Originally Posted by kscherer
It's interesting the very different design paths that Apple is on between AirPods and Beats. They own both companies, and the sale of both products is off the charts. Clearly, there is a different customer for each, as your post clearly demonstrates.
(My long-held dream is that they do something similar for the Mac, where there's an "Orange" brand that offers macOS computers that address different markets, thus not muddling the Apple brand and also not having to open macOS up for licensing.)