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Articles tagged for: Sound

May 21, 2015

Google Tone: A Cool Way To Share URLs Using Sound

Google has recently released an experimental Chrome extension called Google Tone which allows users to share URLs with other devices in close proximity using sound.

March 03, 2015

Lenovo A7000 w/ ATMOS surround sound now official

In addition to the Vibe Shot, Lenovo also announced the first smartphone to have a Dolby ATMOS surround technology embedded at its core. The A7000, a mid-range smartphone, carries decent specs at a decent price.

March 03, 2015

Lenovo outs Tab 2 A8 and A10-70, feature Dolby Atmos Sound

Lenovo also has its presence felt at the MWC with three tablets, two of which promotes a richer audio and multimedia experience with Dolby’s Atmos Sound: The Tab 2 A8 and the Tab 2 A10-70.

February 23, 2015

Bose SoundTouch 30 Quick Review

We’ve already given you our thoughts regarding the company’s SoundTouch 20, and now we have in our hands its bigger sibling — the Bose SoundTouch 30. It basically has the same functionalities and features as the smaller model but what would make you want to buy it? Read on this quick review and find out. 

February 08, 2015

Experience Dolby Atmos Home Theater Setup at JBL Sound Gallery

As we’ve previously reported, we were invited to JBL Sound Gallery for an intimate hands-on experience of their audio peripherals. There were a handful of speakers and headphones that were tossed around that night (including the soon-to-be-available Harman Kardon Soho Wireless), but the main highlight of the night was their surround speaker setup featuring the […]

December 14, 2014

Bose SoundLink On-Ear Bluetooth Headphones Review

People have different tastes especially when it comes to music. That’s why the hardware we use to listen to them have their own different characteristics – some are great with bass while some are more inclined towards trebles. Then there are the special unbiased ones that offer great balance from both ends of the spectrum. […]

December 10, 2014

Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth speaker Review

Want a portable Bluetooth speaker that is eye-catching yet capable of producing great sounds? Then you might want to take a look at the Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth speaker. It comes in five appealing colors, packs great audio, Bluetooth connectivity, and a price tag under Php9k.

December 10, 2014

Bose SoundDock XT Quick Review

Bose has a slew of new audio peripherals that landed first on our hands. One of these is the Bose SoundDock XT that was just announced a couple of months back and looks promising even on first glance. Is it a speaker that would capture the hearts (and ears) of many? We find out. 

November 02, 2014

Razer unveils Leviathan Soundbar, priced at USD199

While most gamers are fond of using headphones during gameplay, others prefer speakers or soundbar for their audio needs. Well, if you are among the latter group, then you might be interested in Razer’s new feature-packed audio device called the Leviathan Soundbar.

October 09, 2014

MSI-ECS opens Beats Sound and Store Promo

MSI-ECS Philippines has recently announced the Beats Sound and Store promo which will reward consumers who will buy either a Beats Solo HD or Beats Pill 1.0 with a FREE 500GB Seagate Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive during the promo period.

June 29, 2014

Bose SoundLink Mini Quick Review

Portability and sound quality are the two imperative factors when it comes to compact, Bluetooth speakers. Some speakers are light and can be easily carried in a small bag, but then sound quality suffers due to weak drivers. Some are equipped with full-sized drivers that give off high quality music, but are too bulky to […]

May 19, 2014

Bose SoundLink III Review

Along with the SoundTouch 20, we also received the Bose SoundLink III a couple of weeks back for review. And after using it as our daily driver, we’re ready to share with you guys our full review of this portable wireless speaker.

May 17, 2014

Bose SoundTouch 20 Review

Bose already has lots of different speaker models for varying usage but the SoundTouch series is something new for the company. This lineup specializes in multi-room setup that all connects using Wi-Fi. What we have is the SoundTouch 20 which sits in the middle of SoundTouch Portable and SoundTouch 30. See what sets it apart […]

February 17, 2014

Google buys SlickLogin – uses sound waves, not passwords

There have been many cases of hacking Internet sites due to stolen passwords. What if your way of securely getting inside is by using unique sound waves? This is what SlickLogin is about, and they have just been bought by Google.

June 14, 2013

HTC Butterfly S spotted with BoomSound

The HTC Butterfly was one of the first phones to pack a 1080p display, and now we might be seeing an update to it – the HTC Butterfly S.

December 16, 2012

Google updates Search for Android, adds Sound Search

Google has just enhanced their Search app by integrating Sound Search for Google Play feature that allows the app to provide relevant results based on the rhythm it tuned in to.

August 27, 2012

Soundfreaq Platform Speakers Review

The Soundfreaq Platform (SFQ-01A) has been out in the market since late 2010 but it’s only until recently that this iPhone/iPod dock has been released locally.

August 02, 2012

Soundfreaq SoundKick Review

SoundKick SFQ-04 is the latest portable speaker from the fairly new audio equipment manufacturer SoundFreaq. Let’s see what it’s all about on our full review.

June 22, 2012

Unboxing the Krave Multimedia Soundbar

Got this interesting piece of equipment from Filmographia, a local developer and distributor of the Krave Multimedia Soundbar. It looks just like a typical soundbar that works like a 2.1 speaker and subwoofer set but there’s actually more to it.

March 20, 2012

App in Focus: SoundHound, music search & discovery

Have you experienced having a tune or a song stuck in your head, but struggling to know the title of the song? Or did you hear a song that you’ve never heard before and got so interested with it that you want to know its title and who sang it. It happened to me one […]

May 09, 2011

Creative Zii Sound D5

The Zii Sound D5 belongs to Creative’s top-tier flagship speakers line-up — it’s both an iPod/iPhone docking station and a wireless speaker system.

June 20, 2010

Logitech Z523 does 360-degree sounds

When Logitech signed up to be an advertiser on this blog, I was curious what they’d be launching in the Philippines. I had a hunch it would be some sort of speakers so when the banner ads came out and said they’re 360-degree speakers, I checked out the stores for them.

April 06, 2008

Does anyone buy Sound Cards anymore?

Is this industry dying or just become more narrow? Sound cards nowadays are mostly built into the motherboard (brand comes to mind is Realtek) and they’re already good enough with some having 5.1 surround sound while others have up to 8 channels.

July 30, 2015

Marshall Major II headphones now available in PH

Marshall today announces the availability of its new Major II headphones as an update to the famous Marshall Major. It’s a pair of on-ear headphones that have updated features and have been tweaked to be better than its already successful predecessor.

July 28, 2015

5 of the Best-Looking Laptops of mid-2015

The first half of the year has already come and gone by, and as a part of our usual roundup of all things tech, we compile our 5 of the best-looking laptops that have been launched and are available locally.

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