Beats Electronics, operating under the Apple banner, has sustained its success in the audio hardware business and is still going on with its streaming radio service. Therefore, it seems as though Dr. Dre’s treasure shall be one of the first to go to the dark side: Android.
Specifically, this Android app from Apple — its second — complements the newly-released Beats Pill+, a $230 Bluetooth speaker. Some of the bells and whistles include basic audio controls over the woofer and tweeter, supervision over power levels, but also an interface to connect the Pill+ to two devices. [...]
There’s no denying that Apple doesn’t like to follow the rules when it comes to hiring people. Going to an interview for any job at Apple with a suit and a tie is code for not getting the job, and the company has become quite famous for its “lay back” culture requirements. If you thought Apple wanted to buy beats for its technology alone, it seems that things are actually focused on something different.
Apple is reportedly interested in bringing “culturally aware” managers from Beats to Apple. Credible sources mention that Apple is more [...]
Apple isn’t famous for big company acquisitions, and that’s the main reason why many of us were shocked with the news last week that the company was planning to purchase Beats by Dre for $3.2 billion. We’ve heard rumors that the company plans to revamp its music accessories, and at the same time bring better quality audio to iTunes music, but again these are just rumors. At the moment though, it seems that there is a hurdle that both companies are facing, and we get some details this morning.
If you thought that Apple was keeping this acquisition quiet, rumors [...]