FiiO Launches Updated X7 Mark II & X3 Mark II DAPs, F9 IEM & Q1 Mark II DAC

Known for its highly affordable, high-quality Digital Audio Converters (DAC) and Digital Audio Players (DAP), FiiO has released several new products at a launch event in Singapore. There were two new updates to FiiO’s DAP line-up—The flagship X7 Mark II and the mid-tier X3 Mark 3, a Mark 2 version of the Q1 portable DAC, as well as a new pair of triple-driver F9 In-Ear Monitors (IEM). Following one of the FiiO’s tagline of “making balanced output a standard”, both the new DAPs provide a balanced output in the form…

DJI Spark is the new mini selfie drone #SeizeTheMoment

Just when you thought Mavic was the easiest and most consumer friendly drone, DJI has outdone itself again with the introduction of the DJI Spark Drone. At 143Ă—143Ă—55 mm and 300 grams, the Spark is the smallest and lightest drone that DJI has ever produced. If you have ever flown a drone, you would know how troublesome it is to simply get the drone flying. Besides calibrating the drone, you would need your mobile phone as a controller etc. To give you a sense of how small the Spark is,…

HTC U11 is the HTC flagship smartphone we have been waiting for

HTC just had a global launch event to commemorate its 20th anniversary. It was a trip down memory lane when HTC brought us back to 2013 when the HTC One was launched – the first smartphone pioneered the metal unibody craftsmanship and dual camera. If you remember the iconic HTC Sense clock widget, you should be of a certain age now lol. It didn’t take long for HTC to unveil the HTC U11. HTC Global president of smartphones and connected devices business Chia-Lin Chang joked about the leaked video of the…

Paradigm Launches Persona Series of Loudspeakers In Singapore

Canadian loudspeaker manufacturer Paradigm Electronics Inc. has launched the Persona series of loudspeakers in Singapore in an event at the Tower Club Singapore. The Persona series leverages Paradigm’s over 34 years of acoustic development, vertical integrated manufacturing and state-of-the-art design and engineering to create a new level of performance in loudspeakers. Being an owner of a pair of (albeit lower-end) Paradigm speakers, I am excited to check out what the new Persona series has to offer. At the start of the launch event, Paradigm’s AVP of International Sales and Marketing, Mr.…

Onkyo Launches DP-X1A High-Resolution Audio Player, LS7200 3D Soundbar System and NCP-302 Wireless Speakers

Onkyo Singapore has launched three new products—The DP-X1A High-Resolution Audio Player, LS7200 3D Soundbar with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, and the NCP-302 Wireless Speaker with multi-room support. The launch was held on 29 Mar at the Nigiro Cafe at the Esplanade. DP-X1A The DP-X1A is Onkyo’s latest high-resolution digital audio player (DAP) which builds upon the previous DP-X1. It supports playback of up to 11.2MHz Direct Stream Digital (DSD) and up to 24-bit 384kHz FLAC/WAV files.Playback of MQA is also supported on the DP-X1A, and it has support for up…

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are here

The launch of the new Galaxy S8 and S8+ is Samsung biggest product announcement since its Note 7 recall a year ago. It is also one of the most anticipated Android phone launches of the year with many looking to see if the Korean handset manufacturer could still innovate and bounce back from the fiasco. While much has already been leaked about the S8 and S8+, here is everything you have to know about Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2017 event in New York. The event began with DJ Koh, Samsung’s president…

Huawei to launch the new HUAWEI P10 series in Singapore

Huawei will be launching its highly anticipated flagship phones – the HUAWEI P10 and HUAWEI P10 PLUS – in Singapore on 31st March 2017. The event to be held at the Ion Orchard Event Plaza will include special appearances by renowned fashion designer Datuk’ Professor Jimmy Choo Yeang Keat OBE and Managing Director of Leica Camera Asia Pacific, Mr Sunil Kaul. To showcase the P10 series’ camera, there will also be a gallery exhibit of portraits shot on both the HUAWEI P10 and HUAWEI P10 Plus. The latest P10 and…

beyerdynamic Launches the Xelento Remote Audiophile In-Ear Headphones at CanJam Singapore 2017

beyerdynamic Asia has launched a new pair of in-ear headphones at the Singapore edition of CanJam 2017, held at the Pan Pacific Hotel. Dubbed the Xelento Remote, it is officially unveiled by Mr. Kamal Mahtani, the Director of Sales and Marketing for beyerdynamic Asia on the first day (11 Mar) of CanJam Singapore 2017. The Xelento Remote is positioned as “Audiophile Piece of Jewellery”, it features miniaturised versions of beyerdynamic’s Tesla drivers which has a significantly stronger magnetic field than normal headphones. This allows the Xelento Remote to present every nuance of your…

Paradigm launches its premium wireless speaker series in Singapore

The brand Paradigm Electronics has always been synonymous with high-end home theatre speakers. But for those of you who do not build our own home theatre or own any bookshelf or tower speakers, the company’s new wireless speaker series might just pique your interest. I had the chance to experience the speakers recently at the launch event and I must say that Paradigm does have something unique to offer despite the wireless speaker being such a mass market product. Paradigm’s wireless speakers feature reference-level performance with state-of-the-art DTS Play-Fi® wireless streaming technology. The company says that by…