Category Archives: MULTIMEDIA

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

You Will Want This Polygonal Humanoid Speaker Out In Plain Sight

Speakers are, well, just speakers. They are kind of on the receiving end of a love-hate relationship of music lovers. I mean, you need speakers to pump out music that’s for sure, but not everyone love the sight of decor-invading speakers. To be honest, I think most people have learned to accept it, but what if I tell you that you don’t have conform to the norm? Well, you can, with the Sound Heroes Bluetooth Speaker by Kalium Labs. Sound Heroes is literally a hero for those who can’t stand the sight of grill-on-box speakers because it pumps out voluminous sound without looking like a speaker; not even one bit. It takes on the form of a polygonal humanoid. Yes. You heard that right. Polygonal humanoid. And therefore, it will forever change the way you look at speakers. Continue reading You Will Want This Polygonal Humanoid Speaker Out In Plain Sight

$350 Siri-enabled HomePod Is Apple’s Answer To Amazon Echo

You heard the rumor and here it is, the much speculated Apple speaker. Called HomePod, this 7-inch tall yarn roll-like speaker is Apple’s answer to Amazon Alexa-enabled Echo. Coming from Apple, design is never a disappointment and so, we shall dispense with detailing the aesthetic. HomePod leverages on spatial awareness to know its location in the room and automatically adjust the audio to deliver “amazing audio quality.” With HomePod, over 40 million songs are available to you through Apple Music subscription and like the so many streaming music services available today, it learns your personal music tastes and helps you to discover new music. Continue reading $350 Siri-enabled HomePod Is Apple’s Answer To Amazon Echo

Spinbox: A Portable Turntable That You Can Assemble Yourself

So you love vinyls, but how strong is your love for the grooved plastic disc? Is it strong enough that you will want to cobble up a turntable? Oh, wait. You don’t have the know how? Neither do we, but soon, you and I could because a thing called Spinbox is coming to the market. Spinbox is record player that you will get to assemble yourself and it is made mostly out of high-quality, water resistant paper material similar to those used by Apple in product packaging. Continue reading Spinbox: A Portable Turntable That You Can Assemble Yourself

Google Lens And WorldSense Standalone VR Headsets Announced

Well, what do you know? Using your phone’s camera is going to even more fulfilling soon. No. We are not talking about new selfie technology that will make you look prettier (although that can be deemed fulfilling too); it is a lot more than that. It is a new vision-based computing capability found in a new initiative called Google Lens. Notice how Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai never refer Google Lens to as a product, but an initiative at this year’s Google I/O? And that kind of make me skeptical, but more on why later. Now, on why Google Lens is awesome. Continue reading Google Lens And WorldSense Standalone VR Headsets Announced

Vintage Style Turntable Is Something No Vinyl Lovers Should Ignore

Some vinyl lovers adore the idea of futuristic vinyl player, AKA turntable, but if you are those who long for a turntable that befits the vinyl-era look, well, then look no further than the Signature Vinyl Record Player Classic Turntable Stereo System from Electrohome. Clad in a real wood veneer finished enclosure, this particular turntable mimics the look of an old fashion radio, complete with details like amber lighting on the analog tuning dial, rotary control knob, , antiqued patina faceplate, and an era-accurate speaker grille which we all fondly remember. Continue reading Vintage Style Turntable Is Something No Vinyl Lovers Should Ignore

Amazon Echo Family’s Newest Member Has 7″ Touch Display, Makes Video Calls

Amazon is hatching a plan to take over your lives, or at least make you dependent on it. After unleashing Echo to manage many aspects of your life like turning on/off lights, play music, read news, and even advising on your attire – all by using voice commands, Amazon Echo family now grew to include visual with Amazon Echo Show. In addition to having a camera and speakers – both of which can be found on the Echo and Echo Look, Echo Show, if you haven’t get it from its namesake, benefits from having a crisp 7-inch touchscreen display. Continue reading Amazon Echo Family’s Newest Member Has 7″ Touch Display, Makes Video Calls

Einstein Robot Adds Scientific Facts To What You Have Asked

Remember the adorable scene of Einstein bobbleheads turning alive and conversing with night guard Larry Daley (played by Ben Stiller) in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian? Well, wouldn’t it be nice to have a real, miniature version of the world’s most recognizable genius who could answer the questions you have in that wrinkly sponge of yours? I know right? If you are into science, you will wish for one and the good news is, you actually can – all thanks to robotic company, Hanson Robotics. The commercial robotic development company has released its first mass-produced consumer robot in the form of Albert Einstein Robot which you and I can buy. Continue reading Einstein Robot Adds Scientific Facts To What You Have Asked

Someone Is Bringing Back Cassette Tape Player And It Looks Totally Rad

People, start digging out your collection of ancient cassette tapes from your closet or attic (or self serve store), because a new age cassette player maybe coming your way. Well, that’s if Lithuanian audiovisual art duo, BrainMonk, have their way with Elbow, the next-generation portable cassette player. We are not sure if Star-Lord love for cassette mix tape has anything to do with this rekindled interest, but anyways, this modern day cassette tape player could be a reality – once BrainMonk worked out the technicality and the financial aspect of making one. Continue reading Someone Is Bringing Back Cassette Tape Player And It Looks Totally Rad

Bean-shaped Audio Earbuds Because, That’s The Ear Shape Everyone Has

It’s funny how biometric never gets to the ear since it is a known fact that no two person ears are the same. Ok. That will be totally weird. Anywho, we are not going to talk about the anatomy of the ear, but we heard the science of the shape of our ears had some in-ear headphones makers wanting to custom earbuds for each individual – that’s if, of course, the individual is willing to pay the price, which usually is, how do you say? Alarming? However, there’s a Netherlands-based outfit, Allocacoc, said it has discovered that, despite the differences in individual’s ears, they actually found there is actually a common shape in all ears. Continue reading Bean-shaped Audio Earbuds Because, That’s The Ear Shape Everyone Has

WOW-SOUND: Waterproof And An Astounding 50 Hours of Battery Life

The last thing a pool or beach party wants is a speaker with a conked out battery. But with WOW-SOUND Portable Outdoor Speaker System, battery would be the least of your concern. Why? Because this UFO-shaped rugged outdoor speaker has the craziest battery life we have see thus far: over 50 hours per charge (!) and it does so with a compact form (6.89 by 7.56 inches, or 17.5 x 19.5 cm) that still packs a quad of 2-inch neodymium active drivers and a 4-inch passive radiator to deliver 50 watts of omnidirectional sound, and it has a 360-degree three-setting LED lights to boot, because WOW-SOUND is all about outdoors and active lifestyle. Continue reading WOW-SOUND: Waterproof And An Astounding 50 Hours of Battery Life