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.

Lenovo Sound Cube Headphone Is Not Out-Of-The-Box, It Literally Is The Box

Headphone designs almost always revolved around the same circular or elliptical design, or in somewhat rather rare cases, in rectangular form. After seeing the norm all these while, it is refreshing to see this design from current Logitech industrial designer Erick Yongook Guack. We noticed Erick posted this boxy cans way back in 2012 and it was apparently designed for Lenovo, Hong Kong and likely, never saw the light of production. Continue reading Lenovo Sound Cube Headphone Is Not Out-Of-The-Box, It Literally Is The Box

Meet The New Bose Voice Assistant-Enabled Smart Speakers

Is it just me who feel Bose is being particularly aggressive in pushing out new and innovative products lately? Prior to the Bose Frames and after the ear plugs, it has announced a couple of new ‘smart’ audio devices: a new wireless smart speaker called Bose Home Speaker 500 and two new smart sound bars, referred to as Bose Soundbar 700 and Soundbar 500. Continue reading Meet The New Bose Voice Assistant-Enabled Smart Speakers

Bose Now Has A Pair Of Sunglasses And It Is The World’s First To Tout Audio AR

Well, what do you know? Audio equipment maker Bose has just introduced a pair of sunglasses this week. You heard that right. Sunglasses, from Bose. Naturally, this being Bose, you’d expect audio of some form to be in the mix. The Bose Frames, as it is called, indeed have that. Not only does it pump out audio through its proprietary open-ear design, it also has audio augmented reality built into it. The open-ear speaker is located discreetly on each temple, in front the ear. Continue reading Bose Now Has A Pair Of Sunglasses And It Is The World’s First To Tout Audio AR

Turtle Beach Announced $30 In-Ear Buds For Mobile Gaming

When I play multiplayer games on mobile, I never chat because I never own a proper headset and I totally reject the idea of on-ear or over ear cans. But today, my days of not chatting might be over because now there is the Turtle Beach Battle Buds. Mind you, though. Turtle Beach Battle Buds is not just any in-ear headphones with an inline mic; it is a pair of wired in-ear headphones with a boom mic, much like those you find on today’s gaming headphones. Continue reading Turtle Beach Announced $30 In-Ear Buds For Mobile Gaming

Klipsch Finally Catches On With The Smart Speaker Fad, Adds Google Assistant To The Three

Speakers are no longer mere speakers. Aside from good sounds and pretty aesthetics, they need to be smart to have the competitive edge. Such is what specialist audio equipment maker Klipsch realized, only. Understanding the current market fad, Klipsch has rolled out a new version of Three Heritage Wireless Speaker, bestowing it with Google Assistant capability. Continue reading Klipsch Finally Catches On With The Smart Speaker Fad, Adds Google Assistant To The Three

Vineyard Vines Add Some Sweet Patterns To Already Super Cool DemerBox Waterproof Speakers

DemerBox has made a name in creating super dope-looking, nearly indestructible and waterproof Pelican case boombox. Vineyard Vines is NOT a vineyard. It is a lifestyle apparel brand (with vineyard lineage, no less) identified by its sweet smiling pink whale logo. The two brands have come together to introduce limited edition DemerBox waterproof speakers, featuring awesome custom vineyard vines patterns: patchwork and blue camo. Continue reading Vineyard Vines Add Some Sweet Patterns To Already Super Cool DemerBox Waterproof Speakers

The Future Of Android TV Is This: A Portable Projector

On hindsight, TV is really an obtrusive piece of technology that we have forced ourselves to come to terms with. Why? Because, however pretty it is, it is never part of a beautiful interior design of any home and it never ever will. However, soon we may not have put up with the presence of an awkward black panel. And no, we are not talking about transparent TVs; we are talking about projectors, specifically a projector with TV functionality. Continue reading The Future Of Android TV Is This: A Portable Projector

Teenage Engineering Updates OD-11 With Bluetooth

Remember the super cool Teenage Engineering’s reboot of the Stig Carlsson speaker from four years ago? Well, it has been updated with Bluetooth support – in addition to AirPlay and Spotify connect. Furthermore, it has more colors, now including red, black, walnut and white, plus a limited edition blue which I am all over it. Here’s a quick run down of the OD-11: Continue reading Teenage Engineering Updates OD-11 With Bluetooth

LG Gets Into The “Smart Display” Game With XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9

Is smart display going to be the next big thing? I don’t know. It could be. Whatever it is, LG is into it too, with a new device called LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9 Smart Display. LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9 Smart Display is sort of LG’s take of the recently updated Amazon Echo Show and the JBL LINK View Smart Display Speaker we saw earlier this year. It touts Google Assistant, a touch display and has sound whipped up by Meridian Audio – a second collaboration with the English maker of high-performance, HIFI audio equipment. Continue reading LG Gets Into The “Smart Display” Game With XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9

Porsche Design 911 Soundbar Black Edition: Only Wall-mounted TV Needs Apply

It is safe to assume that if you drive a Porsche 911, you are pretty up there as far as disposal income is concern. In other words, you should be pretty damn rich, and if that is so, you may want this particular sound bar called Porsche Design 911 Soundbar Black Edition from Porsche Design in your life to, you know, complement your love for Porsche 911. Continue reading Porsche Design 911 Soundbar Black Edition: Only Wall-mounted TV Needs Apply