Apple unveils Beats Pill+ portable Bluetooth speaker for $229; comes with Lightning port for charging

Apple unveils Beats Pill+ portable Bluetooth speaker for $229; comes with Lightning port for charging

Beats today unveiled its first product — the Beats Pill+ — after being acquired by Apple last year. The Bluetooth speaker is just a wee bit larger than the Pill XL that was discontinued by the company due to fire hazard issue. The Pill+ features a flattened bottom and top to make it more stable when placed on a table or desk. The volume and power controls have been moved to the top of the device for easier and quick access. Internally, the Pill+…

Apple Offers Discounts on Beats EP headphones and Beats Pill+ Speaker

Apple Offers Discounts on Beats EP headphones and Beats Pill+ Speaker

…s-branded products, including a speaker and headphones. The speaker is the Beats Pill+, which normally retails for $229.95, and it’s been dropped by $30 — down to $199.00. The other discounted product is the Beats EP on-ear headphones, which normally retail for $129.95. Those are now priced at $99.00, so another $30 discount in place. The sale prices are probably in place for a limited time, and while they aren’t huge discounts, at least it’s some…

How to Find and Remove Duplicate Files on Your Mac

How to Find and Remove Duplicate Files on Your Mac

…e file and you’ll see a preview in the right. Confirm that they really are duplicates. Now, hover over the duplicate file’s path to expand it. Here you’ll get to know if a duplicate is in the Dropbox folder, Downloads folder, iTunes folder and so on. Using the checkmark next to the path, select the particular duplicate file you want to delete. It’s best to delete the duplicate that’s not in the Dropbox or iTunes library folder (as that particular…

Apple Offering $20-$30 Discount on Beats EP, urBeats, and Beats Pill+ Portable Speaker

Apple Offering $20-$30 Discount on Beats EP, urBeats, and Beats Pill+ Portable Speaker

…MSRP. The products available on discount include the Beats EP headphones, Beats Pill+ speaker, and urBeats earphones. The discount available on all the three products are as follows: The discount on all the three Beats products mentioned above is valid for all the colors that they are available in. The discounted pricing will be applicable until August 26 so you still have plenty of time to make up your mind on whether you should pull the trigger…

Beats Pill+ Bluetooth speaker now available to buy for $229.95

Beats Pill+ Bluetooth speaker now available to buy for $229.95

…between October 30 and November 3. So, not much of a difference there. The Beats Pill+ features Bluetooth-connectivity, so connecting it to your iPhone, iPod touch or even your MacBook should be relatively painless and quick. It’s equipped with an active 2-way crossover system, which Apple says will offer an optimized sound field for dynamic range and clarity. It also offers charging by way of a Lightning cable, so even if you lose the one that co…

Apple launches Beats Pill+ iOS and Android apps to control the Bluetooth speaker

Apple launches Beats Pill+ iOS and Android apps to control the Bluetooth speaker

…in light of the speaker becoming available, Apple has released a brand new Beats Pill+ app, which will let owners control certain aspects of the speaker. That includes being able to check the power level of the speaker, link multiple speakers together, keep tabs on and download software updates and more. According to Apple’s official description of the app, there are three different modes that can be access from the app: The app is available right…

Apple has filed trademarks for Beats 2, 3, 4, and 5 radio stations

Apple has filed trademarks for Beats 2, 3, 4, and 5 radio stations

…d Trademark Office in November of 2015, and include the matching marks for Beats 2, Beats 3, Beats 4, and Beats 5. As of the time of this writing, the patent applications are currently under review. They were initially submitted by Apple in November. On top of the applications themselves, each of them are filed under the streaming music- and broadcasting-related categories, and each of them are assigned to “Beats Electronics, LLC.” The logos that…

DJ Zane Lowe opens up about Apple Music, Dr Dre, Beats 1 and more

DJ Zane Lowe opens up about Apple Music, Dr Dre, Beats 1 and more

…his point, and that The Weeknd is the top artist. Many have suggested that Beats 1, and the hosts promoting the music, have leaned heavily towards hip-hop since Beats 1 debuted, but Lowe apparently doesn’t see it that way. Lowe goes a bit into detail about the first time that he ever met Dr. Dre in an interesting story, looking back at his trip to Los Angeles for Grammy’s week, and a meeting that was scheduled at Jimmy Iovine’s home to talk about…

Apple officially shutting down Beats Music on November 30

Apple officially shutting down Beats Music on November 30

…Music. The updated support document boasts that Apple Music is better than Beats Radio with its curated playlists, a 24/7 global radio, and more. Beats Music ends on November 30. Your subscription will be cancelled, but you can move your picks and preferences over to Apple Music right now. All the pros that curated music for you are still crafting more amazing experiences. Plus, on Apple Music, you’ll get even better recommendations based on music…