Dyson’s Supersonic hairdryer is super quiet

Dyson – the British technology company that brought us the iconic cylinder vacuum cleaners and hand dryers that spreads germs 1,300 times more than paper towel – has just announced its first hairdryer. Called the Dyson Supersonic, the hairdryer is significantly quieter than conventional hairdryers, dries faster and even protects your hair from heat damages.  Making all these possible is the company’s custom designed V9 digital motor – Dyson’s smallest and lightest motor to date. The V9 motor fits into the handle (which helps to balance the dryer in your hand) of…

Creative brings quiet to your travel with the Aurvana ANC

Creative has added a new active noise cancelling headphone to its Aurvana line of headphones. Called the Aurvana ANC, the new headphones provides up to 40 hours of continuous audio playback on a single AAA battery. Made for the urban travelers and working professionals in mind, the Aurvana ANC lets you enjoy your music without the distractions of ambient noises (your mum’s nagging is unfortunately not ambient noise) by delivering up to 87% of active noise cancellation. This is achieved by its Dual Mic Active Noise Canceling Technology and further enhanced…

Beoplay A1 – entry level Bluetooth speaker at non-entry level price

B&O today announces the BEOPLAY A1 – its latest portable Bluetooth speaker with 24 hours battery life. It is also one of the few – if not the only Bluetooth speaker using the latest USB-C port for charging purposes. The built-in mic will also allow you to take calls and perform voice commands on your smart devices. Comes in both the natural and moss green colours, the A1’s all-aluminium dome also gives you 360-degrees of sound with a peak power of 2 x 140 W with its 30W Class D woofer…

MacBook gets an upgrade – but still isn’t the one we were waiting for

It’s hard reading Apple as a company these days. They no longer stick to their product refresh cycle, make questionable product decisions like using an older processor in its latest iPad mini 4 and today, Apple finally announced an update to its Macbook line … which just wasn’t the one we were all waiting for. The new refreshed MacBook now has the latest Intel Core M processor which can be configured with 1.3GHz clock speed. RAM has also been upgraded to a faster 1866MHz from 1600MHz and the new Intel…

Apple Pay is here in Singapore and here’s how to use it

Apple Pay – a mobile payment and digital wallet service by Apple Inc. is finally here in Singapore! This brings the total number of countries that supports Apple Pay to 6 (Canada, China, Australia, UK, Singapore and the United States). With Apple Pay, you can now make contactless payment with your iPhone 6 (and above) & Apple Watch in grocery stores, boutiques, restaurants, hotels or any shops that has the Paywave or Apple icon at the payment terminals with one touch using Touch ID. Currently, Apple Pay is accepted in Singapore at retailers…

Everything you need to know about the new HTC 10

HTC as we all know had a tough couple of years. Its mobile revenue continues to fall and its last flagship phone – the HTC One M9 – failed to stand its ground against Samsung’s S6 and LG’s G4. Yet, most people (myself included) have been hopeful that besides the Vive, HTC might actually come up with a worthy successor to its Android flagship phones. And with the announcement of the HTC 10 today, that hope might just be round the corner. While HTC has dropped its “One” branding from its…

This is the new Amazon Kindle Oasis

Update: Amazon has officially announced the new Kindle Oasis with price starting from U$289.99. The Oasis will come with a premium leather charging cover.  Heads up readers – all-new, top of the line Kindle almost ready. 8th generation. Details next week. — Jeff Bezos (@JeffBezos) April 4, 2016 Just a week after Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos teased about a new Kindle in his tweet and just days before its official announcement – Tmall – the chinese e-commerce has jumped the guns by living the new Kindle Oasis product page (which…

Sony NW-WS413 Walkman Review

Over the years, Sony’s Walkman brand has evolved from being portable music players to sports centric wearables with built-in music capabilities. The Sony NW-WS413 (S$149) is the latest addition to the sports series as an entry level sports headphones that lets you run and even swim with your tunes. The NW-WS413 looks similar to the previous WS-models (because there can only be these many ways to design a round-the-neck headphones right?) and comes in a series of colors like lime green (pictured above), ivory, blue and black. It has 4GB of built-in memory while a…

Huawei P9 comes with not one but two Leica-certified cameras

If Huawei has an idea on how it can win the smartphone war, it’s through cutting edge design and the phone’s camera capabilities. The newly introduced P-series is Huawei’s latest line of flagship smartphone. Consisting of the P9 and P9 Plus, both phones come with dual-lens rear camera that were produced in collaboration with Leica. Smartphone photography reinvented  Both the P9 and P9 Plus will come with dual Leica Summarit H 1:2.2/27 ASPH lens. Unlike traditional dual-lens camera, one lens will be a RGB sensor, and the other monochrome. This according…

HP rivals the MacBook Air with its new Spectre 13

Power and thinness definitely matters when it comes to the ultra thin laptop game. Today, HP (with its new logo) is boldly claiming the world’s thinnest laptop title with its Spectre 13 Ultrabook and it’s gorgeous! Measuring just 10.4mm at its thickest, the Spectre 13 is also a powerhouse with its 13.3-inch, HD 1080p display, 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. It also has built-in dual speakers that is powered by Bang & Olufsen Audio. On the surface, the Spectre 13 is made of carbon fiber and aluminum while featuring a 13.3″Full HD IPS display…