Bose speakers and headphones have long been a staple of Apple retail, but Apple has now removed Bose products from its online store. It’s anticipated that Apple will soon remove Bose products from its physical stores as well. This may have been planned from the time Apple acquired Beats Electronics, but many believe it’s linked to an exclusive sponsorship deal Bose has signed with the NFL, which bars players from wearing Beats headphones on camera. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was fined $10,000 by the NFL for wearing Beats headphones during a press conference.
Subscribe today so you don’t miss any TidBITS articles!
Every week you’ll get tech tips, in-depth reviews, and insightful news analysis for discerning Apple users. For over 33 years, we’ve published professional, member-supported tech journalism that makes you smarter.
Registration confirmation will be emailed to you.