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”…

BeatsX Earphones Review

At a glance, the new BeatsX wireless earbuds look like any other in-ear wireless earphones in the market. Except the fact that the BeatsX is one of the few earphones in the world incorporating Apple’s W1 chip for seamless Bluetooth pairing with Apple devices. While it’s not the first Bluetooth earphones to incorporate this technology (there’s currently the Apple AirPods, Beats Solo3 & Powerbeats3), the BeatsX is the most affordable at S$198. When Apple purchased Beats by Dre for S$4.2 billion in 2014, many were curious as how Apple will be integrating…

Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones Review

When Bose announced it was releasing its new series of wireless headphones, I was genuinely excited. While I really enjoyed the audio (and noise cancellation) on the Bose QuietComfort 35, a wireless in-ear sports earphones was something i would use more when working out in the gym or running outdoors. Along with the QC35, I had the chance to try out the SoundSport wireless headphones. And if you lead an active lifestyle and is looking for something with rich powerful bass, you should definitely read on. Right out of the…

Jaybird Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Review

If you’re a fan of wireless headphones, you would have probably heard of Jaybird or even own one of its products. The company introduced its first wireless headset in 2007 and since then its wing-like ear fin design has been pretty iconic. The wireless sports headphone market is now saturated with the different big audio brands vying for a piece of the action. Bose, Sony, Jabra, Plantronics all have wireless headphones in their product offerings. With the latest Jaybird Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Headphones, the company has chosen to include several design innovations to stay…

JBL introduces the new Under Armour wireless headphones in Singapore

After its partnership with HTC on the Grip and the HealthBox, Under Armour is adding two new wireless earphones to its fitness ecosystem – this time partnering with JBL for its audio expertise. The flagship UA Headphones Wireless Heart Rate comes with 5 hours of music playback and is sweat proof with IPX 5 rating. At the touch of a button, the UA Headphones Wireless Heart Rate can also provide instant heart measurements directly from the ear. The UA Headphones Wireless has longer battery life at 8 hours and the same IPX 5…