Man on Man Gold-Rimmed Segway CES Monster Love

How would you roll if you were a big baller CEO of one of the world's largest electronics companies? If you're Monster Cable CEO Noel Lee, on a tricked out gold-rimmed Segway of course. Oh, and look, a Segway-strapped admirer! » 1/10/12 5:40pm 1/10/12 5:40pm

Monster PowerNet 1G Is World's Fastest Powerline Adapter

Powerline network solutions have been getting better and better, with Belkin's Powerline HD claiming the current speed title—and Monster is now claiming the top of the line. » 1/06/10 1:35pm 1/06/10 1:35pm

Wattgate 381 "Audio Grade" Socket Is For Suckers Only

The Wattgate "Audio Grade" wall socket costs a mere $147, but the crisp, unmatchable sounds it will create in your home are positively priceless. » 10/25/09 4:00pm 10/25/09 4:00pm

Remainders - Things We Didn't Post

Microsoft Takes Aim at App Store's Useless Fluff...Monster Cable's Miles Davis Headphones Cost a Month's Rent...Baseless Analyst Speculation Over Google Hardware Makes Me Furious...New Partnership May Mean Cheaper Ebook Readers... » 10/21/09 11:59pm 10/21/09 11:59pm

Monster SuperThin HDMI Cables Really Are SuperThin

Monster's SuperThin HDMI cables aren't just marketing noise, they're real, and thinner than the anacondas most people have jacked into their TVs. RedMere's tech lets them skimp on heavy-gauge copper, so they're just 3.5mm around. » 6/10/09 10:00pm 6/10/09 10:00pm

Monster Cable Lowering Prices During Recession, Uh...Thanks?

Monster Cable, purveyors of grossly overpriced products, feel your pain during these tough financial times. That's why they are reducing their ridiculous prices to slightly less ridiculous prices during the recession. » 4/29/09 1:20pm 4/29/09 1:20pm

Engadget's Monster Cable Endorsement: "Monster Cable Sucks"

If you spotted this ad for Monster's Dr. Dre Beats headphones—which strips an out-of-context blurb from a news post—you'd think Engadget gave Monster Cable an awkward-sounding endorsement. But the mutilated sentence was lifted and applied without Engadget's permission. » 4/17/09 4:39pm 4/17/09 4:39pm

Monster Cable Sues Monster Transmission, Ensures Spot on DBag Company…

Monster Cable, suer of an incredible number of companies that just happen to have the word "Monster" in their names, has turned their attention to Monster Transmission. They make transmissions. » 4/09/09 2:55pm 4/09/09 2:55pm

Monster Offers White Version of Beats Headphones, Charges $700 For No…

If there's a company out there that engages in price gouging more blatantly than Monster, I've never heard of them. Today's offense: charging $700 for a pair of $350 headphones painted white. » 12/08/08 12:00pm 12/08/08 12:00pm

Monster Knows You Need Five Different Sprays to Clean Your iPhone,…

The professional bullshit artists and dumbass fleecers over at Monster have devised another way to remove money from the wallets of the ignorant: cleaning sprays. They've released five different sprays for five different types of devices: a camera spray, a cell phone spray, an iPhone spray (Buchanan posits that this… » 9/05/08 1:45pm 9/05/08 1:45pm

A Monster List of Things Monster Cable Will Soon Sue

Click to viewOf all the things Monster Cable has sued because their names are too similar, a mini golf company seemed like a line even they wouldn't cross. We were wrong. Looking back at their history, founder Noel Lee & Co. have sued Disney for Monsters, Inc., Bally Gaming for Monster Slots slot machines, the people… » 5/27/08 2:39pm 5/27/08 2:39pm

Monster Cable Sues Monster Mini Golf For, You Guessed It, Name Confusion

If people ever decide to wake up and stop paying the huge markups for Monster Cable for technology that's not even here yet, Monster can go into another business: selling balls. They've sure got an excess, seeing as they're following up a suit against another cable company because the connectors are too similar with a… » 5/27/08 12:59pm 5/27/08 12:59pm

Blue Jeans Cable Calls BS on Monster Cable Patent Suit, Vows to Fight…

Bullshit patent suits are annoying when it's a do-nothing patent holder trying to extract cash from fat corporate wallets, but even more so when it's a bigger company trying to muscle over little ones. Like Monster Cable suing Blue Jeans Cable for having connectors that looked like theirs. Blue Jeans' CEO, a former… » 4/15/08 3:30pm 4/15/08 3:30pm

Monster Cable Has Cojones of Steel, C&Ds Blue Jeans Cable Because Their

It's really, really tough to like Monster Cable as a company. Everyone knows how they mark up their prices and how a coat hanger may even be as good as their cables under short distances, but their business practices aren't much better either. They're following up up their last legal maneuver against a clothing… » 4/14/08 6:40pm 4/14/08 6:40pm

Question of the Day: Do You Use Expensive Cable or Generic Cable?

The debate between expensive cable and generic cable has raged on for ages now, with the manufacturers of high-end products receiving quite a bashing for their high prices. So, even with all of the negative press about expensive cable being a waste of money, we have to ask: Do you use expensive cable or generic cable? » 3/25/08 8:15pm 3/25/08 8:15pm

The Real Reasons Monster Cables Cost So Much

We've really dug into whether Monster Cables (or other "premium" brands) are worth the extra cash you've gotta fork over, asking things lke, "Does it really make your audio/video more pristine?" or "Are they better than coat hangers?" And that's the wrong approach. What about the love, sweat and tears that go into… » 3/21/08 10:12am 3/21/08 10:12am

Monster Cable iCableLink Adapts Proper Earphones with iPhone

Monster Cable, the cablemonger that never saw an $80 cable worth $7 it didn't like, reaches deep downmarket with iCableLink, letting you use a proper set of earphones with your iPhone instead of the included stock iPod buds. Uncharacteristically, it's reasonably priced.
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Dr. Dre Creates Beats By Dr. Dre Headphones with Monster Cable

Dr. Dre, the Chronic King, is making his first foray into consumer electronics, releasing a pair of headphones with none other than Monster. The $400 headphones will indeed feature "rich deep bass—a Dr. Dre trademark." Here's what the Doctor himself has to say: » 1/06/08 6:30pm 1/06/08 6:30pm

Monster Cable Founder Noel Lee Explains How He Got Started


In this exclusive GizVid, take a look at Monster Cable founder Noel Lee as he tells us the story of his beginnings. He studied finance and engineering, learned how electricity flows through wires, and then founded Monster, his company that sells expensive cables to unsuspecting consumers. He must have taken quite a… » 11/14/07 11:10am 11/14/07 11:10am