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…

  The new Sony SRS-X11 is a small cuboid speaker with a single 10W driver and 2 passive radiators. It comes with multiple connectivity options like NFC pairing, Bluetooth, 3.5mm audio-in, speakerphone. On its own, the X11 can only produce mono audio, but it can…

I have heard about speakers that amplify music via close-contact magnetic induction. Thanks to MakeTheOne.com who sent me Oaxis Bento to experience this technology. Its 360-degree speaker design has won the 2014 iF Design Award. Oaxis Bento works simply by placing the device on the top,…

The Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM continues the UE BOOM line of life proof wireless speakers offered by UE since 2013. This time round, they made it bigger and louder for the ultimate party and outdoor livers. Don’t miss the promotion of 1-for-1 deal: buy a UE Megaboom…

When Sony informed me of the availability of the latest X series Bluetooth speaker – SRS-X11, X33 and X55 – I chose X33 because I previously reviewed the SRS-X3 so it would be a good chance to check out the improvements. Improvements over X3: –…

If you have bought a Samsung electronic product, like a smartphone or a tablet or a TV, you might have been given some free accessories, like a smartphone desktop stand, a Bluetooth keyboard, or wireless speaker. What you might not know is that these free…

Singapore certainly has no shortage of enterprising ideas and designs. What we need are opportunities for them to showcase their products prominently and for consumers to support local brands. Recently, UB-Plus (UB+), a local brand, approached me to review their new audio product: Eupho portable…

In this week’s digest, I share what’s happened over the past 2 weeks in my life, and what’s going to happen over the next 2 weeks. [Music] Condolence Singapore came to a standstill last week with the passing of our Founding Prime Minister Mr. Lee…

In this digest, I’ll be covering activity trackers, Bluetooth speakers, blogger engagement, and a few contests. Activity Tracker I completed the review of the Xiaomi Mi Band (head to the link if you have not read it). At the same time, I got hold of…

2014 In Summary

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It’s been another exciting 12 months. It amazes me how many gadgets I have actually touched and reviewed – 56 products in all (more than in 2013). In 2014, I was determined in increase my audio products reviews, and did it. Mobile devices continue to…

Our office department organised a Christmas dinner within the office premise and the committee went all out to make it an awesomely classy dinner setting. To capture the set up process, we placed a video-capture device at the corner. Timelapse with Framlapse Technology has pampered…

Christmas Gift Guide 2014

December 13, 2014 0

This is the first time I have created a Christmas Gift Guide for my blog readers, because in recent months I have reviewed a handful of really excellent products that don’t break the bank, that are affordable as gifts this holiday season. In case you…

I recall the euphoria when I first heard the Logitech Mini Boombox Speakers. Then I reviewed the UE Mobile Boombox, which I thought sounded similar to the former. This time round, I took on the Logitech X300, which comes with a few design improvements to…

Before Creative Technologies created the Sound Blaster ROAR, there was the Creative AXX series. The latest AXX200 wowed the portable wireless audio industry with a bag full of features equivalent to a swiss-army knife. There are so many features that I better list them down…

After getting thoroughly impressed with the Bose SoundLink Mini, and somewhat underwhelmed by the SoundDock Series 3, I took in the SoundLink 3 and gave it an audition. In short: thumbs up! The battery-powered portable SoundLink 3 houses four neodymium transducers and dual-opposing passive radiators,…

Having impressed by the Bose SoundLink Mini, I took in the Bose SoundDock Series III for a review. While this is not a new model, the purple colour is a new limited edition release in Singapore which will appeal to colour lovers. The SoundDock Series…

When the Creative Sound Blaster Roar SR20 had its exclusive pre-launch sale at the Singapore IT Show in Feb 2014, it was promptly sold out at 1 unit per minute. Touted to deliver mind-shattering experience, it took over a month before I received a review…

If you have not heard (pun intended), Jabra is the official sound sponsor for Audi Fashion Festival 2014 (happening on 14-18 May) in Singapore. They are showcasing the limited edition Ink Treasure Revo Wireless headphones which are available for hands-on experience from 16 April to…