By this time in early May, the speculations were all but verified. Media might have been the first to tell Apple’s purchase of Beats Electronics was a confirmed deal. Although the rumblings began a month earlier, both firms stayed silent. That is, until Dr. Dre’s pompous post on Facebook that was only live for a (reasonably) short time.
It is one thing to talk about sensitive business data in a social post, but it is a different thing completely to basically declare the agreement was concluded. It was impartially a crazy thing to watch unfold. The official declaration would not come May 28, 2018, when Apple put a bow on its $3 Billion buyout with a photo and press release. That price tag still stays most expensive acquirement by Apple.
Maybe the best account of those occasions comes from Jimmy Iovine (Beats co-founder). He discovered about the video when Sean Combs made contact with him.
“We had gone for like 6 Weeks without leaking the news,” Iovine claimed to the media. “This thing is loud and thing has leaked.” He claimed that he warned Dre “do not move” that weekend.
On a related note, it did not take long to learn more about Beats’ counterpart to the AirPods. The media team has found that iOS 12.2 comprises imagery for the Powerbeats Pro, an all-wireless device set targeted more at the gyming crowd. From a cursory peek, they are cosmetically same to the 2016’s Powerbeats 3. The difference, certainly, is that shortage of cabling—such as the AirPods, you will slip them to get a recharge into a case. It is not fix thing if the case itself is compatible with wireless power. There are not many technological details accessible, even though they will support “Hey Siri” similar to new AirPods.