Amazon Fire TV Cube Brings Voice to Your TV

Amazon strives to become the hub for communication and media consumption in homes. The virtual assistant Alexa now becomes even more powerful with the addition of Amazon Fire TV Cube. It promises to “do more with your TV” by leveraging voice commands. Continue reading “Amazon Fire TV Cube Brings Voice to Your TV”

Apple Homepod Now Available for Pre-Orders

Apple Homepod is an AI assistant and speaker set to compete with Google Home and Amazon’s Echo. Apple now accepts pre-orders for customers living in Australia, UK, and the USA. Unfortunately, New Zealand will receive it later. The Homepod goes on sale on February 9th.

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Apple TV 4K Launches in New Zealand

Apple TV 4K is available in New Zealand at a reasonable price starting at $299. It’s capable of streaming content in 4K format and supports HDR. The question is whether it’s worthwhile purchasing this media player for your home? Let’s have a closer look.

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Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro Employs Water Proof Design

The latest activity tracker band from Samsung offers consumers good value as a cross between a smartwatch and a sports band. However, the price of the new Samsung Gear Fit 2 Prois expected to be higher than the predecessor Gear Fit 2. Continue reading “Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro Employs Water Proof Design”

Dell UltraSharp UP2718Q Sports HDR Monitor

The competition for high-end displays is heating up. Dell UltraSharp UP2718Q, which is Dell’s latest 27-inch monitor, is compliant with both the HDR10 standard and the Ultra HD Premium specs. This type of compliance implies and excellent viewing experience and real-life like images. Continue reading “Dell UltraSharp UP2718Q Sports HDR Monitor”

B&O Beolit 17 Indoor & Outdoor Speakers

Portable speakers show up everywhere these days. Bang & Olufsen is one of the leading speaker brands and is well-known for its stylish speakers and high-quality sounds. The latest addition to its line-up is the sturdy and versatile B&O Beolit 17 speaker. Continue reading “B&O Beolit 17 Indoor & Outdoor Speakers”

BeatsX Earphone Launching Soon

The release of Apple’s much-anticipated BeatsX earphone has been delayed by several months. The long wait might be over as the tracking site iStockNow now reports that BeatsX will launch this week. Beat’s by Dr Dre’s NZ site, however, still hasn’t confirmed a release date. Continue reading “BeatsX Earphone Launching Soon”

B&O BeoPlay H9 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones

Bang & Olufsen’s consumer headphone brand B&O Play has released a successor to the on-ear Beoplay H8 headphone. The new B&O BeoPlay H9 provides better comfort and audio quality due to its over-ear design and noise cancellation feature. Continue reading “B&O BeoPlay H9 Wireless Over-Ear Headphones”

Sony ZD9 TV – Redefining Brightness

Sony’s new ultra-bright flagship TV ZD9 is available in three different screen sizes: 65, 75 and 100-inch. The new Backlight Master Drive technology enables Sony ZD9 to display objects with incredible brightness and contrast. Each lamp is controlled separately and can, therefore, optimise focus and intensity. Continue reading “Sony ZD9 TV – Redefining Brightness”

LG UltraFine 5K – Perfect Display for MacBook Pro

tvIt’s unlikely that Apple will release a new version of its Thunderbolt monitors. The company, therefore, recommends MacBook Pro users to purchase LG UltraFine 5K and 4K screens, which are optimised for this laptop. Continue reading “LG UltraFine 5K – Perfect Display for MacBook Pro”

Jabra Releases Special Edition Sport Pulse & Sport Coach Headphones

More and more devices are wireless these days including headphones and increasingly support some health or training function. Jabra’s popular Sport series does both, which explains the series appeal to consumers that frequently exercise. The company launches special editions for Jabra Sport Pulse and Sport Coach. Continue reading “Jabra Releases Special Edition Sport Pulse & Sport Coach Headphones”

Google Chromecast Ultra Supports 4K & Dolby Vision

The Pixel phones got most of the attention at Google’s launch event in San Fransisco last week, but other new releases were also announced. Most notably the new Google Chromecast Ultra for streaming video to TV in 4K format. Continue reading “Google Chromecast Ultra Supports 4K & Dolby Vision”

Apple’s Wireless AirPods – Expensive to loose

Apple introduced the new set of wireless earbuds called AirPods together with the launch of iPhone 7. They pair with your iPhone and Apple Watch and thereby enhances the Apple experience. There’s only one drawback: they’re really expensive to loose. Continue reading “Apple’s Wireless AirPods – Expensive to loose”

Google Daydream View VR Headset Launching in November

Google’s new VR headset and controller are built on the Daydream platform. It has already gained a lot of moment and Google predicts that more than 50 Daydream apps will be available at the end of the year on a VR-focused app store similar to Google Play. The Daydream View VR headset is affordable and retails at only US$79. Continue reading “Google Daydream View VR Headset Launching in November”