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.

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

Xiaomi Poke Fun At New iPhones’ High Prices With XR, XS And XS Max Bundles

Rumors prior to the unveiling of the new iPhones suggested that the new small devices from Apple may be a tad ‘cheaper’ than its outgoing predecessor, but as the unveiling last week have showed us, the rumored ‘cheaper’ pricing was not true. If anything, Apple is pushing the limits of what consumers are willing to pay. As consumers are still coming to terms with the pricing of the new iPhones, China’s very own electronics giant Xiaomi has taken the opportunity to poke fun at the iPhone’s high prices by introducing its own XR, XS, XS Max product bundles that are priced as the same as the new iPhones. These cheeky folks really see opportunity, don’t they? Continue reading Xiaomi Poke Fun At New iPhones’ High Prices With XR, XS And XS Max Bundles

Apple Unveiled Three New iPhones And Apple Watch Series 4

This is it. After much speculations and leaks, including a hands on video, the new Apple iPhones are finally official. Along with it, is the Apple Watch Series 4 and an update for the Siri-enabled Apple HomePod. As expected, the three handsets include an entry level device called iPhone XR and the other being the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. Damn, the naming seems little messed up, don’t you think? Anyways, the iPhone XR is the beauty I am looking for personally. Continue reading Apple Unveiled Three New iPhones And Apple Watch Series 4

Q-Bass Is The Definitive True Wireless Speaker For Bass Heads

A comprehensive speaker system rigged for home entertainment requires a myriad of equipment, including the likes of DAC crossover, main speaker and subwoofer amps, plus there are the required speakers and subwoofer. The result? A cramped living and unsightly cables snaking around. That’s not to mention the setup is very tedious and time consuming. This is a woe Hong Kong-based ONEaudio aimed to address with its Q-Bass Wireless Speaker and Subwoofer. Continue reading Q-Bass Is The Definitive True Wireless Speaker For Bass Heads

While The Market Is Still Catching Up With 4K TV, 8K TV Is Already Here

While consumers are still in the process of catching up with 4K TV, Samsung is already in the future with 8K TV. You heard that right. 8K! That’s a whopping 7,680 x 4,320 pixels – double that of the resolution of the already eye-watering 4K UHD. So yeah, 8K is upon us and from here on, things are going a lot crazier. Way more crazier. Don’t worry that your 4K contents can’t keep with the impossibly high resolution Samsung Q900 QLED 8K because, it has 8K AI Upscaling to take care of that and it will upscale from any source. Continue reading While The Market Is Still Catching Up With 4K TV, 8K TV Is Already Here

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Edge: Where The Entire Speaker Is The Volume Knob

Most speaker systems, wireless or not, always have two things: the speaker grille and a few buttons for music control. The latter has been a design challenge for audio equipment makers who cared about aesthetic, but then touch control came along and practically alleviate this design eyesore. For Danish high end audio equipment maker Bang & Olufsen, however, touch control isn’t enough. In addition to touch sensitive aluminum interface, the Beosound Edge has proximity sensors that light up the speaker when sensing your approach. Fancy. Continue reading Bang & Olufsen Beosound Edge: Where The Entire Speaker Is The Volume Knob

Audio-Technica Introduces Its First True Wireless Earbuds At IFA

You know the technology for true wireless earbuds is finally ripe for picking when big players are slowly joining the wireless earbuds bandwagon. The last we heard was Pioneer and today, Audio-Technica also surprises us with not one, but two pairs of true wireless earbuds. The first is Audio-Technica Sound Reality ATH-CKR7TW and the second pair is one geared towards active lifestyle called Audio-Technica SonicSport True Wireless ATH-SPORT7TW. Continue reading Audio-Technica Introduces Its First True Wireless Earbuds At IFA

Hadoro’s Luxurious Carbon Fiber AirPods Costs A Cool $760

There is no way you can’t stand out with the Apple AirPods (that’s in a bad way, btw), but even so, you may want a touch luxury or individualism which companies like Brikk and ColorWare will gladly provide. While ColorWare 150-ish custom color Apple earbuds is affordable, we can’t say the same for Brikk Lux AirPods. This is where Hadoro AirPods Carbon Black may be able to fill the shoes. It is luxurious, in a carbon fiber way, and it costs ‘just’ €650 (US$760). Continue reading Hadoro’s Luxurious Carbon Fiber AirPods Costs A Cool $760