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Apple's Deal With Beats Might Be Delayed Because 'It's Complicated'

Apple’s $3.2 billion acquisition of headphone and music heavyweight Beats Electronics was announced with much fanfare, but since that initial flurry of activity, everything has been a little quiet. Billboard suggests that might be because there are some problems with the deal — and they’re to do with the big differences in culture between the two brands.


Beat 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 planes, clubs and footpaths 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.


Satellite Photo Shows Giant, Monster-Like Biological Shape At Loch Ness

Is that the Loch Ness monster in this satellite photo used by Apple Maps? Or at least something that looks like a giant biological form underwater? It’s similar to the shape spotted in Google’s satellite imagery.


These Unbelievable Monsters With Seven Legs Are Actually Real Frogs

Brandon Ballengée made these beautiful prints of “terminally deformed frogs found in nature” using a clearing and staining process. He then scanned the bodies with a high resolution scanner. The results are fascinating.


Monster Is Making Gaming Headphones For EA Sports

Monster, after having tried to replace Dr Dre with anything they could think of last year, is now trying its hand at making gaming headphones. Called MVP Carbon, Monster teamed up with EA Sports to create a giant Monster made headset complete with a microphone.


Nokia Lumia 920 Australian Hands-On: The Gorgeously Familiar Future Is Here

Microsoft is charging forward into a colourful new future, and it’s dragging Nokia by the ears with it as a serious hardware partner for Windows Phone. The first Windows Phone 8 device on the market will be the Nokia Lumia 920. This is Nokia’s coming out party, Microsoft’s mobile mitzvah and Lumia’s naming ceremony. With so much riding on it, does it match the hype?


Monster Katana Ears-On: This Sounds Too Good To Be Bluetooth

I just got a chance to listen to Monster’s forthcoming Katana — a six-speaker, 400W (!) Bluetooth system — and it’s incredible. A Bluetooth audio system has never sounded better. Monster’s new innovations in wireless technology might be the next big thing.


Smart HDMI Cables Tell You If You're Getting An SD, HD Or 4K Signal

It’s no secret that you don’t have to spend a small fortune on the HDMI cables connecting your home theatre gear. But that doesn’t stop Monster from charging hundreds of dollars for its cords, justifying the costs with features like glowing signal indicators.


Monster Gratitude Headphones Review: Shining Stars You Can't Take Anywhere

Beats by Dre headphones are great for listening to hip hop and looking cool around the city. But if you’re not into their bottom-heavy sound, you’re left out of the party.


Is Harvey Norman Misleading Customers About Monster Cable?

Monster Cable has a long history of making outrageous claims about superiority to justify its high price tag. But the latest effort appears to be even more outrageous than ever before, with a Harvey Norman store allegedly comparing a Monster cable to a composite cable, without informing the customer.


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