Dr. Dre Is Gunning Directly for AppleSam Biddle10/10/11 2:40pmFiled to: BlockquoteBeats by dredr dreBeats ElectronicsHtc128EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkWhat's occasional rapper Dr. Dre up to, besides rapping, sometimes? Planning to beat every single electronics company except Apple, GlobalGrind reports.AdvertisementIn a recent interview, Dre said he's got ambition far beyond hawking somewhat-overpriced headphones. When asked about his gadget dreams, he revealed their loftiness:Oh nah, I am not nervous about anything! I am trying to be number 2 to Apple, and number 2 to Apple is not a bad position to be in.He's completely right! About being number 2 to Apple being a great position. But about Beats Electronics reaching that point? Forget about it, Dre. The firm made $300 million by selling the goods to HTC—Apple's worth well over $200 billion. To say nothing of the fact that it invents and sells a huge range of historically innovative products beyond headphones and branded laptop speakers.