3 years ago, I reviewed the first-generation Sony RX100, an amazing compact camera with outstanding performance. This year, Sony released its 4th-generation RX100, Mark 4. I requested Sony Singapore to lend me a unit so that I could review during the eventful holiday season. Features…

Beoplay H3 ANC Review

December 29, 2015 13

Last year when Bang & Olufsen launched the Beoplay H3 in Singapore, I took it for a spin and posted a review. When the new Beoplay H3 ANC is launched, B&O once again invited me to review this latest headset. Out of the Box The new Beoplay…

Despite being an audio lover since young, I have steered clear of using portable headphone amplifiers for my audio devices. My listening principle has always been to stay faithful to the original source. And my preference is always a neutral audio experience: responsive bass, detailed…

It’s pretty ingenious of Sony to name the latest audio headphone series as “h.ear”. The in-ear series are “h.ear in” while the on-ear series are “h.ear on”. To match the new colourful Sony Walkman A-series, the h.ear products come with identical set of matching colours.…

LG Singapore just informed me that the LG V10 will be finally launching in Singapore in mid January 2016. I rarely post articles about announcements but this is just so worthy of mention, because this is not any other smartphone. The V10 is packed with…

“Can you review the Xperia Z5? ” asked several colleagues. And with that, I requested for a review unit from Sony Singapore. I believe many consumers have had great experiences with the Xperia Z series, myself included. But most of the Z5 reviews I read…

Targus PR agency sent me this list that was so nicely compiled that I’m just going to reproduce the entire article. I always know Targus to be a computer-centric brand, but I did not realise they actually have so many product categories! Enjoy!   10 Christmas…

Portable hard disk drives with wireless functions are on the rise. The selling proposition for such devices is that they allowing sharing of content with multiple devices on the go. So instead of plugging the portable HDD to one device at a time, many devices…

Year End Gift Guide 2015

December 14, 2015 0

My last year’s gift guide was quite popular, and so I’ve decided to do up another gift guide for this year. And like last year, all these products I recommend are personally reviewed (unless indicated otherwise). Prices indicated are recommended retail price, so the street price could…

  The Sony SBH54 reminds me of the good old Bluetooth headsets that Sony Ericsson made popular. A small receiver with control buttons and a mono display screen to show operational details. I am not sure if there are people who still uses such stuff,…

The Bose SoundTouch 10 is a compact wireless music system that streams audio from Internet radio and online music services like Spotify and Deezer via Wi-Fi, as well as music libraries from local network computers via DLNA. It also supports Bluetooth connection and AUX to…

I seldom blog about time-limited sales. Oh my, who am I kidding, I just did 2 Black Friday promo posts for GearBest. And here’s the third one. In one week! But you know why? Because these people are nice to me. They send me review units for…

Did you manage to order any good deals on the GearBest Black Friday promotion? All the crazy deals are totally gone, like the Xiaomi new hybrid earphones, which was out within minutes. The Darth Vader nano-block set is still available at US$1.99. Anyway, GearBest is…

Jabra Sport Pace Review

November 27, 2015 0

The Jabra Sport Pace extends Jabra’s line of sport headsets that offer quality audio with durable build for any extreme workout situations, provides military-grade resistance to sweat, weather, dust and shock. The Sport Pace is the answer to consumers who do not need the premium sensors on the Sport…

This weekend is going to be a massive shopping period for everyone. Internationally, there is the Black Friday sale, made popular by the U.S. after Thanksgiving. There is the Cyber Monday, created to encourage consumers to shop online on the Monday after Thanksgiving. Locally in…

The Bose new SoundLink headphones series, simply known as “Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II”, is a pair of lightweight wireless headset. Designed with premium materials like soft leather headband and ear cushions, it comes with an equally well-made case to store the headset. Intelligent Voice Prompts…

Smartwatch lovers would not have missed this: the Samsung Gear S2 is designed to look just like a normal roundface timepiece. And this time, Samsung has got it right in so many ways, while having a handful of misses too. Works with All Android devices…

After experiencing the NWZ-A15 early this year, Sony recently launched the new A20 series with some hardware improvements and more colour choices. But the new A20 still does not support the 24-bit DSD file format. The ZX100, however, does. So I asked Sony Singapore for…

Enya, one of the most influential artists in my music career, has finally released a new album. Her last album, “And Winter Came”, was in an era when online music was not as prevalent, when compact discs were still immensely popular, when singles are easily available. Back then,…