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Beats Partners With Japanese Fashion Brand Sacai for New Beaded BeatsX Headphones [Updated]

Thursday February 28, 2019 7:45 am PST by
Apple-owned Beats by Dre has partnered with Japanese luxury fashion brand Sacai to produce a new collection of BeatsX headphones. These models come with beaded cables that can be removed and customized to reflect unique patterns (via WatchGeneration). Beats won't be selling these headphones to the masses, however, and is currently planning to launch them at an exclusive pop-up shop in Paris...
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Evernote Adds Ability to Transcribe Voice-to-Text Notes via AirPods, BeatsX, and More

Monday May 21, 2018 8:50 am PDT by
Note-taking app Evernote was updated over the weekend with a new feature that allows you to connect your Bluetooth headphones to the app and use them to record audio and transcribe voice-to-text notes. The company says that as long as the headphones have a microphone they will work, so if you own AirPods or BeatsX you'll be able to use the wireless earphones to quickly jot down notes and...
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Apple Discounts BeatsX, Solo3 Wireless, and Powerbeats3 Wireless by $30 to $60

Friday February 9, 2018 5:51 am PST by
Apple has discounted its BeatsX, Solo3 Wireless, and Powerbeats3 Wireless headphones by $30 to $60 for a limited time in the United States. BeatsX — regular $149.95, now $119.95 Beats Powerbeats3 Wireless — regular $199.95, now $159.95 Beats Solo3 Wireless — regular $299.95, now $239.95Apple's discount on Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones also applies to the newer "Neighborhood Collection"...
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Apple Discounts BeatsX, Solo3 Wireless, and Powerbeats3 Wireless by $40 to $60

Friday November 17, 2017 5:11 am PST by
Apple has discounted its BeatsX, Solo3 Wireless, and Powerbeats3 Wireless headphones by $40 to $60 for a limited time in the United States. BeatsX — $149.95, now $99.95 Beats Solo3 Wireless — $299.95, now $239.95 Beats Powerbeats3 Wireless — $199.95, now $159.95Apple's discount on Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones also applies to the newer "Neighborhood Collection" colors. Apple's BeatsX...

Apple Launches New urBeats3 Earphones, New Colors for BeatsX

Tuesday September 12, 2017 12:45 pm PDT by
Apple today quietly introduced new urBeats3 Earphones that come equipped with a Lightning connector, allowing them to work with Apple devices that don't have a headphone jack - the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X, plus the existing iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Apple is also offering a model that has a traditional 3.5mm plug that works with iPads and other Apple devices that continue to offer ...

Hands-On With Apple's New BeatsX Earphones

Friday February 10, 2017 2:16 pm PST by
Apple's long-awaited BeatsX Earphones became available for purchase this morning, giving Apple customers an alternative to the hard-to-find AirPods. Priced at $149.95, BeatsX Earphones are wireless like AirPods, but are connected together with a cord that makes them easier to keep track of and better suited to active lifestyles. We managed to get our hands on a set of BeatsX Earphones to give M...
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BeatsX Earphones Launch on Apple Store for $150

Friday February 10, 2017 1:15 am PST by
Apple today officially launched its much-anticipated BeatsX Earphones on its online store for $149.95, after initially delaying the earphones from Fall 2016 and into February 2017. With the delay of BeatsX, Apple focused on the December launch of the AirPods, which have subsequently become hard to come by for those interested in Apple's own Bluetooth headphones. Apple's website states shipping ...
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BeatsX Earphones Come With Three Free Months of Apple Music

Thursday February 9, 2017 8:05 am PST by
One day away from their official launch, new information is beginning to come out about the BeatsX Earphones thanks to a couple of hands-on videos and reviews that have been posted online. In Jonathan Morrison's newest video, titled BeatsX Wireless vs Apple AirPods, the YouTuber has discovered that all purchases of BeatsX come with a code for three free months of Apple Music, akin to users...
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BeatsX Officially Launching February 10, Two New Colors Coming After Launch

Tuesday February 7, 2017 6:12 am PST by
BeatsX Earphones will launch this Friday, February 10, with Beats By Dre announcing the official date this morning on Twitter. Yesterday, rumors of an imminent launch of BeatsX began circulating following increased activity on Apple's and Best Buy's online listings for the earphones. In December, Apple updated its BeatsX listing with a vague February launch window, but up until today we had...
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BeatsX May Launch as Early as Today Per Apple's Website [Updated x3]

Monday February 6, 2017 4:51 am PST by
The much-anticipated launch of BeatsX could be occurring soon, according to some behind-the-scenes movement happening on where the earphones are now listed as "Available Today" in two stores in Manhattan: West 14th Street and the Upper East Side. At the time of writing, customers can't order or add BeatsX to their bag, however, so it's still unclear when exactly the earphones will be up ...
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BeatsX Shipping Dates on Some Amazon Orders Updated With January Delivery Estimates

Tuesday January 10, 2017 6:01 am PST by
Although has listed the BeatsX Earphones as not launching until sometime in February, a few tipsters emailing MacRumors have pointed out that Amazon updated their pre-orders to suggest that BeatsX will be arriving earlier than expected. The updated delivery windows are large, but both place the upcoming earphones with a January delivery date: one ranges from January 17 to January 27,...

Apple Reseller B&H Says BeatsX Earphones Delayed At Least 2-3 Months

Sunday December 11, 2016 8:03 pm PST by
Apple's new BeatsX wireless earphones remain listed as "coming this Fall" on its website in the United States, despite just nine days remaining before the first official day of winter in the northern half of the world. Now, we have reason to believe Apple may miss this target. In an email to a customer this weekend, authorized reseller B&H Photo Video said Apple has informed them shipping will ...
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BeatsX Release Rumors Point to December Launch Date

Tuesday November 22, 2016 7:31 am PST by
Similar to the current confusion regarding the release date of Apple's AirPods, a couple of differing launch days for the new wireless BeatsX earphones have begun sprouting up online, leading to uncertainty over when exactly Apple will begin selling the new Beats-branded earphones. In line with some AirPods rumors, most retailers are placing order dates in December for BeatsX. The new rumors...
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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,...

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...

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...