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iOS 13.3 reveals details on Apple’s upcoming Powerbeats4 earbuds

iOS 13.3 reveals details on Apple’s upcoming Powerbeats4 earbuds

Apple is preparing to launch a new Powerbeats4 model of wireless earbuds, at least based on a discovery found in the recently released iOS 13.3. The Powerbeats 4 would be the next iteration in the line following the Powerbeats3 model, which Apple currently sells for $199.99 USD. Based on the iOS 13.3 discovery, the Powerbeats4 will probably feature Apple's H1 proprietary chip.

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Beats Solo Pro Review – Active noise cancellation with an Apple core

Beats Solo Pro Review – Active noise cancellation with an Apple core

We're suddenly in a golden age for active noise cancelling headphones, and the Beats Solo Pro are aiming to oust the Bose from your bag with some Apple razzle-dazzle. The latest iteration of Beats' wildly successful headphones range, the Solo Pro were redesigned from scratch with Apple's H1 chipset at the heart, and a fully-automatic noise-cancelling system to keep the outside world at bay. Read on for the full review.

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Beats Solo Pro headphones add smarter active noise cancelling

Beats Solo Pro headphones add smarter active noise cancelling

Beats' most important headphones are getting a huge update, with the new Beats Solos Pro adding active noise cancellation to the best-selling wireless headphones. The new on-ear cans tap Apple's H1 chip for easier Bluetooth pairing, but Beats has added its own spin on how its Pure Adaptive Noise Cancelling (Pure ANC) system interacts with the outside world.

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AppleCare+ now includes AirPods, Beats headphones

AppleCare+ now includes AirPods, Beats headphones

Apple's products are no longer just Macs and iPhones or even iPads. It has recently billed itself as a privacy-oriented services company but it also makes a profit out of accessories, including wearables and, of course, its own brand of audio products. As if to emphasize that aspect, Apple has now added its AirPods and some Beats headphones to its extended warranty program via a rather affordable AppleCare+.

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New Beats Powerbeats Pro colors arrive for preorder this week

New Beats Powerbeats Pro colors arrive for preorder this week

The Beats Powerbeats Pro wireless earbuds revealed in early April and initially released in May will be arriving in new colors starting this week. The three new color options will go up for preorder on Apple's website starting on August 22, giving consumers a chance to nab a unit ahead of the planned shipping and store rollout on August 30.

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Powerbeats Pro Review: AirPods tech gets the sound it deserves

Powerbeats Pro Review: AirPods tech gets the sound it deserves

The Beats Powerbeats Pro aren't going to do much to end step-sibling rivalry in Cupertino, but some healthy family competition pays dividends for music fans. AirPods have shared their toys, in the shape of the Apple H1 Bluetooth chip, and Powerbeats Pro have run with it, adding features and talents that could well overshadow Apple's already-iconic white earbuds.

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Beats’ Powerbeats Pro get a release date

Beats’ Powerbeats Pro get a release date

The new Powerbeats Pro will hit shelves next month, Beats has confirmed, announcing pre-order dates and release information for the hotly-anticipated wireless earbuds. Announced earlier in April, the Powerbeats Pro borrow the wireless tech of Apple's AirPods 2 but then wrap it up in a form-factor probably more satisfying to fitness fans, among others.

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Powerbeats Pro gets some bad launch news

Powerbeats Pro gets some bad launch news

At the beginning of April, Apple and Beats officially revealed the Powerbeats Pro - a new set of wireless earbuds that had been rumored for quite some time in the lead up to that unveiling. Seemingly positioned as an alternative to AirPods 2, Apple and Beats announced that Powerbeats Pro would be available in four different colors: black, moss, ivory, and navy. We're learning today that only one of those colors will be available on launch day, with the rest coming down the pipeline later.

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Beats Powerbeats Pro pair AirPods 2 tech and sports fit

Beats Powerbeats Pro pair AirPods 2 tech and sports fit

Pulled the trigger on those new AirPods yet? Not so fast: the Beats Powerbeats Pro have arrived, packing the same Apple H1 chip as the second-generation AirPods but pairing it with noise isolation, sweat resistance, and even more battery life.

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Powerbeats Pro leaked, looking like sporty AirPods

Powerbeats Pro leaked, looking like sporty AirPods

Inside the software iOS 12.2 was a hidden bit of hardware, a pair of earbuds made by Apple in the Beats brand. These are called Powerbeats Pro, and they won't likely be cheap. It would appear like these headphones are extremely similar to AirPods in several respects - most obvious of all in their wireless nature - but they're living in a Beats design universe.

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Beats wireless earphones tipped as AirPods 2 alternative

Beats wireless earphones tipped as AirPods 2 alternative

Earlier this week, Apple made a few different product announcements, first announcing a new iPad Air and iPad mini, then the next day upgrading the iMac with some new silicon. The company topped off its string of product announcements by revealing a pair of 2nd-generation AirPods on Wednesday. Even with these new AirPods out in the open, Apple may not be done launching wireless earphones, as a new rumor claims that Beats is gearing up to release a truly wireless version of its PowerBeats earphones.

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Apple’s headphones: Let’s look at plans at the USPTO

Apple’s headphones: Let’s look at plans at the USPTO

Remember when Apple acquired Beats by Dre, and they suddenly cornered the headphones market worldwide? Since that happened, the company released a pair of wireless earbuds - not Beats earbuds, but Apple-branded. It's not as though Beats was ever the biggest brand in earbuds, but still - now Apple sells their own earbuds in the same store as Beats brand audio equipment. Now it would seem that Apple's readying themselves to release their own version of the Beats flagship: over-ear headphones.

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