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Pioneer $100 Lightning Speaker Will Made Conference Speaker Obsolete

Gone are the days where you need clunky equipment to set up a proper conference room that could potentially that cost tens of thousands of dollars. With the advancement in projection technology, a palm-size projector like The Cube or UO Smart Beam Laser Projector, along with a smartphone, could be the answer to your need for visual presentations and today, Pioneer and Onkyo U.S.A. Corporation announced yet another revolution in boardroom conferencing: a smart, pocket-size Lightning-powered conference speaker called Rayz Rally. Continue reading Pioneer $100 Lightning Speaker Will Made Conference Speaker Obsolete

Can Turntables Ever Be Audiophile-grade? Apparently, It Can With Pioneer’s New PL-30 Vinyl Turntable

In a world where digital music rein supreme, vinyl is still a much revered media. Especially so in recent years. Unlike cassette tapes, vinyl is not at the mercy of molding and even if molds get to it, it can be easily wipe off, but can this classic media be called audiophile-grade? Apparently, it can with the Pioneer Pl-30 Vinyl Turntable which promised to turn out analog audiophile sound. Yep. Analog audiophile sound. And to achieve that, Pioneer has incorporated features like dual-layered chassis with a four millimeter thick metal plate aimed to “increase mass and stability”, phono equalizer to get the most out of any vinyl collection, and a low center of gravity to ensure stable playback and audio reproduction with minimal feedback and resonance. Continue reading Can Turntables Ever Be Audiophile-grade? Apparently, It Can With Pioneer’s New PL-30 Vinyl Turntable

What We Have Missed: Day 227, Week 33 Year 2014

Pioneer In-Car Receivers With Smartphone Integration Pioneers In-car Receivers for 2015 Gets Smartphone Integration
Pioneer has announced 9 CD receivers and a digital media receiver for 2015 – all boasting expanded smartphone integration via Bluetooth. features include BT Dual Device Connection, BT Music Library Browsing, Siri Eyes Free functionality, Android Media Transfer Protocol and more. from $90. LEARN MORE.


Goldgenie iPhone 6 Elite Gold Another Company Offering 24ct Gold iPhone 6 Even Before Official Launch
first it was Brikk, now its Goldgenie’s turn to offer the yet-to-be-announced iPhone 6 in all its 24ct gold glory. the firm claims it has “established special relationships with premium Apple resellers, and therefore is able to reserve a handful for those willing to drop the money. 50% deposit will be required. from £1,098.75. BUY.


Crave Vesper Sex Toy This Pendant Is Actually An Elegantly Crafted Sex Toy
part jewelry, part sex toy, the Vesper by San Francisco-based Crave is in fact a vibrator. naturally, i have no use of it, but no less awed by how far sex toy industry has come and never knew sex toy could be so, well, classy. it is of stainless construction and offers three speeds, plus pulsating effect. from $49. BUY. [via]
Carbon Touch Carbon Fiber Plier Stapler Behold! Carbon Fiber Has Arrived To Stapler. Yes. The Stationery.
honestly, i have no issue with everything going carbon fiber, even for toilet seat, but a stapler of carbon fiber? well, that’s kind of crossing the line. i prefer to use till spoil and throw, but with this $79 item, i won’t bear to do so. that’s a lot of money to pay even if it can pierce through 15 sheets at a time. BUY. [via]
Baby-shaped Pears Baby-shaped Pears Are So, Creepy and Adorable At The Same Time
so yes. these are real pears, grown in Suzhou, China. the farmers achieved the baby shape by growing the pear in clear plastic molds, which we were told you can buy it to have a go yourself. as the pears grow,they eventually results in these creepy and yet, rather adorable babies, i mean, fruits. LEARN MORE. [via]
Petly Automatic Pet Food Dispenser Minimalistic Automatic Pet Feeder For Pets Without the Frills
we have seen our fair share of pet feeders and this battery-powered Petly automatic food dispenser is perhaps the prettiest of the lot to date. perfect for those who hate frills and just need one that can schedule meal time for your dogs or cats – all without marring your beautiful home decor. 31,860 Yen. BUY. [via]

Pioneer Brings Dolby Atmos To Your Home Theatre Setup With New Elite Speakers

Dolby Atmos is the latest in Dolby sound technology that goes above and beyond what your usual surround sound can offer by introducing sounds from above, so you can immerse yourself in the pouring torrential rains or thundering aircraft flying overhead. now Dolby wants you to experience this same overhead sound outside of Dolby Atmos theaters and Pioneer Electronics is the among the first to bring this new surround audio technology to your home with its Pioneer Dolby Atmos Elite Speaker System. the system comprises of bookshelf speakers (SP-EBS73-LR), center channel speaker (SP-EC73), floorstanding speakers (SP-EFS73) and subwoofer (SW-E10), and was penned by Pioneer’s chief speaker engineer, Andrew Jones. Continue reading Pioneer Brings Dolby Atmos To Your Home Theatre Setup With New Elite Speakers

Pioneer MX and CX Series Headphones Wants You To Immerse In Nightclub Sound

you know, there are hundreds and one way headphones makers can push their products, but one that promised “superior club sound” like these of MX and CX series headphones from Pioneer Electronics have to be the first and it is the promised of ‘nightclub sound’ that prompts us to take a second look. aesthetically, they are naturally pretty products, but beyond the beauty, Pioneer says that these headphones will have snappy midrange and low bass response that kind of replicates the sound of nightclubs that usually generates “excitement and fun for patrons”. we cannot fathom the rationale, but we guess if you are club music lover, you would probably appreciate these headphones. Continue reading Pioneer MX and CX Series Headphones Wants You To Immerse In Nightclub Sound

Pioneer NEX CarPlay In-Dash Head Units

when Apple CarPlay was announced, fans have mixed reactions. on one hand, they rejoice at the availability of the familiar OS adapted for in-car infotainment and on the other, it appears that such luxury will only be accessible if you buy a spanking new ride. and to add insult to injury – not every damn cars will have them. clearly, buying a new set of wheels is not within the reach of many, but despite the darkness there is a glimmer of hope for those we really wants CarPlay integration with their existing automobile, cos’ Pioneer car audio arm’s NEX in-dash system is the aftermarket solution to address this. so you can save tens of thousands of dollars and instead, pay between $700 and $1,400 for its NEX In-Dash Head Units that boasts CarPlay compatibility, well.. actually not quite yet, at least not right away. Continue reading Pioneer NEX CarPlay In-Dash Head Units

Pioneer SE-MJ591 & SE-NC21M Headphones

Pioneer SE-NC21M Headphones
Pioneer SE-MJ591 & SE-NC21M Headphones | from £79.90 | www.pioneerelectronics.com

whether you are a budget-conscious music lover or just love being immerse in your music collection, these two pairs of headphones, the SE-MJ591 and the SE-NC21M from Pioneer, will have your ears covered. the first of the two, is the flagship on-ear headphones catering to audiophile but with a significantly affordable price tag. it features newly designed 40mm drivers, aerospace-grade plastics construction, high-grade aluminum diaphragm, and various aluminum alloy components for both the look and durability. Continue reading Pioneer SE-MJ591 & SE-NC21M Headphones

Pioneer ELITE SC-57 AV receiver – multichannel prowess

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(credit: Pioneer) Pioneer ELITE SC-57 AV Receiver | US$2,100.00 | www.pioneerelectronics.com

in the A/V receiver industry, it is certainly bold to claim that one of theirs is the most powerful in the market but that’s exactly what Pioneer claimed that its new ELITE SC-57 A/V receiver is. within its standard bulk enclosure lies a nine channel system that pumps out 140 watts per channel and a new Class D3 amplification technology. as if 7-channel isn’t enough, this elite monster has nine channels and is totally capable of zoning up your home with its awesome prowess. other features of this premium AV receiver includes THX Ultra 2 Plus certification, Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD decoding, 32-bit Digital-Analog-Converter, and Marvell Qdeo video processor that does video upscaling to 1080p/24fps. connectivity is in abundance, and apart from its usual audio and video connectivity, it is also WiFi and Bluetooth-ready, DLNA 1.5 certified and supports Apple’s AirPlay technology. so what’s the price of such powerful piece of equipment? the Pioneer ELITE SC-57 AV Receiver carries a hefty price tag of $2,100. ouch. another look from its back after the break Continue reading Pioneer ELITE SC-57 AV receiver – multichannel prowess

Elite LCD TV lives again in North America, thanks to Sharp

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(image credit: Elite) Elite LED LCD TV | from US$5,999.99 | elitelcdtv.com

Sharp has breathed a new lease of life to Pioneer’s former Elite TV brand in North America, continuing the heritage of stunning picture quality and an equally stunning price. pushing ahead its revival are two new models: a 60-inch PRO-60X5FD and a 70-inch PRO-70X5FD LED TVs. the brand may not be as ‘prestigious’ as designer brand name like Loewe or Bang & Olufsen but these pair offers premium specs which include Sharp’s proprietary RGB+Y technology for more vivid colors, full array LED backlighting with local dimming for the blackest black possible, and like any good modern LED LCD TV, it comes with support for Internet apps like our favorite YouTube, NetFlix, CinemaNow and Facebook. Continue reading Elite LCD TV lives again in North America, thanks to Sharp

four Audio-Video receivers announced over the last two weeks

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(credit: Harman Kardon/Pioneer/Yamaha)

over last couple weeks, mainstream maker of AV receivers have separately made announcement of their newest AV receivers for 2011, and today we take a look at four of them from the three specialists of home entertainment system. first off, we have Harmon Kardon announcing four midrange AV receivers, namely the AVR 1565, AVR 1650, AVR 2650 and the AVR 3650, to grace their 2011 lineup with a price range between $400 to $1,000. the former two are 5.1 system, while the latter two are 7.1 system. unlike other midrange AV receivers in the market, these Harman Kardon AV receivers are lacking of AirPlay support and iPhone/iPod compatible USB connections. however, this series offers anything from 50 watts per channel up (AVR-1565) to 100 watts per channel (AVR-3650) of sound and varying features such as Ethernet port, Internet radio streaming, up to six HDMI inputs and of course, Harman Kardon’s trademark beautiful design. Continue reading four Audio-Video receivers announced over the last two weeks