The Plantronics BackBeat FIT did a colour refresh and now comes in 4 colours. Here is the first-generation product review I did.   Outlook and Design The Backbeat FIT is built for active lifestyle, from the sweat-proof coating, the bright blue reflective colour to the thick…

Mi Headphones (special IF 2014 edition) are set to impress from the moment you receive the item. Comes packaging in a black velvet soft case, removing the inside contents reveal a paper box which opens up in 4 sides to reveal the plastic-cased product housed…

Last Saturday afternoon, I sat myself in The Connoisseur Concerto, also known as TCC, at Robertson Quay Singapore, with my wife seated opposite me. Just like any other occasions when composing my review, I propped the Samsung Galaxy Note PRO on a tablet stand, placed…

Last Friday I was at Fidgets, an indoor children’s playground at Turf City Singapore. The air con was cold, but the playing children certainly felt otherwise. Finding a cosy corner in the cafe section was not a problem on a Friday afternoon. As I made…

As mentioned in my blog post yesterday, a large majority of my product reviews are not sponsored. After the review, I would return the review units. I do not keep them, and I certainly do not get paid. There are a few products where I…

The Bose SIE2 and SIE2i sport earphones is one of the few earphones that I find comfortable for sports and just as good for normal music listening. The beauty of Bose SIE2/i StayHear ear tips is that unlike the usual in-ear phones where it relies…

After reviewing the spectacular QC20 in-ear phones, I tried the Bose QC15, which is the other headphones with noise cancellation. The QC15 has been around for a couple of years and is highly recommended for noise cancellation situations like public commute and airplane. I find…

The opportunity to review an audiophile-grade earphones has changed my perception and perspective of how I judge headphones audio quality. I received a review unit of the Cardas Audio EM5813 Ear Speaker from the Singapore distributor, Sound Decisions, a company specialising in high-end audio and…

After experiencing the awesomely impressive Bose SoundLink Mini recently, I had a go with the Bose QuietComfort 20 (QC20) which retails for S$499 in Singapore. Design and fit A control module the size of a chewing gum contains the digital signal processor to power up the…

The Ultimate Ears UE9000 are the current top-line circumaural headphones from Logitech, the brand many professional musicians go to for custom earphones. Selling for a street price of above S$400 in Singapore, I got a review unit along with the UE900 IEM earphones to test…

The Ultimate Ears 900 is the current top-of-the-line consumer earphones from Logitech. There is a high regard for the UE brand among the professional musicians. With a street price of above S$400, I could not resist getting the review unit to test for myself. Is…

I just spent last evening indulging in Chris Botti in Boston 2008 live concert. It’s a great performance, and an even better recording of the event. What I like about the recording is that the editor did not quite clean up the audio track into perfection, such…

2013 in Summary

December 30, 2013 0

2013 has been another year of gadget reviews, a slight drop in numbers compared to 2012. This is within my expectations, because I am trying to balance my increase workload on my full-time career. In fact, I was impressed at how many reviews I have accomplished…

Sony has been aggressive in their product innovation these days. I do not know of any other company that creates diversely refreshing products. From Wi-Fi camera lenses, waterproof smartphones, to smartwatches and microUSB flash drives, Sony now has Walkman headphones with built-in speakers. 2 models…

If you are an active sports person who needs music for your workout, then you should be looking at the Jabra Sport Wireless+. Retailing at S$148, this Bluetooth headset connects to your device to play your favourite music. In the absence of your music device,…

Of late, I have received numerous PR email invitations to review their audio products. Sadly I am unable to accept all their offers because of time constraints, so I have to be picky in selecting the products that I feel have greater appeal to my…

RHA MA350 Earphones

March 24, 2013 0

RHA is a humble audio company based in Glasgow, UK. They recently launched their award-winning earphones in the US, Australia, and Singapore Apple Store. I received a review unit MA350 from them so that I can share with the local folks on my impressions. The…