CES – Monster teams up with Dr Dre

  You might think that a trip to the renowned cable and interconnect manufacturer Monster's stand at CES would be about as riveting as watching

You might think that a trip to the renowned cable and interconnect manufacturer Monster's stand at CES would be about as riveting as watching paint dry on Keane, and the products about as sexy as Kerry Katona at closing time.  But you forgot about Dre. The mo'fos at Monster are keen to demonstrate that they do a helluva lot more than offer cabling solutions, so they've teamed up with the legendary producer to create a new pair of high-end wireless headphones which look pretty awesome.

The premium "Beats" 'phones have apparently been co-designed by the Big D and offer the "low bass, punch and clarity" intended by producers. As they were hidden behind glass, we'll have to take Dre's word for it. They will be available later in the year and the US price will be around $400.

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