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Why Isn't The Guy Who Designed Beats Going To Work For Apple Too?

When Apple bought Beats earlier this week, it also got two high-profile new employees. Dr Dre is going to work for Apple. So is music mogul Jimmy Iovine. But there’s one surprise: Robert Brunner, the industrial designer behind Beats, is not coming along for the ride. Maybe because he worked at Apple 25 years ago.


It's Official: Apple Just Bought Beats

It’s official: Apple’s dropping $US3 billion on a headphone empire. But more than a blockbuster headphone brand and a promising streaming music service, Apple is getting two of the smartest music and entertainment minds in the world. Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine work for Apple now, and that’s a potentially revolutionary combination.


Beats Sale Seemingly Confirmed By Dr Dre In Facebook Video

Yesterday’s news of Apple’s plan to buy Beats for $US3.2 billion seems to have been confirmed by Dr Dre himself, if this video, posted to Facebook by actor Tyrese Gibson, is anything to go by.


Studio Beats By Dr Dre Headphones Review: Gizmodo Reader Video

Love or hate the Beats By Dr Dre Headphones line, it’s hard to deny that they’ve done a good job on the marketing front. But how do they sound? Giz reader Daniel tunes in.


You Know What Headphones Need More Of? Gaudy Crystals

Or at least that appears to be the thinking behind these limited edition Swarovski crystal embedded Dre Beats Studio Headphones.


Dr Dre’s Beats Go Wireless (But Where’s The AirPlay?)

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.


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.


HTC Buys Beats: All Your Bass Are Belong To Them

HTC just shouted to the world that it has made a massive investment in Beats By Dre to the tune of $US300 million. Here’s what it means for everyone involved — especially you.


Beats By Dr Dre Get A Chrome Paintjob And $1,000 Price Tag

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, plenty of people seem to have a pair of Beats by Dr Dre headphones. Mind you, plenty of people watch reality TV shows. And eat MaccyDs. I do think these special limited-edition chrome ones look great though, but at $US1,000 each you’ve got to be a special kind of deranged to cough up for one of the 50 pairs. [Colorware via ChipChick via BornRich]


Dr Dre Working On Instrumental Interpretation Of How Planets Sound

Turns out that closet astronomy lover Dr Dre is working on a highly experimental, entirely instrumental surround sound interpretation of how planets sound. He decided to take on this project after spending two years “learning the personalities of each planet”.


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