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.

Marshall Gave Its Three Bluetooth Speakers An Upgrade

Marshall was best known guitar amplifier, but the English company have since ventured into personal audio gear and more subsequently, into speaker system that bears the hallmark design of Marshall guitar amplifiers. Recently, the audio equipment maker gave its three iconic Bluetooth speakers, namely Acton, Stanmore, and Woburn, an upgrade. These updated Bluetooth speakers now feature an upgraded DSP for improved dynamic range compression, as well as the latest in Bluetooth technology, Bluetooth 5.0, and Qualcomm’s aptX technology. Continue reading Marshall Gave Its Three Bluetooth Speakers An Upgrade

This Is Portal, A Facebook Video Chat Camera No One Asks For

Apparently, video chat is such a big deal that it calls for Facebook to development of dedicated hardware for the sole purpose of video calling. The social media network giant has has announced on Saturday a pair of video chat devices called Portal and Portal+. No. Portal is nothing sci-fi-ish. It will not port you from one place to another to have face-to-face chat with another person. It will, however, let you video chat using, you guessed it, Facebook Messenger which, honestly, you can do exactly the same with a smartphone, tablet, or a computer with webcam. Continue reading This Is Portal, A Facebook Video Chat Camera No One Asks For

Here Are Some New Sony Headphones For Audiophiles With Deep Pockets

Attention audiophiles, here are some new products from Sony that are sure to be music to your ears. There is a prerequisite though and that is, you ought to have pretty deep pockets, but more on that later. Sony has just announced that it has remastered its Signature Series with IER-Z1R In-Ear Headphones and DMP-Z1 Digital Music Player. In addition, it has introduced two musical in-ear monitors, IER-M9 and IER-M7 In-ear Stage Monitors, and a new audio cans, the MDR-Z7M2 Headphones – a follow up to its acclaimed MDR-Z7 Signature Series Headphones. Continue reading Here Are Some New Sony Headphones For Audiophiles With Deep Pockets

JLab Audio’s New True Wireless Earbuds Cost No More Than $50

If you are still poking around for a truly affordable, true wireless earbuds, JLab Audio JBuds Air True Wireless Signature Earbuds might just be what you have been looking for. Announced last week, this handsome pair of wireless earphones feature 13-14 hours of playtime over Bluetooth, custom EQ3 Sound that offers three custom settings (Signature, Balanced and Bass Boost), a built-in microphone for calls and activating voice assistants such as Siri or Google Assistant, an ergonomic shape that promise secure snug fit without hook, IP55 rating for resistant against sweat, and automatic turning on and pairing between the two sides when taken out of their case. Continue reading JLab Audio’s New True Wireless Earbuds Cost No More Than $50

Microsoft Announced New Surface Devices, Includes Surface Headphones

Microsoft has unveiled a series of new Surface products at its October 2, 2018 event. During the event on this day, the Redmond software giant took the wraps off a host of Surface devices, including the Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2, and a surprise device that most people didn’t expect: a pair of Surface-branded Headphones with Cortana integration. Continue reading Microsoft Announced New Surface Devices, Includes Surface Headphones

DUO Is A Turntable For 21st Century Because, Removable Bluetooth Speaker

Taiwanese audio equipment maker, HYM Audio, gives vinyl turntable a new twist with DUO. DUO is an ingenious take of turntable and it is so called because it has duo functionality. It is a minimal turntable and it is also a portable Bluetooth speaker. The most obvious boon about DUO is, it negates the need for costly stereo setup. You can get on with spinning a vinyl right out of the box. No fuss no muss. However, if you prefer a stereo setup, another DUO Bluetooth speaker can be hooked up to achieve the effect. It is also a Bluetooth speaker which, in case you missed it, can be removed from the setup and bring it along with you when you hit the road. Continue reading DUO Is A Turntable For 21st Century Because, Removable Bluetooth Speaker

No, Seriously, Roku TV Wireless Speakers Only Works With Roku TV

In a strange move, Roku has introduced a pair of wireless speakers, simply called Roku TV Wireless Speakers. The speakers alone aren’t strange, but the fact that it only works with Roku TV is. Like, isn’t this trying to lock consumers into an ecosystem? You know, like what Apple have been doing all this years? Anyways, so yes, Roku TV Wireless Speakers is meant to work with Roku TV and only Roku TV. Luckily, the market is not lacking of affordable Roku TVs, including those from TCL, Sharp, HiSense and more, and recently, JVC too. Continue reading No, Seriously, Roku TV Wireless Speakers Only Works With Roku TV

Roku Introduces New, Super Affordable 4K Streaming Player

I don’t know if there are many 4K contents out there if you could stream, but if there are (4K contents) to be streamed (that tickles your fancy), you can be sure Roku Premiere Streaming Media Player will have you covered. Announced earlier today (or yesterday, depending on where you are), the Roku Premiere, along with a tad pricer Roku Premiere+, are billed as the easiest and most affordable way to stream 4K contents. Continue reading Roku Introduces New, Super Affordable 4K Streaming Player

Razer Ifrit Broadcast Headset’s Product Video Had Us ROTFL

When you do live broadcast, you want to look your best and that includes a mess-free hair. But, really, you can’t do that if you have a clunky headset ON your hair, can you? However nice your hair has been set, it is going to get mess up. That’s not to mention the headset will be partially hiding your gorgeous locks. That there, my friends, is called headset hair. But with the new Razer Ifrit Broadcast Headset, it will liberate you from this hair-raising issue. Continue reading Razer Ifrit Broadcast Headset’s Product Video Had Us ROTFL

Amazon Launches Echo Sub, Echo Link, Link Amp And More

It is a gadget galore today for Amazon. The online retail giant has announced a slew of new products that will further imprints Echo in your life, right down to your automobile. Among the gadgets announced are Echo Sub (yes, it is a subwoofer!), Echo Link, Echo Link Amp, Echo Input, Echo Wall Clock (yup, even wall clock isn’t spared either), an all-new Echo Dot, all-new Echo Plus, all-new Echo Show and finally, there’s the Echo Auto, that puts the power of Alexa inside the car. Continue reading Amazon Launches Echo Sub, Echo Link, Link Amp And More