Showing posts with label Beats Electronics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Beats Electronics. Show all posts

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Apple Gives Away Beats Headphones

Students and teaching staff can save a little while buying the company's products in Apple's edu store. Now, an order is again clearly more attractive. In the context of a new action, Apple will give some of the beats, if you choose an iPhone, iPad or a Mac. After Apple had started its back-to-school-action in the USA at the beginning of June, the discount action now comes to many european countries. As of now, when you buy certain Apple devices, such as an iMac, a MacBook, a MacBook Pro, an iPad Pro, an iPad Air 2, or an iPhone in the company's education store, there are free beats headphones available. Mac shoppers receive a Beats Solo2 wireless headphones, iPad and iPhone buyers get Powerbeats2 wireless headphones.

From now on, Apple's back-to-school action is also available in some european countries. The summer action will run until 5th September 2016. The company from Cupertino gives Beats Solo2 wireless headphones to every customer who purchases Apple's MacBook, a MacBook Air, a MacBook Pro, an iMac, a Mac Pro or a Mac mini in the Apple Education Store. If you buy an iPad Pro (both sizes), an iPad Air 2, an iPad mini 4 or an iPad mini 2, Apple Powerbeats2 provides wireless headphones. Also, when purchasing an iPhone 6, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus or an iPhone SE, there are free Powerbeats2 wireless headphones.

Apple's back-to-school action goes on for almost three months

In the current promo for students, Apple lures with beats wireless headphones and discounts on Mac and iPad. Students who are now buying a qualified Mac, iPad or iPhone for the university get discounts on the wireless headsets of beats. The Beats Solo2 Wireless headphones allow users to choose from black, blue, red, white, gold, rose gold, silver, or space gray. Also the colors yellow, blue and red from the Active Collection are available.

The Powerbeats2 Wireless Headphones are available in red, black, sport black, sport white or also from Active Collection in red, yellow and blue. Alternatively, buyers of an iPads or iPhones can also buy the Beats Solo2 Wireless headphones. However, in this case, they must pay the price difference between the headphones, 100 euros. Anyone accessing Apple's back-to-school summer action should not be confused. After the selection of the Mac, iPads or iPhones and the headphone, the price of the headphone is included in the total price.

According to Apple, this offer applies to purchases made between June 15, 2016 and September 5, 2016 by individuals from the education sector in a participating Apple Store or participating Apple Online Store. If the Mac is returned without the beats headphones from this offer, the amount to be refunded will be reduced by the full purchase price of the headphones. The other case: if the headphones are returned, the Mac must be returned to return the full price. There is only one pair of headphones for every qualified product category. This offer is valid while stocks last.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Beats Announces First Headphones under Apple

Beats Solo2 Wireless Headphones
Beats Solo2 Wireless Headphones 

Beats has recently announced its first new product, Solo2 wireless headphones, since its acquisition by Apple. Apple has agreed to acquire the acclaimed subscription streaming music service Beat Music and Beats Electronic, which produces the popular Beats headphones, audio software and speakers.

Beats co-founders, Jimmy Iovine and Dr Dre, as part of the acquisition, would be joining Apple who is acquiring the two companies for a sum of $3billion. The purchase price consists of around $2.6 billion and approximately $400 million that will vest over a period of time.

Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO comments that `music is an important part of life and holds a special place in the hearts at Apple and hence they have been investing in music and are bringing together these extraordinary team in order to continue to create the most innovative music products and services in the world’.

 Jimmy Iovine adds that `he had always known in his heart that Beats belong with Apple and the idea started when the company was inspired by Apple’s unmatched ability to marry culture and technology. Apple’s deep commitment to music fans, songwriters, artist and the music industry is something special’.

Largest Acquisition made by Apple

The deal is the largest acquisition ever made by Apple. Beats Electronics is the maker of a wide range of audio equipment, car audio systems besides headphones, audio software and the company is well known for its brand of high end consumer headphones and speakers.

The company had relationship with Monster and HTC earlier and its headphones as well as portable speaker line had a great presence at Apple Retail Store locations. In late January, the company had also launched a music subscription services to compete with Spotify, Pandora as well as Apple’s iTunes Radio though the service is young, had reportedly added about 200,00 subscribers since its launch.

The headphone can be connected to any chosen music player through Bluetooth and would be going on sale this month in the US for about $300 in black/blue, white and red. Besides the wireless capabilities, the updated headphones do not differ radically from Solo2 on ear headphones, joining Powerbeats2 earbuds and Studio headphones in Beats wireless products.

Headphones with Built-in Rechargeable Battery

The headphones come with a built-in rechargeable battery which can run up to 12 hours of wireless playback time and should one forget to charge the headphones or the battery goes off, all that is needed is to just plug in the RemoteTalk cable and use the pair wired while continuing with your music.

Moreover Users can receive calls, skip songs as well as adjust the volume levels with the use of the `b’ button and volume buttons on the ear cup, expecting good hours of wireless playback, according to the company. Beats President, Luke Wood has commented that `they are taking the most popular headphone in the world and adding wireless Bluetooth functions to it.

The Solo2 is a world class headphone lauded for its acoustics and it joins the growing family of successful wireless products’. It was reported that Apple has officially closed on the deal to purchase Beat Electronic for $3B where Apple had announced the deal in an official press release.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Apple in Talks to Acquire Beats Electronics

Apple, it has been reported is in talks to acquire Beats Electronics, the high end headphone company and streaming music created by Dr, Dre and Jimmy Iovine, a deal which is worth $3.2 billion and according to Financial Times, the deal is likely to be announced if the negotiations works our well in the next week.

It is reported that Apple would be paying the deal amount for the company, a sum which dwarfs the $404 million that Apple spent to acquire NeXT in the year 1996 and is one of the largest purchase as of date. As per its last earnings call, Apple had around $150 billion in cash on hand with plenty for coverage on large acquisition.

Beats Streaming Service

Besides, its line of bass boasting ear pieces, Beats has been in the competitive market for subscription streaming services with mobile offering, which unlike apple’s iTunes and iTunes Radio, offers ad-free on demand music listening for around $10 per month and if the deal goes through, Apple will be acquiring the subscription business together with Beat’s hardware division accompanied with Beats management team that will be reporting to Apple CEO, Tim Cook, as reported by Financial Times.

Beats at the moment has refrained from commenting on this and CNET though had contacted Apple will get back on hearing from them. Since Apple had long favourable relationship with Beats, their branded headphones lines are featured in both its physical Apple stores as well as the accessory section of its online store where the crux of the deal may turn out to be Beats Music.

Beat’s streaming service may become a central part of Apple’s music strategy after the launch of its online radio service of iTunes Radio last year. Moreover, Beats Music debuted with billing and marketing partnership with AT&T and as per reports has been swiftly growing.

Launch of Beats Music Service

Besides producing a range of popular premium headphones and speakers which Apple has currently been selling in its stores, Beats has also launched its Beats Music service which is a direct competitors to Spotify, Pandora as well as Apple’s own iTunes Radio service and is a subscription based on demand service which would be bolstering Apple’s free station based iTunes Radio service.

Beats Electronics purchase comes as Apple has been rumoured to be working on a complete revamp of iTunes, to boost the declining sales in music. Part of this revamping would include an on demand streaming music service similar to Spotify though the company may intend to purchase Beats instead of designing its own service from the ground level. Subscription for Beats Music is available for $9.99 per month is focused on curation.

Moreover the company had also hired experts in music from popular radio station across the country to create stations and playlist from the service’s twenty million song catalogue and it is yet not clear if Apple would be keeping the Beats Music format intact if it intends acquiring the company though the curation would be fitting well with the iTunes music stores that would be offering music choice which would be picked by Apple editors. Do get back to Macmyth to get some insight on the latest information on Apple Technology.