Category Archives: MULTIMEDIA

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

This Muzzle Will Prevent Your Yakking From Annoying Your Coworkers

In today’s strangest thing we have heard all day even before the day gets in the way is this gadget called Hushme. Hushme, as the name pretty much implies, is a device that you wear around your mouth (yes, mouth!) like a surgical mask and in doing so, it supposed to stop your chatter on mobile phone hush, hush. Get it? Yeah, that’s pretty much the gist of its main purpose. Continue reading This Muzzle Will Prevent Your Yakking From Annoying Your Coworkers

Grace Digital Hits Up Kickstarter To Sell Chromecast-enabled Radio

Can’t get enough of music? Then Chromecast is the technology you should look out for, but what’s the fun in Chromecast alone, right? Like most of people of today, you probably want as many options at your disposal and that means bagging an audio gadget like the Grace Digital Mondo+ Internet Radio. Why? Because it is the only audio device at this moment that supports multiroom audio, offers access to regular radio as well as Internet radios, and also Chromecast. Continue reading Grace Digital Hits Up Kickstarter To Sell Chromecast-enabled Radio

Wheel – The Turntable That Is So Minimal That It Is Just, Well, A Wheel

Thanks to the continual love shown by people, vinyl records have risen to rub shoulders with its digital counterpart and the love given to it by music lovers has also lead to inventive folks coming out with brilliant turntables, or as some would call it, record players. To this end, we have seen quite a bit of them in recent years, including ‘audacious’ propositions like stylus-spins-record-static examples like the RokBlok and the app-enabled Love Intelligent Turntable, and even ‘floating’ turnable like the vertical turntable and even one that levitates, but nothing appears to be more surreal than one that’s so minimal that it is just, well, a wheel. Continue reading Wheel – The Turntable That Is So Minimal That It Is Just, Well, A Wheel

Mindset Headphones Goes Beyond Playing Music, Helps You To Focus Too

If you really think about it, consumer audio headphones hasn’t really change a lot since its invention. Sure, we have goodness of noise cancellation, better drivers and so on, but the concept remain pretty much the same and its use is, well, the same, and that’s to feed audio to our soundholes. However, there’s one startup that thinks a pair of headphones can be so much more. It should not only spit out tunes into your ears, but also monitor your brain activity and guide along the way so you can be productive. How, you ask? Well, the magic lies in the headband which is not your run-of-the-mill head-clamping contraption; Mindset Smart Headphones, as it is called, has EEG (short for electroencephalogram) built into it that continuously monitor your brain activity. Continue reading Mindset Headphones Goes Beyond Playing Music, Helps You To Focus Too

SONOS New Under-The-TV Sound System Wants To Boost Your TV’s Audio

While SONOS has not been exactly quiet in the market, it didn’t really have a new product like, in years (redesigned and refreshed products does not count). That changes with SONOS PLAYBASE, a TV companion speaker system designed from the ground-up that’s truly new to the SONOS family. Though it is worthy to note that the concept of PLAYBASE is hardly new. If the product name offers any hint, it would be it is a base and it is indeed a base, designed to slip under a stand-equipped TV (up to 77 lbs or 35 kg), just like what LG, Bose and the likes have done. Continue reading SONOS New Under-The-TV Sound System Wants To Boost Your TV’s Audio

Sony Xperia Ear “Open-style Concept” Is The Future Of Headphones

Like the Xperia Touch Interactive Android Projector which points to the future of projectors, Sony’s Xperia Ear “Open-style Concept” headphones is an example where headphones technology is heading. Soon, headphones that cuts you off from the rest of the world will be a thing of the past. Utilizing ‘open-ear’ audio technology developed by Sony’s Future Lab Program, Sony Xperia Ear “Open-style Concept” allows users to listen to music and received notifications while still enabling the wearer to hear sounds from the environment. Continue reading Sony Xperia Ear “Open-style Concept” Is The Future Of Headphones

This Is Sony Xperia Touch, It Will Turn Any Surface Into A Touch Surface

When you talk about projectors, you probably think of a device that throws an image on a vertical, flat surface. While it is true the Sony Xperia Touch you see here fulfils the aforementioned typical projector criteria, it is not quite like your typical projector. It is an interactive Android projector that is capable of turning any flat surface, vertical or horizontal, into a 23-inch HD touchscreen and it has ultrashort throw too, meaning distance and space constraint will never be an issue, like ever. So, yeah, Xperia Touch is likely a representation of what the future projectors will be. Continue reading This Is Sony Xperia Touch, It Will Turn Any Surface Into A Touch Surface

HTC Vive Tracker And Audio Strap Pricing And Availability Announced

The lack of integrated audio and the wear comfort of the HTC Vive is, apparently, questionable, and also, it is kind of lonely because it is but a lone VR headset like so many of them out there. However, for $99.99 a pop, you can spruce up your experience with the Vive with the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap and/or the Vive Tracker. The former is an accessory that adds integrated headphones to the headset with “new comfort features” so you’d be inclined to wear it longer, and it gets a new sizing dial that will afford quick adjustments to fit single or multiple users. Continue reading HTC Vive Tracker And Audio Strap Pricing And Availability Announced

ColorWare Will Now Sell You Apple AirPods In The Colors Of Your Choice

If you have been following this blog, you will have already know that I am not fan of Apple AirPods for reasons which I do not need to repeat myself. Having said that, does customizing it in color chosen from a plethora of colors change my mind about this astounding design fail? Probably not. Though I must admit, disregarding the form, colors do make the already eye-catching (I don’t mean it in a good way, btw) wireless in-ear headphones pops. So, if you are up for some colored StickPods, wait, I mean to say AirPods, with the hope (or not) that perhaps some colors would alleviate the awfulness, well then the maestro of coloring gadgets, ColorWare, is here to help. Continue reading ColorWare Will Now Sell You Apple AirPods In The Colors Of Your Choice

Focal’s €100K Audiophile Audio Cans Is Loaded With 6.5 Carats Of Diamonds

For those with the penchant for the luxury and sweet audio reproduction, a pair of audiophile headphones wouldn’t be suffice, which is why there’s the Focal Utopia by Tournaire. Focal is renowned for its sound quality, but not nearly enough to satisfy folks with a taste of the ultimate in luxury (read: folks who won’t bat an eyelid swallowing ounces after ounces of Almas caviar) and therefore, the audio equipment maker look to father and son, Philippe and Mathieu Tournaire of Tournaire to give it its high-end open-back headphones the bling that would satisfy even the most demanding, music-loving Scrooge McDuckians. Unveiled in June 2016, the Focal Utopia by Tournaire’s sleek design is boosted by handcrafted Tournaire jewellers’ symbol coated in 18k gold (but, of course) and embellished with luxe-requisite diamonds – totalling 6.5 carats. Continue reading Focal’s €100K Audiophile Audio Cans Is Loaded With 6.5 Carats Of Diamonds