Ever since Apple acquired beats for a massive sum of $3.2 billion, there have been various speculations about what the company intends to do with the company. It is now being reported that the Cupertino-based tech giant might join the forces of iTunes and Beats Music app to create an all new streaming service.
According to a report by Business Insider, the Apple might be secretly working on a new streaming service. This will let the users play the music online for a fee instead of just downloading them as they did with iTunes.
The new service will absorb the powers of curation from [...]
It’s good to see entertainment professionals engaging in technological innovation. We saw Dr.Dre managing his multi-billion dollar audio equipment company, then we saw Ashton Kutcher working on some amazing tablets and notebook for Lenovo. Now Justin Timberlake has partnered with a company called AfterMaster to boost the quality of the audio on any device.
AfterMaster takes any music you are playing and tunes it in real time to give the best possible audio output. The company has partnered with ON Semiconductor, who has put AfterMaster’s technology on a chip. This chip can be embedded in TVs, headphones, laptops [...]
Reports are coming in that HTC is indeed about to sell its stake back to Beats. In 2010, HTC owned 50 percent of Beats, before selling half last year for $150 million. The remaining 25 percent has increased in price considerably since then, as the new deal will close at $265 million.
It seems that Beats has already taken on a new partner in the form of Carlyle Group, which is said to be investing $500 million into Beat’s expansion efforts.
“We are confident that Beats will continue to drive innovation and growth in the premium audio accessory market, particularly as the proliferation of smart phones and tablets stimulate increased consumption of digital [...]
The HTC Sensation XE has been a low baller in India, especially because it was launched soon after the Sensation, added only minor improvements that made major differences. Here is our review.Build Quality
The Sensation XE, just like is predecessor, is built in a unibody fashion, with a sold structure and aluminum back panel with rubber edges. The front of the device has an outward curved gorilla glass which is shatter and scratch resistant. The HTC Sensation XE is superbly built and will last a lifetime by designers who took everything into perspective from the aesthetics to the [...]
The HTC Sensation XE is the first phone in India with the Beats Audio integration with HTC. The device is a standard HTC Sensation on heavy steroids. Watch our video below and stay tuned for the full review and comparison with industry standards.
The device is an easy way for the company to revive the dying sales of their flagship phones from companies like Samsung.
HTC has launched the Rezound for the Verizon networks in the US. Formerly known as the HTC Vigor, the device features a 4.3-inch 720p display, a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, with 1GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage / 16GB on microSD card, 1,620mAh battery, WiFi and Bluetooth 3.0.
The handset will come Ice Cream Sandwich-ready, but currently has Sense 3.5 skinned on top of Gingerbread 2.3.4. The device also has a 8 megapixel camera with f/2.2 sensor (capable of 1080p video capture). The box will also contain a pair of custom Beats Headphones like the one you see in the images below.
HTC has finally intro’d the long rumored HTC Sensation XE, the new smartphone will have a revamped 1.5 GHz processor and beats audio. Now the unit itself essentially is the same with a qHD display (540 X 960) resolution and boasts a larger 1730mAh battery.
This Special edition unit will come with a set of Beats by DRE Headphones and 8/16GB microSD cards and a remote control that allows audio track management. The Sensation XE is slated to launch in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East sometime this month. So you can expect the device to hit our Review labs sooner than later.
HTC has had a highly profitable quarter, the company decided to buy into Beats by Dre ( the wonderful audio equipment manufacturer)
HTC says in the Press Release (below) that they have been working with Beats By Dre for some time and will have devices by the end of this fall.
The HTC and Beats by Dr. Dre partnership is an opportunity for two world-class companies to redefine the smart phone industry and define the future. For Beats by Dr. Dre, this represents a critical step in our continued mission to clean up the destruction of audio caused by the digital revolution; and reengineer how sound is delivered so that the consumer feels the music the way that the artist [...]