Category Archives: AUDIO/VISUAL

Everything that lets you enjoy audio and visual entertainment ranging from home entertainment systems to media players to TV and more.

With Polatap, Traveling With Your Gadgets Will Never Be A Mess Again

Unlike our forebears, modern day travelers have more to pack than mere essentials like garments and toiletries. We have gadgets and their associated accessories too. These modern nomads’ necessary evils have always make my suitcase feels messy and I thought this is it, we have to live with it, but as it turns out, we don’t have to because there is Polatap. Polatap brings to you, in one neat kit, a metal clip accessory, a Bluetooth receiver, a cable kit, a battery hub (AKA power bank), and a speaker block – all magnetically snaps together into one no-mess package. Continue reading With Polatap, Traveling With Your Gadgets Will Never Be A Mess Again

Here Are Some New Gadgets From Xiaomi For This Holiday Season

When it comes to the holiday season, no businesses and manufacturers will want to miss on the opportunity bank on the holiday season shopping craze. This is true everywhere that celebrates Christmas and that obviously includes the U.S. As it turns out, not only China giants like Haier, Hisense and TCL understands this; Xiaomi, the one of the world’s largest phone makers, is not going to miss out this once-a-year golden opportunity outside of their home base. For the uninitiated, Xiaomi is not just about handsets you can’t get in the U.S. you hear so often; it also makes a gazillion of other products, including educational toys, home appliances, and a bunch of other electronics. Continue reading Here Are Some New Gadgets From Xiaomi For This Holiday Season

TT8 Wooden Turntable Spins Vinyl And Lets You Enjoy Wireless Audio Too

Love the sound of vinyls, but also adores modern technology like wireless audio streaming and with the sweet oomph of digital amplifier? Well, if so, here’s one rig you don’t want to miss: TT8 Multi-function Wooden Turntable by Minfort. Once again, Minfort has created an audio setup that calls for attention with the company’s signature handcrafted wooden enclosure. From the outside, it appears to be a regular, traditional turntable, but on the inside, it is more than a plastic disc spinner. Also packed inside is a Bluetooth/WiFi module, so you can enjoy wireless audio streaming for times when you get bored with your vinyl collection. Continue reading TT8 Wooden Turntable Spins Vinyl And Lets You Enjoy Wireless Audio Too

The Fascinating Evolution Of Screen Technology

From our smartphones and TVs to laptops and tablets, it is not unusual for most of us to spend at least half of our waking hours in front of a screen. Of course, the types of screens and the amazing ways they work have definitely evolved over the decades — whether you are old enough to remember watching Lawrence Welk on your grandma’s massive black and white TV console, or young enough that your first smartphone was an Apple iPhone 5S. Continue reading The Fascinating Evolution Of Screen Technology

Vie Fit: Custom Fit Wireless Earphones Without Getting Your Ears Molded

Forget about the hassle getting your the shape of your sound holes molded just to get custom fit earbuds. With the Vie Fit, you’d be getting the softest, custom fit, truly wireless earphones without getting your sound holes molested to get the fit and without compromising on sound quality. What makes Vie Fit stands out in the growing number of “true wireless” earphones popping up in the market is the ultra-flexible, low resistance, anti-bacterial silicone that is not only used on the ear tip, but also on the entire housing that has contact with your skin. Continue reading Vie Fit: Custom Fit Wireless Earphones Without Getting Your Ears Molded

XGIMI CC Aurora Wants To Be A Portable Theater And It May Have Pulled It Off

I read one favorable review of this projector and thought it would be a good idea to share with you guys. Coming from a relatively unknown company called XGIMI, the CC Aurora is a wireless HD portable projector which the company proudly billed as “your first portable wireless theater.” And it probably is. It is an all-in-one portable projection solution that works with your smartphone, thus allowing you to set up do home entertainment just about anywhere. Unlike some such solutions, it needs no external speakers, nor does it leeches on your smartphone for audio output. And the built-in speaker is not just any speaker; it is a JBL driver in there, coming at a rather generous 40 mm and so, you kind say that the sound quality should be pretty up there. Continue reading XGIMI CC Aurora Wants To Be A Portable Theater And It May Have Pulled It Off

Levitating Death Star Speaker Floats Like The ‘Actual’ Thing

There are a lot of Star Wars merchandises featuring Death Star, the iconic aptly named evil lair of the Imperial. I have no opinion on those merchandises, but the Star Wars Death Star Levitating Bluetooth Speaker you see here is perhaps the most fitting because, levitation. As the product name suggests, it is a Bluetooth speaker in the likeness of the moon-size space station with planet obliterating capability and it levitates like a space station should. Seriously, what more could one ask beside a big ass laser that can take out other planets? Nope. Nothing. Continue reading Levitating Death Star Speaker Floats Like The ‘Actual’ Thing

This Pair Of Wireless Headphones Promised “World’s Most Personalized Music Experience”

It is a known fact that our hearing degrades as we age and it also a known fact that no two person hearing is exactly the same. Understanding this, a Hong Kong-based company called MyAudioSession has designed a ‘revolutionary’ audio cans which it claims to offer the world’s most personalized music experience. How? By the magic of an app, of course. The companion app is responsible for measuring your hearing to determine the frequencies of each band that your sound holes can pick up and from the data, it will create a tailor-made, enhanced audio profile specifically for your hearing sensitive and put it out through large 50 mm Mylar/titanium drivers. Continue reading This Pair Of Wireless Headphones Promised “World’s Most Personalized Music Experience”

Someone Turned An 80s Fisher Price Cassette Player Into A Boombox

Turning luggage into boombox aren’t new, but turning a toy-ish vintage cassette tape player into a Bluetooth speaker? Well, that’s refreshing. The Fisher-Price Bluetooth Boombox Stereo Vintage Tape Cassette Player is exactly that. It is the handiwork of Etsy seller HiFiLuggage who have convert a 1980s Fisher Price Cassette Player into a fit-for-modern-day Bluetooth speaker which will allow the glorious product of the 80s to continue rocking into the 21st century and beyond (possibly, unless the ridiculous coverage Orangetooth becomes a reality). Continue reading Someone Turned An 80s Fisher Price Cassette Player Into A Boombox

Google’s New Hardware Wants To Create Meetings Without Bounds

Google reaches is far and wide. Its hardware has crept into homes and now it is reinforcing its hardware and software presence in offices too with the help of a few designed by Google hardware. The Hangouts Meet Hardware, as it is called, comprises of four components: three Google hardware including a touchscreen controller, a speaker microphone and a 4K sensor camera, and finally rounding with an ASUS Chromebox completing the setup. Continue reading Google’s New Hardware Wants To Create Meetings Without Bounds