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A smidge over two months after Apple announced its plan to nab Dr. Dre's headphone and music streaming interests, the folks in Cupertino have officially welcomed Beats to the family. The US government didn't seem to take issue with the purchase, giving the final stamp of approval. Both sides have

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Let's face it, most headphones pack a pretty short features list, and the majority of us are just fine with that. There's wired and wireless, on-ear and over-ear, with all of them coming at a range of prices and catering to varying sonic sensibilities. We've seen social-minded cans pop up as of la

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Apple is making things official: Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics belongs to Cupertino, and it cost them $3 billion. Rumors had circulated that CEO Tim Cook was interested in nabbing up the audio accessory and music-streaming outfit, corroborated by a beer-drenched video in which Dre himself declared t

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Let's face it. We all like music. If you're like those of us parked at Engadget HQ, you listen to hours of the stuff on a daily basis. This week, we're looking to help boost those audio experiences with Bluetooth speakers and both over-ear and in-ear headphones. Discounted items are ready to suit

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Sometimes you just have to march to the beat of a different drum. Or from that of a drum in your streaming library of choice. Either way, we've got a handful of portable audio options that could make said strides a bit more enjoyable. If fact, three of the four will tune out your surroundings enti

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Whether you prefer those on-the-go tunes to bump from on-ears, in-ears or a wireless speaker, today's smattering of discounted audio tech covers all of those bases. There's a range of price options too, suiting those that happen to be on even the tightest of budgets. The lowest Engadget Global Sco

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Jawbone's original Jambox made Bluetooth portable speakers a mass-market hit. Since then, though, Jawbone has started to lag behind as other companies have come out with better units that cost either the same price or less. Now, the $180 Mini Jambox is here with an even more portable design to hel

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! Today, we're talking portable audio. Head to the back to school hub to see the rest of the product guides as we add them throughout the month. Be sure to keep checking back; in early September, we'll be giving away a ton of gear. College isn't cheap --

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