtle same-color logo branding for each NBA team. Get closer to your music...

Apple Discounts BeatsX, Powerbeats3, Solo3, and Studio3 Headphones in Limited Sale

Friday May 25, 2018 9:33 am PDT by
Apple today launched the latest sale on Beats by Dre products, including markdowns on the BeatsX, Powerbeats3, Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones, and Studio3 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones. Make sure you still shop around as other retailers are offering even better prices for some models and colors, which we've compared below. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors....

Apple Selling New 'UNDEFEATED' Beats Pill+ and BeatsX Earphones

Wednesday January 31, 2018 10:15 am PST by
Apple's Beats By Dre brand has teamed up with UNDEFEATED for a new series of products featuring a tiger camouflage design in shades of green, white, and black. The collaboration includes a new set of UNDEFEATED BeatsX Earphones and a new Beats Pill+ speaker, both of which come in a unique colorway and are available to purchase from Apple's online store. The BeatsX Earphones, available for ...

Third Man Records Reveal Exclusive New Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones Launching November 24

Thursday November 16, 2017 6:30 am PST by
Beats By Dre today unveiled an all-new black-and-yellow version of the Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones, which will be exclusive to Third Man Records. The Third Man Records Limited Edition headphones will cost $329.50 -- which is $30 more expensive than other Solo3 headphones sold by Apple -- and officially go on sale Friday, November 24. The limited edition #ThirdManBeats #Solo3Wireless are ...

Latest Beats Ad Features LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Other NBA All-Stars

Tuesday May 16, 2017 8:35 am PDT by
Beats by Dre has released a new BE HEARD ad featuring NBA all-stars LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, and James Harden. The 30-second spot shows each player listening to the song Seven Nation Army by American rock duo The White Stripes while warming up with Apple's popular Beats Solo3 and Powerbeats3 headphones. It's possible the ad could be played during the remainder of the 201...

Apple Discounts Beats Speakers and Headphones in New Promo

Monday April 3, 2017 10:31 am PDT by
Apple today debuted a new promotion for some of its older Beats products, dropping prices by as much as $50 depending on the item. The Beats Solo2 On-Ear Headphones in the Luxe line of colors are available for $149.95, a $50 discount off of the regular $199.95 price. Beats Solo2 Headphones are the previous-generation model without wireless connectivity and Apple's new W1 chip. All Luxe colors...

Apple Debuts (PRODUCT)RED Solo3 Wireless Headphones and Beats Pill+ Speaker

Wednesday November 9, 2016 12:53 pm PST by
Apple today debuted new (PRODUCT)RED color options for two of its Beats products, including the Beats Pill+ and the Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones. Both products will soon be available in a color called "Citrus Red," joining other standard color options. Apple's website lists both products as "coming soon" with price points that are the same as standard options. The Beats Solo3 Wireless...

Celebrity-Filled Beats Ad Shares Advantages of Headphones With 'No Strings'

Tuesday October 18, 2016 5:06 am PDT by
A new Beats By Dre advertisement shared online recently depicts a group of celebrities wearing the company's new Solo3, BeatsX, and Powerbeats3 Wireless headphones. All three devices were announced during Apple's September 7 iPhone event, and are positioned as compatible options for users looking to purchase wireless headsets due to the iPhone 7's lack of a 3.5mm headphone port. In the ad,...

Beats By Dre Chief Marketing Officer Omar Johnson Leaving Company Next Month

Wednesday October 5, 2016 5:06 am PDT by
One of the instrumental executives who oversaw the rise of Beats By Dre as a brand, chief marketing officer Omar Johnson, has announced that he is leaving the company on November 1 (via Fast Company). Johnson didn't give a specific reason as to why he is leaving the company, but his departure date will mark six years since he came onboard in 2010. Back then he was vice president of...

No New Studio Wireless Headphones Coming From Beats in 2016

Thursday September 22, 2016 2:59 pm PDT by
Apple recently announced several updates to its Beats line of headphones, debuting new wireless Beats Solo3, PowerBeats3, and BeatsX products, all of which take advantage of the company's new W1 wireless chip for battery life improvements. Missing from the lineup was a new version of the high-end over-ear Studio Wireless headphones, and according to CNET, no updated Studio Wireless products...

Beats Releases $130 Wired 'EP' Headphones With 3.5mm Plug

Wednesday September 7, 2016 8:29 pm PDT by
While Beats announced three new wireless headphones equipped with Apple's new W1 wireless chip earlier today, it also quietly released the new Beats EP wired headphones with a 3.5mm headphone plug. The new on-ear headphones are built to deliver "premium" sound in a "tough" and lightweight frame. The headphones are battery-free, allowing unlimited playback with a hassle-free fixed cable. They ...

Apple Announces New Line of Beats Headphones With W1 Wireless Chip

Wednesday September 7, 2016 11:44 am PDT by
Apple and Beats today announced a new line of wireless Beats by Dre headphones powered by Apple's new W1 chip. The chip allows the new headphones, like Apple's new AirPods, to take advantage of easy, instant pairing to an iPhone. The new Beats Solo3, Powerbeats3 and BeatsX can be paired to an iPhone by powering them up and holding them near an iPhone. The headphones will pair with your...

New Beats Products to Debut Alongside iPhone 7 on September 7

Thursday September 1, 2016 12:46 pm PDT by
Apple plans to unveil new Beats by Dre products at its upcoming event set to be held on September 7, reports iGeneration. The news comes courtesy of an email that was mistakenly sent to the site from the Beats PR team, which iGeneration originally provided a screenshot for but was asked to remove. The email announced the Apple event and specifically said "a selection of new Beats by Dre...

Judge Dismisses Key Claims of Monster's Lawsuit Against Beats

Tuesday August 30, 2016 8:55 pm PDT by
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge William Fahey today dismissed the key claims in a lawsuit that alleged that Beats co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre double-crossed former partner Noel Lee, founder of cable maker Monster, reports The Associated Press. The allegations were made in a lawsuit that was filed last year. Monster's lawsuit accused the Beats co-founders of orchestrating a "sham"...

Apple Offering $60 Apple Music / iTunes Gift Card With Beats Headphones and Speakers for Limited Time

Thursday December 3, 2015 8:16 pm PST by
Apple today launched a new promotion in its retail and online stores, offering a $60 Apple Music / iTunes gift cards with the purchase of Beats headphones or speakers. The promotion, first spotted by 9to5Mac, runs from December 3 to December 28, 2015. The promotion is available for all Beats headphones and speakers save for a select few, including the Beats Mixr high-performance headphones,...

Beats Pill+ Speaker Launches Alongside New Colors for Solo2 Headphones

Monday October 26, 2015 8:43 am PDT by
A few new products from Beats by Dre have been made available to customers today, beginning with the launch of the new Beats Pill+ Speaker for $229.95. The Bluetooth speaker was announced earlier in the month with an expected launch date in November, but has made its way to online availability a few days early. The Pill+ Speaker introduces a new design into the line-up of Beats portable speakers...

Apple Announces Beats Pill+ Speaker Available in November for $229

Wednesday October 7, 2015 7:01 am PDT by
Apple today announced a new Beats Pill+ Bluetooth wireless speaker with a simplistic design, stereo active 2-way crossover system and 12-hour battery life. The speaker will be available for $229.95 in black or white through the Apple Online Store and authorized Beats retailers beginning next month. Beats Pill+ Bluetooth Wireless Speaker will retail for $229.95 (Image: The Verge) The new Beats ...

Apple Revokes Monster's 'Made for iPhone' License Following Beats Lawsuit

Tuesday June 16, 2015 12:42 pm PDT by
Apple has suspended audio accessory maker Monster's right to make licensed accessories for Apple devices following a lawsuit Monster filed against Apple-owned Beats Electronics in January, reports The Wall Street Journal. Monster produces Lightning charging cables and headphones that are certified to work with Apple devices under Apple's Made for iPhone (MFi) certification process, and it has...

Apple Launches Beats Powerbeats2 Wireless Earphones in Apple Watch Sport Band Colors

Saturday June 13, 2015 10:23 pm PDT by
Somewhat lost among all of the announcements coming out of WWDC last week, Apple on Monday introduced a new set of colors for the Beats Powerbeats2 wireless in-ear headphones, with the new colors matching the Apple Watch sport band options of black, white, blue, green, and pink. Carrying the same $200 price as the original Powerbeats2 introduced last June after Apple had announced it was...

Beats Launches New Solo2 Wireless Headphones in iPhone Colors

Friday April 10, 2015 10:14 am PDT by
Apple-owned headphone company Beats by Dre today announced the launch of several new Solo2 Wireless headphones, in colors that match Apple's iPhone, iPad, and new MacBook. Available in Gold, Silver, and Space Gray, the headphones are otherwise identical to the company's existing Solo2 Wireless headphones. The Solo2 Wireless on-ear headphones were released in November, and were the first...