Xiaomi 11T: Flagship features at a sensible price
Let me start off with a caveat. This is my first review of a smartphone that I did not buy and use myself. Previously, I only wrote about smartphones that I paid for — which I usually after lots of deliberation as you can imagine because it’s a price I have to pay for the…
Does the issue of having multiple cables annoy you?
Word has it that the European Union is looking to standardize charging ports to USB-C – and if you think about it, it is about time that manufacturers start looking at this problem. Aside from the annoying number of cables we all keep and maintain – iPhone lightning cable, USB-C, micro-USB, the need for many…
Do more with your AirPods!
Have you figured out all that you can do with your AirPods?
On the radar: Mirrorless AI camera for smartphones
Ever wished for a better camera for the smartphone to take nicer photos? While camera capabilities are limited by the phone’s size, startup Photogram is developing an alternative that brings the benefits of the mirrorless camera to the smartphone. Its Alice compact, mirrorless camera is sleek and sports just a shutter button, control wheel and…
Google Nest: Good sound, great price
When Google announced the Google Home speaker in 2016, I was excited and wanted to get one. Unfortunately, the product wasn’t available in Singapore then. During my next trip to the US in 2017, I stayed in San Jose and scouted for the nearest outlet selling the device. I was so delighted to find it…
Google Photos: Free storage going soon
Looks like it’s a case of hook them, then cook them. After offering free storage to attract to use Google Pbotos for the past five years, the service will no longer be free from June 1, 2021. From that fateful date, new photos and videos will be counted as part of the free 15GB of…
Oculus Quest 2: Enter an alternate reality
I had my first taste of virtual reality (VR) when my colleague brought his Oculus Quest to the office last year and let us play Beat Saber on it. As I put on the headset and slipped on the controllers, I stepped into a whole new world of musical star wars and fruit ninja, slicing…
Secretlab chair: Not just for gamers
Working from home means that I spend lots of time with my work chair. Over the years, I have worn out quite a few — from an Ikea version to one bought at a hefty price (for me at least) just a couple of years ago. Unfortunately, the pricey chair did not last long before…
This little (Thunlit) light of mine!
This little (Thunlit) light of mine – a small and powerful must-have for your room!
Huawei MatePad T8: An entry level essential
This week has been filled with all the razzmatazz associated with Apple’s new iPads, which incidentally are really good devices for those who need them. I own an iPad (the 2012 edition) and all that it has to offer. There hasn’t been a need to upgrade that since as I have other devices to play…