Google WiFi launches in Singapore — First Use Impressions and Why It’s Exciting

This article was embargoed until 30 Aug. On the 28th of August, Google invited a small group of media to showcase what is their first official hardware foray into the Singaporean market — Google WiFi. What is Google WiFi, you ask? … Continue reading Google WiFi launches in Singapore — First Use Impressions and Why It’s Exciting

Sony Xperia XA1: A mid-ranger with a great camera

Sony wants to make some moves in the mid-range market with the Sony Xperia XA1 hitting Singapore shores in May.

In a competitive market, where the likes of the Motorola Moto G5 and the several cheap low-to-mid range devices that Xiaomi has to offer, Sony’s new XA1 faces plenty of tough competition. Most mid-rangers are often a let-down in the camera department, but the XA1 puts its best foot forward with its 23 megapixel Exmor sensor.

Can it truly stand out to budget-minded buyers? Let’s find out.

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Jaybird X3 | Third Time’s The Charm

I remember reviewing the Jaybird X2 around 1.5 years ago, and being blown away by the sound quality, because (and most other reviewers would agree) they’re simply the best in the Bluetooth sports earphones category. However, fit wasn’t fantastic, sound isolation was subpar, and I found it painful to wear for long. (That’s the tl;dr version. You can read my original review here.)

With the Jaybird X3, a lot of my complaints are addressed, and it’s gotten substantially better by improving over the X2 and the original Bluebuds X. In fact, I’m surprised they even managed to improve upon an already excellent design, by so much. Continue reading “Jaybird X3 | Third Time’s The Charm”