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Apple’s long-delayed BeatsX wireless headphones will be released February 10

Following delays of both the latest W1-powered wireless earphones from Beats By Dre and its own AirPods,, Apple will finally begin officially selling the BeatsX earphones on February 10.

Apple exec Jimmy Iovine talks Apple Music expansion

There are a lot of alternatives in the world of streaming entertainment. Apple Music is one of many occupying that space, and its exec Jimmy Iovine has an idea about where things are headed.

Everything Apple debuted at its iPhone 7 event in one big roundup

Apple's September 7 event was home to a number of big announcements. From the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus to the Apple Watch 2 to a slew of new Beats headphones. Here's everything we saw at the monstrous event.
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Leaked email hints at a new line of Beats headphones at Apple’s September 7 event

According to a leaked email, Apple may be gearing up to launch a new line of Beats headphones on September 7. The launch of the new headphones could address the rumored lack of a headphone jack for Apple's new iPhone 7.

Apple Music arrives tomorrow. Learn everything you need to know in 2 minutes 1:59

Should you switch from Spotify to Apple Music when it arrives on June 30? On this episode of Explained, we offer a quick run-down of the features on Apple's new streaming service to help you decide.
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Beats By Dre headphones teardown finds metal parts included just to add weight

Maybe the most striking part of a recent Beats By Dre headphones teardown was the discovery that about a third of the overall weight of the product comes from four metal parts included “for the sole purpose of adding weight.”
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Too hot to handle: Apple recalls Beats Pill XL after speakers cause burns

Apple's issuing a voluntary recall of the Beats Pill XL after some units were found to overheat. One unit caused burns, and another damage to a desk. The company's offering refunds to those who mail in the defective speaker.

Apple limiting free options on its upcoming streaming music service

We haven't had any official confirmation of a new music streaming app from Apple, but most people agree one is on the way — and it sounds like there won't be much free material on offer.

After hiccups, Jay-Z’s forray into the streaming music biz moves forward (Update)

Jay Z's multi-million dollar bid to take on Spotify and iTunes with new streaming music service appears to be a go after minority shareholders initially attempted to block the sale.

Is Twitter Music in trouble? Project’s leader, Bob Moczydlowsky, calls it quits

Bob Moczydlowsky is abandoning his post as head of Twitter Music. We've got the details, plus analysis on what this means for Twitter Music.

Monster slaps Beats and co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine with a lawsuit

Monster filed a lawsuit against Beats, alleging that Beats purposely left out Monster from its dealings and that Beats was essentially bullying Monster around. Beats has yet to reply to the lawsuit.