KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new research note outlining his expectations for Apple’s „acoustic accessories“ pipeline, claiming the company is working on both updated AirPods and „own-brand, high-end over-ear headphones“ with an „all-new design.“ The new over-ear headphones are said to debut in the fourth quarter of this year at the earliest. Apple to have own-brand, high-end over-ear headphones with all-new design; to be as convenient as AirPods with better sound quality; shipments to begin 4Q18F at earliest; Primax & SZS will be the key suppliers & will benefit from high ASPs. We believe that after AirPods and [...]
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, HTC introduced a next-generation virtual reality headset, the HTC Vive Pro. The Vive Pro features two OLED displays with a resolution of 2880 x 1600 and 615 pixels per inch, a 78 percent increase from the 2160 x 1200 resolution of the current Vive headset.
HTC says the higher resolution will bring sharper text and graphics for an improved overall experience.
The Vive Pro is designed to be lighter than the existing Vive, with integrated high-performance headphones and a more comfortable headstrap with a sizing dial. Dual microphones and active noice cancellation improve communication, and dual front-facing cameras are [...]
For this week’s giveaway, we’ve teamed up with IFROGZ to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win the IFROGZ Impulse Wireless Headphones.
The Impulse Wireless Headphones, priced at $60, are on-ear headphones that are designed to provide immersive, balanced sound with 40mm drivers.
The IFROGZ headphones are Bluetooth-equipped and work with all of Apple’s latest devices, and there are on-device buttons for turning the volume up, changing the track, and playing and pausing. If you don’t want to use Bluetooth, there’s also a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a built-in mic allows for calls.
IFROGZ uses AeroFoam padding on the [...]
We’re just a few days away from Black Friday in the United States, and today a few authorized Apple resellers — B&H Photo and Adorama — have kicked off holiday savings with discounts on a variety of Apple products and related accessories. These include deals on the latest iMacs, MacBook Pros, iPad Pros, Beats headphones, and even a few older models from previous generation devices.B&H Photo
For B&H Photo, the retailer has launched its Black Friday Apple sale with discounts that hit brand-new 2017 MacBook Pro and iMac models, and even include the Mac Pro and Mac mini from 2013 and 2014 respectively. A few discounts on Beats By Dre headphones [...]