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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.

August 21, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi Note Review

The Xiaomi Redmi Note is the Chinese company’s affordable phablet offering that features a 5.5-inch HD display, 13 megapixel camera, 3,100mAh battery, dual-SIM capabilities, and powered by a MediaTek octa-core CPU and MIUI V5 OS. With an expected price tag of around Php7,000, is the Redmi Note the smartphone worth waiting for? Let’s find out […]

August 20, 2014

HTC One (M8) for Windows debuts, WP 8.1.1 in tow

It has long been rumored that HTC will be launching a Windows Phone version of the HTC One (M8), which also happens to be the company’s current flagship smartphone in the Android segment. Today, all the allegations have been put to rest as the Taiwanese firm officially debuted the HTC One (M8) for Windows.

August 19, 2014

HTC Butterfly 2 officially announced

HTC officially introduces the newest member in the Butterfly lineup – the Butterfly 2. It boasts a Full HD display while its 2.5Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor runs the show.

August 17, 2014

ASRock shows off Fatal1ty X99M Killer

As Intel gears up for the official launch of its new Haswell-E processors, motherboard makers are starting to flaunt their upcoming X99 boards and ASRock is now different as it boasts the yet-to-be-released Micro-ATX board dubbed as the Fatal1ty X99M Killer.

August 15, 2014

ASUS launches ROG Maximus VII Impact

Following the launch of the Crossblade Ranger, ASUS introduced the ROG Maximus VII Impact – a Mini-ITX motherboard that’s compatible with 4th-Generation Intel Core processors, Devil’s Canyon and the next generation processor from Intel which is currently dubbed as “Haswell Refresh”.

August 14, 2014

Lenovo S850 Review

The Lenovo S850 is one of the company’s latest mid-range offerings that was launched in the country late last month. It features a 5-inch HD display, a 13 megapixel rear camera, and powered by a MediaTek quad-core CPU and Android KitKat. Find out what we think of the device by reading our full review.

August 14, 2014

Bose QuietComfort 20 Quick Review

Bose is known for premium audio products. They have been manufacturing products with great performance and quality since 1964. Now in 2014, let’s have a quick look at the QuietComfort 20, the first in-ear noise cancelling headphones from Bose.

August 12, 2014

Asus ROG Crossblade Ranger lands, priced at Php8,990

Hot off its official debut last week, the new ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Crossblade Ranger FM2+ motherboard has already reached our shore and is immediately looking to impress A88X/A-Series users with its signature ROG look and a few extra features geared to improve the overall performance of a gaming rig.

August 12, 2014

Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7 Quick Review

Cherry Mobile partnered with NVIDIA to bring the Tegra Note 7 here in the Philippines. There has been some redesigning that happened from the international variant physique-wise, but the same NVIDIA-powered components are driving it inside. Did this gaming and multimedia tablet perform well during its time with us? Read on and find out.

August 07, 2014

CM Tegra Note 7 Benchmark and Gaming/Speaker Test

While we prep up the review for the Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7, here are some quick tests  and demonstrations we did with the tablet. We benchmarked it, tried out its DirectStylus on its SketchBookX app, and played a couple of racing and shooter games on it.

August 07, 2014

MSI WS60 Workstation, Intel Core i7 and NVIDIA Quadro for $2.3k

MSI has introduced their new pro laptop that comes with a 15.6-inch display with up to 3K resolution, 4th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, NVIDIA Quadro K2100M GPU, and a slim body at 0.78 inches thick – the WS60 Workstation.

August 06, 2014

Playground Smart Watch Quick Review

Every now and then we get interesting gadgets to review like the Playground BS-200 Bluetooth Speaker and Playground PF100 which we reviewed recently. As a follow up, we received a new toy from the same brand and this time it’s a smart watch. Check out our quick review of the Playground Smart Watch below.

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