OtterBox Phone Cases for Samsung Galaxy S9 Review

OtterBox has always been the brand that is known for its cases that provide extraordinary protection for your mobile devices. The company has released a series of cases for the new Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. ·       Symmetry Series – for sleek protection through an ultra-slim profile ·       Pursuit Series – perfect for an outdoor adventure, protects from drops, dings, dust and grime ·       Defender Series – for complete protection against drops, dirt and scrapes ·       Commuter Series – for tough protection that can easily fit into any pocket, purse or bag ·       Strada Series…

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…

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…

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…

Onkyo DP-S1 Rubato Review Singapore

We recently reviewed the Onkyo DP-X1A, their flagship high-resolution audio player sometime ago. Onkyo recently sent us the DP-S1 “Rubato”, their entry level model with a much smaller footprint. Measuring 63 x 94 x 15 mm and weighing 130g, it’s much smaller than the DP-X1A which measures 129.0 × 75.9 × 12.7 mm and weighs 203g. The DP-S1 also offers dual Sabre ES9018C2M DACs for high-quality audio reproduction. Unboxing Being a lower cost product, the packaging of the DP-S1 is a lot less eloborate compared to its bigger brother. All…

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 SRS-XB20 and SRS-XB30 Review Singapore

LED lights seem to be all rage now whether you are looking at gaming keyboards, mices and even portable wireless speakers. And if you’re into loud deep bass and ah-beng style lighting, Sony wants you to know that they have got you pretty much covered with its SRS-XB series of portable speakers. The SRS-XB series (with line light) comes in 3 models: the XB20, XB30 and XB40. For this review, we are only comparing the XB20 and 30 respectively as the XB40 is basically just a larger version of the…

Plantronics BackBeat 505 Review

Many of you should be familiar with the Plantronics brand. They are afterall one of the more popular brands when it comes to mobile communication accessories like wireless headsets. But two things stand out with the BackBeat 505: its wallet-friendly price point and its on-ear design. Priced at SGD$139, the Plantronics BackBeat 505 comes in white, grey (with green) and dark grey. The headphones spot a rather simplistic design; besides the controls on the left ear cup, the only other visible elements are the 5 Platronics branding along the headband. “PLT”…