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Beats By Dre: The Exclusive Inside Story of How Monster Lost the World

There's never been anything like Beats By Dre. The bulky rainbow headphones are a gaudy staple of shopping centres, planes, clubs, and pavements everywhere: as mammoth, beloved, and expensive as their namesake. But Dr. Dre didn't just hatch the flashy lineup from his freight-train chest: The venture began as an unlikely partnership between a record-industry powerhouse and a boutique audio company best known for making expensive HDMI cables. Read More >>

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Tim Tebow's Press Conference Sucked, or Why the Celebrity Headphone Trend Is Idiotic

At the end of December, a PR agency representing Tim Tebow's new signature line of Soul brand headphones—model number SL300, £225 retail—emailed us to invite us to a CES event at which Tebow himself would be showcasing his headphones and "speaking with the media." The event was total bullshit. Just like celebrity headphones. Read More >>

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Internet's Cutest Dog Endorses World's Dumbest Headphones

Boo the Dog, for whom a large portion of the web has a zeal that borders on sexual, just became the latest shill in the Beats by Dre money machine. Reminder: this animal makes more money than you do. Read More >>

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Beats Pill Review: Can Dr. Dre Deliver the Cure for the Common Bluetooth Speaker?

First, Jabra brought us the Solemate, a Bluetooth speaker that looks like a shoe. Now, Beats by Dre, purveyor of fashionista friendly headphones, has introduced us to the Pill. It looks—you guessed it—like a giant gelcap. And its Bluetooth sound sure could use a spoonful of sugar. Read More >>

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Will.i.am Unveils Redesigned DeLorean Monstrosity

Oh Will.i.am, why do you have to go and ruin everything? I'm not the biggest Black Eyed Peas fan, but come on, over-tweeting just a little bit and almost tweeting next to the Queen, isn't that enough for your ego? Nope, it looks like you have to go and ruin the DeLorean too. Read More >>

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Lil Wayne Wearing £1 Million Beats by Dre Headphones Is a Diamond Studded Mess

I'm a big fan of Lil Wayne. I was with him before he became good (pre-Carter days) and totally support his placement atop the hip hop perch but Mr. Weezy F, I can't support you on this. What the hell are you doing wearing a $1 million diamond studded Beats by Dre headphones at a basketball game? Read More >>

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Beats Dumps Monster Over Headphones

Chips and ketchup, unicorns and glitter, Beats Electronics and Monster. One of these things just doesn't belong, one of these things is not like the others. After a five-year collaboration, the two companies have terminated their relationship but do hope to remain friends. Read More >>

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Monster Tries to Replace Dre With Lance Armstrong—Or Anything

Monster—a company once known for producing insanely nerdy speaker wire— changed headphones forever (for better or worse) with its fashionable, bass-heavy Beats by Dre line. Now that Monster's cash cow is HTC's cash cow, Monster is clearly on the hunt for new friends. Read More >>

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Dr. Dre’s Beats Go Wireless (But Where’s the @*##ing AirPlay?) (Ears On)

No Detox announced today! But Dr. Dre's commanding bass-heavy Beats empire expanded a little today with a wireless iteration of the Beatbox iPod and iPhone dock. Good: it'll probably be as low-end heavy as the headphones. Bad: Bluetooth. Read More >>

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Dr. Dre Is Gunning Directly for Apple

What's occasional rapper Dr. Dre up to, besides rapping, sometimes? Planning to beat every single electronics company except Apple, GlobalGrind reports. Read More >>

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50 Cent Will Make Dr. Dre Proud with These Headphones

It's been ages since I've mentioned Dre and 50 Cent in the same breath, but 50's new SYNC headphones remind me that he was once one of his proteges. These cans are pretty much his answer to the Beats by Dre headphones. Read More >>

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