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.

Xiaomi Unveiled A Slew Of Products, Including A Transparent Phone

We are going to be quick here because there are way too many things happening here and we are not about to go on a 1,000 words article on it. It is about Xiaomi. The Chinese mobile phone maker (and maker of everything under the sun) has introduced a couple of new Android smartphones, plus a slew of gadgets. The announced products include the Mi 8 smartphone (including a delightful, transparent Mi 8 Explorer Edition), Mi 8 SE, Mi TV 4 75-inch, a collaborative standalone VR headset developed with Oculus, and the third-generation Mi Band (aptly called Mi Band 3) which is now water resistant to 50 meters (164 feet) and touts a brighter display. Continue reading Xiaomi Unveiled A Slew Of Products, Including A Transparent Phone

This Bluetooth Speaker Leverages On Bottle To Create Resonance

The market is flooded with Bluetooth speakers, ranging from the cheap to the expensive, and in variety of shapes and sizes, but none touts sustainability like the Woori Elec. Cork Speaker does. Cork Speaker is, as the product name implies, a portable Bluetooth speaker designed to be plugged to the opening of an empty bottle. The speaker is tiny but its designer thought of an ingenious way to bring out the sound and that is to leverage on an empty vessel. Continue reading This Bluetooth Speaker Leverages On Bottle To Create Resonance

Technics Takes A Break From Turntable With New Wireless Speaker System

Technics has, in recent years, established itself as the purveyor of turntables of sort, and so, when it unveiled a new “premium wireless speaker system” last week at the Munich High End Show 2018, we are kind of pleasantly surprised and as such, we are compelled to let you in on it. Called Technics OTTAVA S SC-C50 Wireless Speaker System, this new offering from the long time audio maker has a very striking aesthetic, featuring a curvaceous aluminum enclosure and packs no less than seven drivers in rigid, glass fiber body that promised to deliver a wide soundstage. Continue reading Technics Takes A Break From Turntable With New Wireless Speaker System

This Is klang mkI, Loewe’s First Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Loewe, the German luxury TV maker, is known for its television. It has dabbled in audio products too, but never portable wireless speakers, well, that’s until now. Meet Loewe klang mkI wireless Bluetooth speaker, the company’s foray into the world of untethered, portable speaker. Loewe is a little late in the game, but the product should appeal to Loewe fans who have been wondering why the brand hasn’t have any portable Bluetooth speaker to offer them. Continue reading This Is klang mkI, Loewe’s First Portable Bluetooth Speaker

AmpPack Packs A Power Bank, Wireless Earbuds Into An iPhone Case

While cool, wireless earbuds also bring about new sets of inconvenience. Inconveniences such as one more thing to charge and carry, and the risk of losing the earbuds because of the former. As weird as it is, an integrated Apple AirPods case might have solved those “inconveniences” and now, there is the Ascape AmpPack for iPhone users who are non-fan of the ugly-ass AirPods. Continue reading AmpPack Packs A Power Bank, Wireless Earbuds Into An iPhone Case

Mirage Solo, The First Standalone Daydream VR Headset, Is Now Available

First announced in January, the first standalone Daydream VR headset, Lenovo Mirage Solo, and the first camera built for VR180, Lenovo Mirage Camera, are now available for purchase. And boy, are they pricey. Well, at least the VR headset is when compared to the Oculus Go. Anyways, you are looking at a starting price of $399.99 for the VR headset and $300 for the camera. Continue reading Mirage Solo, The First Standalone Daydream VR Headset, Is Now Available

JBL LINK BAR With Android TV Wants To Do What Roku Did To TV

Looks like Google is determined to make everything hands-free. The search giant’s Google Assistant is already in a myriad of gadgets and it is now coming to soundbar too, starting with a collaboration with premium audio maker, JBL. Called JBL LINK BAR powered by Android TV, it is a new gadget that will turn your TV into an Android TV, essentially doing what Roku did to TV. Continue reading JBL LINK BAR With Android TV Wants To Do What Roku Did To TV

You Won’t Believe How Much The TCL 6 Series 4K HDR Roku TV Costs

We all know how expensive 4K TVs are, but thanks to brands like TCL, getting cutting edge TV no longer need not to be a bank breaker. The brand’s 6 Series 4K HDR Roku TVs is one good example. Granted, it may not be as flexible in entertainment because they are not Android TVs, but armed with Roku, it should have enough entertainment to fill most people’s day. Continue reading You Won’t Believe How Much The TCL 6 Series 4K HDR Roku TV Costs

Oculus Go VR Headset Is Officially Available To 23 Countries

First announced last October, Facebook-owned Oculus’s first standalone, affordable VR headset, Oculus Go, is finally available. The device, which is available to 24 countries, is launching with over 1,000 games and experiences, including Discovery VR, Hulu, Netflix, Jurassic World Blue, Coaster Combat, They Suspect Nothing – just to name a few. Continue reading Oculus Go VR Headset Is Officially Available To 23 Countries

Jang Junyoung’s Disappearing Flat Screen TV Is The Future Of Television

Who else here thinks that a TV is an eyesore in any setting? I guess not many cos’ we have learned to come to terms with what we believe as the “necessary evil.” Well, what considered to be an eyesore to some, will not be anymore with Jang Junyoung’s 55-inch Transparent TV. The designer conceptualized a flatscreen TV with an almost completely transparent display that literally hides the TV in plain sight when not in use. Pretty rad, right? Continue reading Jang Junyoung’s Disappearing Flat Screen TV Is The Future Of Television