Tag: headphones

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Report claims Apple is mulling high-end headphones move

After the AirPods earphones and HomePod smart-speaker, what next for Apple’s audio-hardware ambitions? According to Bloomberg’s resident Cupertino-whisperer Mark Gurman, a pair of noise-cancelling, over-ear headphones...
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Beats facing lawsuit from former partner Monster

Apple-owned Beats Electronics and its co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dre Dre are facing a new lawsuit this week, from one of the company’s early partners. Technology firm Monster collaborated with Beats on its original headphones,...
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Beats gets its own section on the Apple site

That’s Beats (hardware) as opposed to Beats Music. For now, anyway. Just days after its $3bn acquisition was approved by regulators, Beats has been given it its own section on Apple’s online store. Currently available...
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Apple files patent for noise-cancelling headphones

Apple’s headphones have always been the first things any iPhone or iPod buyer puts in a drawer “just in case” and never, ever uses. So you would think that setting down $3bn earlier this week to buy Beats would mean...
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Wearhaus Arc headphones can share music wirelessly

We've seen a few startups tackling the idea of small groups of people sharing music in real-time: for example apps that a group all have installed on their smartphones to synchronise playback of music
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Beats rumoured to be on course for $1.4bn of revenues this year

Fast Company's claim that headphones-maker Beats is on course to generate $1.4bn of revenues this year is based on a single source (albeit a "knowledgable" one).
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Guns don’t kill people: headphones do! Or do they…

A report published in the Injury Prevention medical journal claims that pedestrian serious injuries and deaths caused by walking with headphones have tripled in the last seven years.
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RjDj iPhone app gets sharing features

We wrote about RjDj last year when it was launched for iPhone - it's an app that turns the ambient sounds around you in the real-world into a soundtrack heard through your headphones.
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New iPod Shuffle has… headphone DRM?

We reported the other day on how the new iPod Shuffle needs an adapter to plug in any headphones other than its supplied earbuds, on account of the controls being on those earphones rather than on the player.