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…

JBL Smashes Guinness World Records with 1,000 connected Flip 4 speakers

HARMAN International Industries – the parent company of JBL has broken the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for the most Bluetooth speakers playing from a single source. That’s after it has successfully played 1,000 Flip 4 Bluetooth speakers simultaneously from a single media source – beating the previous record of 208 speakers set by UE in 2016. The event took place at Village Underground in London on 25 April and was held in conjunction with telecommunications service provider O2. Over 200 guests witnessed this record breaking event including world-renowned Dutch DJs, Sunnery…

Sony introduces the new WS623 Sports Walkman in Singapore

We reviewed the Sony NW-WS413 previously and one of the main complaint we had was the lack of Bluetooth connectivity which really restricted the earphone’s potential as most users are streaming music from their mobile devices even while working out. With the new WS623 Sports Walkman, Sony is addressing this issue by finally including Bluetooth and NFC connectivity to its popular Walkman sports MP3 player. Design-wise, the WS623 looks very similar to the WS413. It features an ergonomic, slim and light design and is IP68-certified (when with waterproof earbuds attached) – allowing you to swim for up to…

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.…

Sony Mobile launches Xperia XA1 in Singapore

Sony Mobile is adding a new mid-range Xperia phone to the XA series. The new Xperia™ XA1 has a best in class 8MP 23mm wide-angle lens and a 23MP rear camera. Its large 1/2.3” Exmor™RS mobile sensor and bright F2.0 lens provides superior low light capability. Display-wise, the Xperia XA 1 has an edge-to-edge 720p HD 5″ screen that delivers a crisp and sharp viewing experience. The Xperia XA1 is powered by a Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20 chipset and runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat). To ensure a longer lasting performance over the smartphone’s…

Casio launches new 4K UHD projector

The new crystal bright 4K Ultra-High Definition (UHD) projector XJ-L8300HN is Casio’s first product in the market of high-resolution, high-brightness business projectors for lifelike images that will bound to impress your bosses or clients in the next meeting. The 4K UHD XJ-L8300HN projects images of approximately 8.3 million pixels and is equipped with the latest 4K UHD DLP® 0.66” chip, with a crystal brightness of 5,000 lumens and an estimated lifespan of 20,000 hours. Besides the 4K UHD projector, Casio has also expanded its line-up of Ultra Short Throw series with 3…

New Bose SoundLink Revolve gives you 360 sound outdoors

It has been a few years since we saw a proper update to the Bose SoundLink series of speakers and today the company has unveiled its portable speaker for the summer. Called the Bose SoundLink Revolve and Revolve+, both speakers give you 360° sound for consistent, uniform coverag – much like the smaller Google Home speaker. The speakers are also IPX4 – the second water-resistant speaker from Bose after the SoundLink Color Series II – so you can place it beside the sink or pool without any worries. Bose claims that…

DJI announces new Phantom 4 Advanced drone

DJI – the chinese drone’s company – has just announced a more affordable version of its Phantom 4 Pro drone. Called the Phantom 4 Advanced, the new drone looks identical to the Phantom 4 Pro (US$1,499) with similar features at a lower price point. In the Advanced version, DJI has included a new 1″ 20MP sensor camera that is cable of shooting 60 fps 4K video (with mechanical shutter and adjustable aperture) and capturing 20MP photos. The Phantom 4 Advanced also supports new automatic flight modes including Gesture, TapFly, ActiveTrack…

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…