Workout In Any Weather Jabra Sport Coach is a headset to track your workouts accurately with a motion sensor located on the left earpiece. It is sweat and weather resistant (IP55) so you can wear it for all your workout sessions in any weather (except swimming).…

As a tech enthusiast, I am happy to embrace new technology, software or gadgets, as long as it does not disrupt my life. So before I decide to upgrade Windows 10, I made sure I do it on a family laptop that is not mission-critical.…

29 Jul 2015 was the official launch of Microsoft Windows 10. To celebrate the launch, Microsoft organised a party at 72-13 Singapore. To most techies, Windows 10 was no stranger as it was on beta for several months prior. I did not join the beta program,…

Annaling: Photo Shoot

August 27, 2015 0

Annaling was a long time friend since 2009 when we first did a photo story shoot. We finally caught up again this year and during our second meet-up, we decided to do a short photo shoot over lunch, just to let us indulge in our…

  I’m going to jump right in on this: the Jabra Rox Wireless is by far the best-sounding headset made by Jabra for music listening. For decades, Jabra was known for wireless mobile headsets, but they only started getting serious on music-quality headsets from 2012.…

Singapore-brand UB+ (UB-Plus) informed me that Eupho speakers are available on Amazon, and requested that I share my review there too. When I visited the product page, all the other reviews were similarly favourable. Indeed, UB+ Eupho speaker is well-balanced with clear treble without overbearing, and good subtle…

The SRS-X55 is the largest speaker of the 3 portable wireless speakers announced by Sony in May. The smallest SRS-X11 is a mono speaker that can be linked to another X11 for stereo, while the SRS-X33 achieves brilliant treble and deep strong bass. How does…

Samsung has outdone themselves this time in this Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ launch campaign. First, they arranged an Unpacked live screening session with us media at a private location. Then, they passed around the actual launch units for an immediate hands-on, accorded us…

After Samsung invited me to the media first look of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge back in March, I finally received a review unit this month for a more personal experience. 5 months on, there are already too many reviews and opinions on this flagship device. Also, a…

Logitech has made mice for office productivity a little more advanced with the MX Anywhere 2. Hint: you only need one mouse for all your computing devices. The new MX Anywhere 2 may have all the usual features most pricey mice have: a 4-way scroll wheel,…

50 years ago today, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew signed the proclamation of independence and Singapore became a sovereign democratic nation. The announcement was made on television at 10am. The news appeared on The Straits Times the next day. There were plenty of doubts, but we pressed on,…

Noontec has released an updated Hammo headphones. As I have reviewed the earlier version, I decided to test the new Hammo S to hear the difference.     The design is identical to the Hammo, even the hard travel case. The Hammo S includes an…

Together with the Zenfone 2, LolliFlash and View Flip Cover Deluxe, ASUS Singapore gave me the ZenPower power bank. Here’s a brief review. ASUS ZenPower It is a 215g power bank with 10050 mAh capacity and priced affordably at S$29.90. There are 5 colours to choose from. Compared to the Mi…

ASUS Singapore recently offered me to keep the Zenfone 2 review unit and threw in some accessories, like the ASUS LolliFlash. Here’s a brief review of the Flip Cover Deluxe.   ASUS Zenfone 2 View Flip Cover Deluxe (ZE551ML)   This official ASUS cover costs an affordable S$39.90…

During my review of the Zenfone 2, I indicated that it could well be my next smartphone upgrade. Guess what, ASUS fulfilled my desire by letting me keep the review unit! That is an extremely thoughtful gesture and a recognition of my influence as Singapore tech…

Exactly a year ago, I reviewed the Sony SBH80 and loved the comfortable design which lets me wear them the entire day. The latest SBH70 follows the round-the-neck design but with differences, so technically it is not a replacement model of the SBH80. The major…

OPPO R7 Review

August 1, 2015 2

What happens after you have built the slimmest smartphone so tough that it can crack walnuts? Oppo takes a bold move to step away from the “slimmest” accolade in the new R-series smartphone. This time round, OPPO arranged a one-to-one meet-up with me instead of a…