The Coop Idea BEANS True Wireless Headphones Review

The Coop Idea is one of my fav brand for mobile accessories. I have the Jelly Charging Station, the Journey Power Bank and its Flex Type-C cable. While they might not be the cheapest in the market, The Coop Idea’s products are always well designed and have good performance. Naturally I was really excited to try out the BEANS, the company’s first pair of true wireless headphones. The first thing you would notice about the BEANS is how cute looking it is. From the packaging, to the charging case to…

Bose SoundLink Micro Review

Most of you should be familiar with Bose’s SoundLink series of portable speakers. The SoundLink Micro is the company’s smallest portable speaker to date and also its cheapest at S$179. Available in Black, Midnight Blue and Bright Orange, the speaker is also IPX7-certified which makes it fully submergible in water. The SoundLink Micro fits right into the palm of your hand and weights a good 290.3 g. Clad in high quality silicone rubber, the speaker is designed to be thrown around without having you worrying about dents and scratches. But if you have…

First Look: SONY Xperia ZX2 and ZX2 Compact in Singapore

At the recently concluded Mobile World Congress 2018, Sony Mobile announced not one but two new flagship smartphones which it had teased ahead of the show. Before its official mid-April launch in Singapore, we had a chance to take a first look at both the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact at a hands-on event held by the company. The philosophy behind Sony Mobile’s new mobile products for 2018, is “Consolidation”. Sony Mobile wants to consolidate its expertise and know-how across all its product categories and amalgamate them into what…

LG V30S is same same but different

After announcing that it will no longer be releasing its flagship smartphone on a yearly schedule, LG has expectedly released an improved version of the LG V30. Called the LG V30S ThinQ (???), the phone now comes with voice and visual artificial intelligence (AI), more RAM, storage and color options. The AI CAM recognises the subjects in the frame and automatically recommends the best shooting among the eight pre-set categories: portrait, food, pet, landscape, city, flower, sunrise, and sunset. The machine-learning system has already been trained on 100 million images to provide…

Sony Mobile launches Xperia XA2 Ultra in Singapore

Announced at the Consumer Electronic Show 2018, 2018, Sony Mobile Communications Singapore is finally bringing the Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra to Singapore. Focusing on selfies, the Sony Xperia XA2 features dual front cameras. A 16MP camera with optical image stabilisation and night portrait flash gives you blur-free high-resolution shots even at night while another 8MP super wide selfie camera gives you 120° shots with Smart Selfie Flash. For the rear camera, Sony is boasting a 23MP camera with a large 1/2.3” Exmor RSTM for ultra high ISO (12800), 4K movie recording and 120fps…

Difference between DJI Osmo Mobile Vs Osmo Mobile 2

Mention handheld smartphone gimbal and chances are the name DJI Osmo mobile will pop up. Yes, DJI, the leader in consumer drones is also in the business of manufacturing gimbals. The DJI Osmo Mobile was launched late 2016 and slightly more than a year later, DJI followed up with the Osmo Mobile 2, a cheaper, lighter version of the original Osmo Mobile. So what are the main differences between the original Osmo Mobile and Mobile 2? Battery The original Osmo Mobile is powered by the 980mAh Osmo Intelligent Battery (that cost…

Google Home Mini Review

The Google Home Mini is Google’s second attempt in bringing its smart voice assistant into your home. The first being the larger Google Home that retailed at a higher price point of USD$129 (SGD$171). The Home Mini as its name suggest is the smaller and more compact version of the Google Home. Together with the Home Max (the largest and most expensive speaker in the line-up), Google is offering consumers a smart speaker at a variety of prices in different form factor and colours. It’s hard to ignore how attractive…

Mavic Air is the USD$799 foldable drone from DJI

DJI has finally announced its latest drone which was already leaked a day before its official release. The Mavic Air is DJI’s answer for consumers who wants something that is more powerful than its USD$499 Spark drone and something smaller and cheaper than its USD$999 Mavic Pro. Priced at USD$799 (~SGD$1052), the Mavic Air comes with most of the features you would expect from a high-end DJI drone. It has a 4K camera on a 3-axis gimbal, 21-minute flight time, 3-directional environment sensing and motion smart capture. Besides horizontal, vertical, and…

SonicGear SPACE 5 Review

Most of us should be pretty familiar with the SonicGear brand. The Singapore-based company manufactures a wide range of audio products including portable wireless speaker to wireless headphones. You might even be familiar with their gaming products that are branded under its Armaggeddon brand. Today, we will be taking a look at the SonicGear SPACE 5 – the mid-tier model speaker in the company’s latest SPACE PC Speaker series. The SonicGear SPACE series consist of 3 models; the SPACE 3, 5 and 7. The lowest-tier SPACE 3 is a 21. system…

SonicGear introduces 3 new desktop speakers: the SPACE 3, SPACE 5 and SPACE 7

SonicGear has introduced a new SPACE series which feature 3 new 2.1 desktop speakers. The SPACE 3, SPACE 5, and SPACE 7 are desktop speakers designed for the PC that promise to deliver “Hi-Fi quality audio” in a sleek package and an affordable price. The key selling point of these speakers is the small and slim subwoofer – one that the company says is easily half the size of competitor’s subwoofer. Besides the subwoofer, each SPACE also comes with 2 satellite speakers that are powered by a single 3.5” driver. Connectivity…