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How to Reset Beats Pill (2024)

Thursday June 27, 2024 1:53 am PDT by
Apple's latest Beats-branded Beats Pill Bluetooth speaker has a useful reset function that returns the speaker to its factory settings. It can come in handy if you're having sound, Bluetooth, or charging issues with your speakers, or any other problem with them. How to Reset Beats Pill To reset your Beats Pill and keep your settings: Press and hold the system button for at least 10...

How to Reset Beats Fit Pro

Monday November 15, 2021 6:18 pm PST by
Apple's Beats-branded Beats Fit Pro have a useful reset function that returns them to their factory settings. This can come in handy if you're handing down the wireless earbuds to someone else or you're having any sort of problem with them. How to Reset Beats Fit Pro Place both earbuds in the charging case and leave the case open. Press and hold the system button inside the case for 15...

How to Use Apple's Live Listen Feature With Beats Fit Pro

Monday November 15, 2021 6:16 pm PST by
Since 2014, Apple has included a little-known feature in iOS called Live Listen that allows an iPhone or iPad to serve as a remote microphone for an MFI-compatible hearing aid. In iOS 14.3 and later, Live Listen supports Beats Fit Pro, Apple's sporty Beats-branded earphones, making it possible to use your iOS device as a directional mic and have the audio relayed to your ears. As an...

How to Use Spatial Audio on Beats Fit Pro

Monday November 15, 2021 6:12 pm PST by
Spatial audio is a sonic feature of Beats Fit Pro that adds surround sound to Apple's audio wearables. By utilizing dynamic head tracking, it brings a theater-like audio experience to the movie or video you're watching, so that it seems as if the sound is coming from all around you. Spatial audio uses the gyroscope and accelerometer in your ‌‌Beats Fit Pro‌‌ and iOS device to track...

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Apple's $149 Powerbeats Earbuds: Everything You Need to Know

Thursday February 20, 2020 11:01 am PST by
Apple's Beats brand in March 2020 unveiled the Powerbeats, a lower-cost wired version of the Powerbeats Pro and an upgrade to the Powerbeats 3. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. The new Powerbeats, which are technically the Powerbeats 4 but don't have the number at the end, are pretty much identical to the Powerbeats Pro in functionality but without the wire-free...

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Apple Unveils New Limited-Edition Beats Studio Pro

Tuesday December 12, 2023 5:44 am PST by
Apple-owned Beats has unveiled new limited-edition Beats Studio Pro in collaboration with streetwear brand Stüssy. In the U.S., the headphones will be available on stussy.com for $349.99 starting this Friday, December 15 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. The headphones feature beige ear cups and a black headband with Stüssy branding. Hypebeast says the design was inspired by 1990s personal...
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Apple Releases New Firmware for Beats Fit Pro and Powerbeats Pro

Tuesday November 7, 2023 12:27 pm PST by
Apple today released new firmware for the Beats Fit Pro and Powerbeats Pro earbuds. The Beats Fit Pro and ‌Powerbeats Pro‌ can now be updated to firmware version 6B27, up from the prior 5B66 firmware that came out in May. Apple does not provide details on what's included in firmware updates for the Beats Fit Pro and ‌Powerbeats Pro‌, so we don't know what improvements or bug fixes the...
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Beats Teams Up With EA SPORTS FC for New Ad Campaign and Exclusive Game Benefits

Friday October 27, 2023 8:00 am PDT by
Apple's Beats brand is announcing a new collaboration today with EA SPORTS FC and star footballer Erling Haaland, which involves a new ad and multiple in-game Beats integrations for EA SPORTS FC 24. The new ad featuring Haaland was built using EA's Frostbite game engine to remix scenes of Haaland from the recent Beats ad "The King & The Viking" featuring Haaland and NBA legend LeBron James. ...
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Apple's Old Beats Solo3 Headphones Available in Gold and Silver Again

Wednesday October 4, 2023 8:52 am PDT by
Apple this week began selling the seven-year-old Beats Solo3 wireless on-ear headphones in Gold and Silver color options again for $199.95 on its online store. The headphones also remain available in Black, Rose Gold, and (PRODUCT)RED. Apple previously offered the Beats Solo3 in Satin Gold and Satin Silver, but the colors had been discontinued in late 2020. Released in 2016, the Beats...
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Apple Now Accepting Orders for Beats Studio Buds+ in Cosmic Silver and Cosmic Pink

Wednesday September 6, 2023 7:32 am PDT by
Apple today began accepting orders for Beats Studio Buds+ in new Cosmic Silver and Cosmic Pink color options that were announced last month. There are no other changes to the earbuds, and they remain priced at $169.99 in the United States. The original Transparent, Ivory, and Black color options that launched in May remain available. Beats Studio Buds+ are essentially a sportier alternative...
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Beats Studio Buds + Debut in New Cosmic Silver and Cosmic Pink Colors

Tuesday August 22, 2023 7:00 am PDT by
Apple's Beats brand is announcing two new metallic colors of the Beats Studio Buds + today in collaboration with nail brand Olive & June. The new Cosmic Silver and Cosmic Pink colors will be available starting Thursday, September 7. Cosmic Silver and Cosmic Pink expand upon the Transparent, Ivory, and Black options that were included in the initial debut back in May. The launch saw Beats'...
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Beats Studio Pro Expands to 20+ Additional Countries

Wednesday August 9, 2023 9:20 am PDT by
Apple's new Beats Studio Pro over-ear headphones are now available for purchase in more than 20 additional countries following their July 19 launch in the United States, Canada, France, and Germany. According to Beats, the headphones are for sale in Australia, Austria, China, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Macau, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Saudi...
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Beats Studio Pro Debut With Improved Sound Quality, Spatial Audio, USB-C, and More

Wednesday July 19, 2023 7:00 am PDT by
Beats is introducing an updated version of its Studio over-ear headphones today, with the fourth-generation models dubbed Beats Studio Pro. The $350 headphones come 15 years after Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine debuted the original Studio headphones that launched the Beats brand into prominence. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Beats has maintained the iconic look of the...
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Apple Releases New Firmware for Beats Studio Buds

Tuesday July 11, 2023 12:43 pm PDT by
Apple today released a new firmware update for the Beats Studio Buds earbuds, updating the firmware to 10M4372. The prior update, released in November, was 10M2155. Apple does not provide information on what's included in firmware updates for its Beats earbuds, so we are not sure what improvements or bug fixes the new software brings. There's no standard way to upgrade the ‌Beats‌‌...
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Limited-Edition Beats Fit Pro in Collaboration With Fragment Design Now Available

Monday July 10, 2023 2:43 am PDT by
Beats has collaborated for a third time with fragment design founder Hiroshi Fujiwara for a monochromatic limited-edition version of Beats Fit Pro earbuds. The two new white and black pairs of Beats Fit Pro are available now from Apple, SSENSE, END, and more, and are priced at $199.99. First released in November 2021, the Beats Fit Pro feature flexible wingtips for a more secure fit in...
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Apple's New Beats Studio Pro Expected to Launch in July With USB-C, Improved Sound, and More

Wednesday June 28, 2023 8:16 am PDT by
Apple is planning to release new Beats Studio Pro wireless over-ear headphones on July 19, according to details shared by Myke Hurley on the Apple-related podcast "Connected" last week (via Reddit). Hurley said he obtained the details from an anonymous source who previously shared accurate details about the Beats Studio Buds+ earbuds. Hurley's source claimed that the Studio Pro will be...
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Apple's Beats Studio Pro Headphones Listed in FCC Database Ahead of Launch

Tuesday June 20, 2023 10:55 am PDT by
Apple's upcoming Beats Studio Pro headphones today showed up in FCC filings, which means we are getting closer to a potential launch date. Apple has not yet acknowledged the Beats Studio Pro headphones, but they were spotted in the macOS Ventura 13.4 update back in May. The headphones feature an A2924 model number and an ID of BeatsStudioPro1,1. The Beats Studio Pro will be a new version of...
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Apple Launches Beats Studio Buds+ With Transparent Design in More Countries

Friday June 16, 2023 6:50 am PDT by
Apple this week began selling its new Beats Studio Buds+ in the UK and most other countries, with the exceptions of Brazil, Mexico, and Taiwan, where the earbuds will be available starting mid-August. The earbuds first launched in the U.S. in May. Key new features of the Studio Buds+ include a transparent design option similar to the Nothing Ear (2) earbuds, up to 36 hours of battery life...
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Beats Studio Buds + Deliver Improved Performance and a Transparent Design Option for $169.99

Wednesday May 17, 2023 7:00 am PDT by
After nearly two months of leaks, the Beats Studio Buds + earphones are now official, with the audio brand from Apple revealing improved performance and some new color choices compared to the original Beats Studio Buds, including an eye-catching Transparent option. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Priced at $169.99, a $20 increase over the original model, the Beats...
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Apple's New Beats Studio Buds+ Likely to Be Announced Tomorrow

Tuesday May 16, 2023 9:51 am PDT by
Apple's new Beats Studio Buds+ earbuds that were leaked on Amazon and spotted at Best Buy will likely be formally announced this Wednesday, May 17 at 7 a.m. Pacific Time, according to a teaser tweet from Beats today. The short video in the tweet appears to show the new transparent Studio Buds+ charging case option. Beats Studio Buds+ box at Best Buy via Ben Geskin Key new features of the...
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Beats Studio Buds+ With New Transparent Design Spotted at Best Buy

Saturday May 13, 2023 3:45 pm PDT by
Apple's rumored Beats Studio Buds+ have already arrived to at least one Best Buy location, according to a photo shared by tech enthusiast and former leaker Ben Geskin. The box confirms the earbuds will have a transparent design option like the Nothing Ear (2) earbuds, and longer 36-hour battery life with the included USB-C charging case. Beats has yet to officially announce the Studio Buds+, ...
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Apple Working on New Beats Studio Pro Headphones

Tuesday May 9, 2023 11:13 am PDT by
Apple is working on new Beats Studio Pro headphones, according to code found in the macOS Ventura 13.4 release candidate. The headphones appear to have an A2924 model number, which is different from the model numbers for the upcoming Beats Studio Buds+ earphones. The Beats Studio Pro name was found by @aaronp613. pic.twitter.com/g6wWeKbRaX— Aaron (@aaronp613) May 9, 2023 Based on the...
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Apple's Recent Beats Firmware Update Addressed Bluetooth Security Issue, AirPods Already Patched

Wednesday May 3, 2023 8:03 pm PDT by
Apple today posted a new support document outlining the security content of AirPods and Beats firmware updates, disclosing that the 5B66 firmware released yesterday for Beats Fit Pro and Powerbeats Pro addresses a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to gain access to your headphones. Available for: Powerbeats Pro, Beats Fit Pro Impact: When your headphones are seeking a connection...
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Apple Releases New Firmware for Beats Fit Pro and Powerbeats Pro

Tuesday May 2, 2023 12:17 pm PDT by
Apple today released new firmware updates for the Beats Fit Pro and Powerbeats Pro. The Beats Fit Pro and ‌Powerbeats Pro‌ now feature firmware version 5B66, up from the prior 5B55 firmware that came out in November 2022. Apple does not offer information on what's included in refreshed firmware updates for the Beats Fit Pro and ‌Powerbeats Pro‌, so we don't know what improvements or bug...
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Beats Studio Buds+ Launching in May With New Transparent Design Option, Improved Noise Cancellation, and More

Tuesday April 25, 2023 5:46 pm PDT by
Apple's rumored Beats Studio Buds+ appear to have been listed on Amazon today, providing a closer look at new features and changes before they are officially announced. The earbuds are listed with a May 18 release date and a $169.95 price. Notably, the listing reveals that the Studio Buds+ will be available in a new transparent design option that looks fairly similar to the Nothing Ear (2)...