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Beats Music Review

A fantastic in-depth review of Beats Music​

May 19th, 2014

Apple is buying Beats Electronics. Maybe. Some day. News of the deal broke nearly two weeks ago and at that time, an announcement was supposedly imminent. Then a video of Dr. Dre’s drunken celebration seemingly confirmed the news alongside additional reports from several big papers. But Apple and Beats have yet to make any announcement.

Apple Beats Acquisition Delayed

Apple’s massive Beats deal reportedly delayed

May 15th, 2014

Apple is poised to buy Beats for a massive $3.2 billion in its biggest acquisition ever, but the two companies are yet to finalize the deal, Re/code reports. In fact, Re/code’s sources say that the deal may not be finalized until next week.

Apple Beats Acquisition

This is either the smartest or stupidest theory yet on Apple’s Beats buy

May 12th, 2014

As analysts, pundits, bloggers, journalists and just about everyone else on the planet continues to struggle to make sense of Apple’s rumored Beats acquisition, there’s really only one piece that has been published on the matter that you should bother reading. If you absolutely have to read more than one note, however, a good second …

Apple Beats Acquisition

The only thoughts on Apple’s Beats acquisition that you need to read

May 12th, 2014

Apple is widely expected to announce its largest acquisition in the history of the company latest this week. The target of that acquisition, Beats Electronics, has baffled industry watchers since being revealed in a series of reports last week. Beats has a successful hardware business and an emerging streaming music product, but the brand and …

Why Did Apple Buy Beats

One big reason for the Beats deal: ‘Apple is afraid’

May 9th, 2014

Apple’s $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats has been mostly panned by analysts so far and even high-profile Apple fans are having a hard time making sense of it. @SammyWalrusIV, a well-known Apple fan and analyst mostly communicates anonymously through his Twitter account, has written a post over at AAPL Orchard explaining that one reason Apple …

Apple Beats Acquisition

Beats acquisition called Apple’s ‘best idea since the iPad’

May 9th, 2014

When big news breaks, taking the contrarian viewpoint is an instant traffic magnet. And when it comes to Apple’s rumored upcoming acquisition of Beats Electronics, the contrarian viewpoint is beyond obvious — not a single respected industry watcher seems to be able to make any sense of the deal at all. Beats’ headphone lineup obviously …

Apple Beats Acqusition

Apple suddenly looks a lot like Nokia

May 9th, 2014

A mobile phone company became the leading brand in the world with shocking speed, electrified by the leadership of a charismatic, ruthless CEO. After that CEO stepped down, the company still continued going strong, dominating smartphone sales and refining its products. But the new CEO lacked true vision and revenue growth started showing worrisome signs of …

Apple Beats Acquisition Dr. Dre

Did Dr. Dre just drunkenly confirm Apple’s Beats buy?

May 9th, 2014

If Dr. Dre is going to fit in at Apple, he should probably learn to say something along the lines of, “We get bought up by larger technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.” Instead, however, the legendary hip-hop producer has shown up on a new video posted by actor Tyrese …

Apple Beats Acquisition

Rumored $3.2 billion Beats deal would be Apple’s largest ever acquisition

May 8th, 2014

Beats Electronics, the famed headphone maker and audio specialist that was at one point in time partially owned by HTC, may soon be acquired by Apple. The news comes from The Financial Times, which reports that the deal could be Apple’s largest ever acquisition at $3.2 billion. Senior management at Beats will reportedly be retained and …

Beats Buy Out HTC

Beats looks to dump HTC

August 19th, 2013

HTC’s $300 million mistake quickly turned into a $150 million mistake, and now Beats reportedly wants out once and for all. According to The Wall Street Journal, Beats Electronics is in talks with an investor to finance a buy out of HTC’s investment in the company. The talks come as the popular headphone brand prepares …