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...
March 6, 2018
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,...
January 20, 2015
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...
August 14, 2014
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...
June 7, 2014
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
May 15, 2014
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).
August 1, 2013
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.
January 17, 2012
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.
April 6, 2009