Beats By Dr. Dre Headphones From $17 Teardown Were Actually Counterfeit

Beats By Dr. Dre Headphones From $17 Teardown Were Actually Counterfeit

Hey, remember when we shared a post where an expert took apart a set of Beats headphones and estimated that the parts they contained were worth maybe 17 bucks? Those were fun times. The story proved our suspicions about pricey electronics, and didn’t really surprise anyone. Guess what, though? Those headphones were fakes. [More]

Apple Buys Beats Electronics And Music For $3 Billion In Its Largest Acquisition Yet

Apple Buys Beats Electronics And Music For $3 Billion In Its Largest Acquisition Yet

Listen up, music fans. If you use Beats headphones or listen to Beats streaming music service, there’s a new company in charge of servicing your ears: Apple has confirmed that it’s buying Beats Electronics LLC for $3 billion, which includes both the streaming-music service as well as its headphones business. [More]

Police: Headphone Thieves Dressed Up As Target Workers, Choked Employee

Police: Headphone Thieves Dressed Up As Target Workers, Choked Employee

If you saw someone at Target wearing a red shirt and khakis, would you pay attention to what they were carrying? Probably not, since they’d just appear to be hard-working employees. According to police, that’s how two men were able to infiltrate a Colorado Target store, steal pricey headphones, and escape through an emergency exit. [More]