Which Is More Annoying: Apple Earbuds or Beats By Dre? (Poll)

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If you're like us here at Billboard, the big news of Apple closing in on a $3.2 million purchase of Beats Electronics got you talking about headphones.

An awful lot of people own Beats By Dre and many, many others own the standard-issue earbuds that accompany the music-listening devices made by its soon-to-be parent company. And while these two models are quite popular, most sound quality aficionados would say they leave a bit to be desired.

In the poll below, let your voice be heard on what's worse -- the celebrity-endorsed, beat-heavy brand or those earbuds that came with your first iPod.

And regardless of what you say, you're probably not going to ruin Dr. Dre's good mood. The deal could make him hip-hop's first billionaire.


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