If you're in the market for a supremely stylish portable Bluetooth speaker, chances are that you're seriously considering the new Beats Pill+ right now. The Pill+ is the first portable speaker to come out of Beats since Apple purchased the brand a few years ago, and unlike the original and hugely popular Pill 2.0 speaker, the Pill+ has Apple's DNA written all over it. But as popular as the original Pill was, we never thought it sounded good enough to recommended. So how will the new Pill+ stand against some of the best portables you can buy right now? Let's find out!Read More
Beats is without question the world's most marketed headphone and audio brand in recent years. The company took a step in the right direction when it released the Studio 2 over-ear headphones late last year with much needed improvements in audio performance with the addition of a built-in rechargeable battery, and a polished redesign. And now Beats is repeating this revamping processes with the introduction of the Solo 2 headphones, which are coincidentally also the last pair Beats released as an independent company right before Apple acquired the brand for $3 billion.
As the successor of the Solo HD, the Solo 2 have an improved audio quality and share the same slick design language and a more resilient build quality of the Studio 2 headphones, but with a smaller and lighter portable on-ear style form factor. Can a new design and fine tuning persuade Beats skeptics into jumping onboard the Beats bandwagon that is high-priced, celebrity-endorsed headphones? There's only one way to find out.Read More
After nearly 5 years of conquering the world with its headphones, Beats decided it was time to release an updated model of its most successful pair of over-ear headphones to rule the sets of hip-hop music videos and countless celebrity noggins. These are the new Beats by Dre Studio 2, the second generation 2013 model which comes to us with a well deserved face lift, hardware improvements and a much needed complete sound signature overhaul. In a bombshell, the redesigned Studio headphones are better than the originals in every imaginable way. On paper. And that leaves us with the task of finding out whether or not Beats improved one of the world's most popular headphones. So, should you be rockin' them new Beats? Find out in out full in-depth review after the jump!Read More
We are on a roll in reviewing audio gear this month, this time we've got PureGear's PureBeats in-ear headset in for review. The PureBeats are a part of PureGear's signature collection of accessories that offer reasonably priced products for those who are on the go. Not to be confused with the much more expensive Beats line of in-ear headphones by Dre, the PureBeats promise deep bass tones and crispy sound clarity without putting a dent in your bank account. Don't miss out on the full review of the PureBeats right after the jump.