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Review: iBeats by Dr. Dre

updated 02:25 pm EST, Sun January 16, 2011

We test Monster's iBeats for iPhone and iPod

The premise of the Beats by Dr. Dre line of headphones from Monster is that people "aren't hearing all the music;" much of the time, however, that has meant premium audio out of the range of most listeners. The iBeats earbuds are targeted squarely at the army of white-earbud-wearing iPhone and iPod owners making their first leap beyond the pack-in earbuds. We'll find out in an iBeats review if the lower $120 asking price still provides a good trade-up from Apple's iconic audio.

by MacNN Staff



  1. facebook_Clarence

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    Joined: Jan 2011


    No thanks

    You can get better ear things for half the price, and it won't be all black and red and goofy looking like these.

  1. climacs

    Joined: Dec 1969



    someone has to get this economy kickstarted by wasting money on overpriced cr.ap

  1. climacs

    Joined: Dec 1969


    something to be said

    for a decent pair of earbuds that are comfy and stay in your frickin' ears, but you can get a way decent pair of buds by Sony (which means they are already a tad overpriced) for $60 or less and they will have iPhone/iPod controls built in.

    $120 for earbuds? Yow. What's Dre's cut, 50%?

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