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…

Netflix Now Supports HDR on Windows 10

Netflix the leader in streaming service announced HDR support on Windows 10 for both the Edge browser and the Netflix app. Netflix has over 200 hours of HRD content including Chef’s Table, Stranger Things 2 and the upcoming Netflix film Bright starring Will Smith, with more coming in 2018. HDR a.k.a. High Dynamic Range heightens the dynamic range of a video source, making it more vibrant and closer to life. While HDR is common in TVs, few PCs/mobile devices support the standard with the need of an Intel’s 7th generation and higher CPUs needed…

Chord Electronics’ Poly streamer is now available in Singapore

Chord Electronics’ Poly streamer allows you to pair up with the company’s Mojo DAC to stream music from a range of wirelessly connected devices in the best possible sound quality. Besides being a streamer, the Poly is also a standalone music player via its microSD slot. When connected to the Poly, you will have full music playback control when streaming music or when playing back files on the microSD card. Connectivity-wise, the Poly supports Bluetooth 4.1, AirPlay and DLNA connectivity. For networks that does not support Wi-Fi tethering, the Poly…

LG V30 to be available in Singapore on Dec 2

Almost 3 months after its IFA debut, the LG V30+ has finally been launched in Singapore. At the launch event at Ion Orchard this morning, the Korean phone manufacturer said that its latest flagship phone will be available for sale on Dec 2 at the recommended retail price of S$1,098 at M1, Singtel, StarHub and other LG authorized retailers. Built upon the success of the its predecessor, the LG V30+ features the world’s first F1.6 aperture, Cine Video mode for cinematic video captures and an advanced quad DAC. While its pretty…

Huawei Mate 10 Series Now Available in Singapore

If you are wondering how important the Singapore’s smartphone market is to Huawei, look no further than its recent Mate 10 Series launch. Singapore is the first country in the world to be able to purchase its Mate 10 Pro from Oct 28, just a day after Apple opens the iPhone X pre-order for Singapore (with a Nov 3 availability). One key differtiating factor of the Huawei Mate 10 series is the company’s Kirin 970 processor – a chip that Huawei is calling the world’s first AI processor. The Huawei…

JBL Pulse 3 Review Singapore

If you have been around any electronic stores or have ever researched to purchase a portable Bluetooth speaker, the JBL brand should be a familiar name to you. Afterall, the JBL Flip and Charge series of portable wireless speakers are arguably the one of the best selling products in the market. The JBL Pulse 3 – as its name suggest – takes things to the next level by integrating a customizable 360° lightshow. While this isn’t the first time JBL has included a light show in its speakers (we first…

Sony Singapore Wisma Atria Celebrates its First Anniversary

For the month of October 2017, Sony Singapore is celebrating the first anniversary of its Sony Store, Isetan Wisma Atria with a brand new look and a series of activities! Targeted at the female consumers, the store is decked out in the different lifestyle settings where Sony products are used in the consumers’ daily life. The products showcased ranges from its SRS-series of Bluetooth speakers to its Xperia line of Android smartphones. A line-up of activities will also be hosted at the Sony Store with limited slots per session. This includes…

EZ-Link now an accepted oBike payment mode on its mobile app

If you’re an oBike rider and owns an Android smartphone, you can now seamlessly top up your OBike wallet with your EZ-Link card! Making use of the contactless NFC function of the Android smartphone, riders just need to tap their ez-link cards onto the back of their Android phone to commence the top up. Besides the top up functionality, EZ-Link is working on allowing oBike refunds back to the riders’ EZ-Link card via the Android mobile app. These services will come at no extra charge and will be rolled out…

Google continues its hardware bet with HTC

After weeks of speculation, Google has finally announced that it is absorbing HTC’s Pixel phone team into its own hardware organization. In a blog post by Google’s Senior Vice President of Hardware – Rick Osterloh, the agreement would see “a team of HTC talent” join Google as part of its hardware organization. He also revealed that the same team has worked closely with the company on its Pixel line of smartphone and that the agreement would include a “non-exclusive license for HTC intellectual property”. The US$1.1 billion deal will still allow HTC to…