Beats Stories June 27

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.

Beats Stories February 9

Apple puts Beats headphones on sale, but fails to match these deals from third-party retailers

Apple is now offering official discounts on BeatsX, Solo3 and Powerbeats3 wireless headphones. While you can save up to $60 per model, these deals pale in comparison to the savings you can find at authorized third-party retailers. 9to5Toys has been actively tracking discounts on each model:

Beats Stories November 17, 2017

Apple discounts BeatsX, Powerbeats3, and Beats Solo3 by up to 30%

Apple today has three of its Beats headphone models on sale between 20%-30% off the standard retail prices. The discounts apply to Apple’s BeatsX, Powerbeats3 Wireless, and Beats Solo3 Wireless in most colors.

Beats Stories September 4, 2017

Apple has added a new addition to its W1 lineup, the Beats Studio 3 over-ear headphones ($349). The new models utilize the W1 chip for automatic pairing to iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch as well as boasting up to 40 hour battery life. These look very much like Beats’ answer to the Bose QC35 headphones.

The other flagship new addition for the Studio 3 series is adaptive noise cancelling. The headphones listen dynamically to the surrounding environment and algorithmically adjust the intensity of noise cancellation. With noise canceling enabled, battery life drops to a (still impressive) 22 hours.

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Beats Stories August 25, 2017

[Update: The new Neighborhood Beats collection is now available online in the US from Apple as well as Target. For now, Target has limited stock in stores, while most Apple Stores are showing availability for August 31. The new colors are available for the Solo3, Powerbeats3, and Beats Pill+. More info on the new collection on Beats’ website.]

Apple has launched new color options for its Beats Solo3 Wireless headphones. The updated palette is reportedly going to be exclusive to Apple Stores, Target, and John Lewis in the UK.

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Beats Stories August 7, 2017

A month after launching the promotion in the United States, Apple today has launched its Back to School promotion in Europe. The deal is the same there as it is in the U.S., offering free Beats headphones with select Mac and iPad Pro purchases….

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