UE Wonderboom Review

Ultimate Ears or UE, as it is popularly known, as has carved a niche for itself as makers of high quality Bluetooth speakers that combine waterproofing with funky designs and a pretty good price too. The high end audio heritage really shows through in the products and the entire Ultimate Ears series is very highly regarded as being some of the best around. The UE Wonderboom is the latest release from the company, and we decided to put it through its paces. Follow along for our review.  Continue reading “UE Wonderboom Review”

RHA MA750 Wireless Headphones Review

RHA, the Scottish headphone manufacturer, has a stellar reputation of making high quality earphones that look good, sound good and have generous warranty policies to boot. The RHA MA750 is well regarded as a high quality IEM that punches above its weight. RHA introduced a wireless version of the MA750 a while back, suitably called the RHA MA750 Wireless, follow along for our full review. Continue reading “RHA MA750 Wireless Headphones Review”

boAt Rockerz 275 Wireless Neckband Headphones Review

As wireless audio gets more affordable, boAt too is getting into the game with the launch of the Rockerz 275. The headphones claim to deliver good battery life, great audio and IPX5 protection so that you can use these for sports as well. We’ve reviewed a number of boAt audio products in the past and have found them to be consistent performers. Will the boAt Rockerz 275  be competitive against the packed budget bluetooth headset market? Let’s find out.  Continue reading “boAt Rockerz 275 Wireless Neckband Headphones Review”

Honor Play Hands On Impressions

There’s no denying that Honor is making an aggressive play for a share of the Indian smartphone market. With a steady spate of launches, there’s now an Honor phone at almost every price point. Enter the Honor Play, a solid device that brings high end specifications at a very affordable price point. Here’s our first impressions.  Continue reading “Honor Play Hands On Impressions”

Sony WF-SP700N Noise Cancelling Truly Wireless Sports Headphones Review

Earlier this year, we reviewed the WF-1000X, Sony’s first foray into truly wireless audio. A premium headset with a focus on audio quality and design, we found it to be an acceptable first generation offering. The all new Sony WF-SP700N on the other hand is quite a different product. Sony claims that this is the first truly wireless product that is both splash proof and offers active cancellation. Does it fare any better than competing headsets? Lets find out. Continue reading “Sony WF-SP700N Noise Cancelling Truly Wireless Sports Headphones Review”

Honor 9N Review : Excellence in Design

Following on the success of the Honor 9 Lite, the 9N is the latest mid range smartphone from Honor. Not aimed as a replacement for the 9 Lite but rather as an option for someone looking for a more fashionable smartphone. The Honor 9N brings a notch to maximise screen real estate, a tried and tested chipset and a camera that can take on the competition head on. Follow along for our review of the all new Honor 9N.  Continue reading “Honor 9N Review : Excellence in Design”

Here’s a Sneak Peek at the Upcoming Honor 9N

Honor hasn’t really hidden away the fact that there’s a new device on the horizon. To be called the Honor 9N, we got a chance to take a sneak peak at the phone. Here’s a quick gallery of the smartphone ahead of the launch on the 24th.  Continue reading “Here’s a Sneak Peek at the Upcoming Honor 9N”

Infinix Hot 6 Pro Review

Over the last year, Infinix has managed to carve out a niche for itself. With well-balanced devices that offer large displays and good battery life, they’ve managed to stand out against the competition. The Infinix Hot 6 Pro is yet another smartphone that brings some key features like a large display and big battery at an affordable price point. Neither of these are new features in a very crowded market so let’s take a closer look at how the phone performs. Continue reading “Infinix Hot 6 Pro Review”

ASUS Zenfone 5Z Review

The affordable flagship segment has essentially been dominated by OnePlus over the last few years. Despite strong attempts by Xiaomi and Honor, there hasn’t been a breakthrough success that could really put a dent in OnePlus’ march. With the Zenfone 5Z though, ASUS has a formidable competitor that gets almost everything right on paper and is priced exceptionally well. Does real world use live up to the promises though? Let’s find out.  Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone 5Z Review”

ASUS Zenfone 5Z Unboxing and First Impressions

Its been a couple of months since we last saw the ASUS Zenfone 5Z. Announced at MWC, the device was quite a jump up. Sure, ASUS usually does have an array of refreshed options available under its Zenfone series every year but this was a massive leap forward aimed at taking the OnePlus 6, head on. The ASUS Zenfone 5Z doesn’t just pack the internals of a flagship, it sure looks and feels like one too. Fast forward to July and we’ve finally had a chance to spend a bit of time with the phone. Hang tight as we run you through our first impressions of the ASUS Zenfone 5Z. Continue reading “ASUS Zenfone 5Z Unboxing and First Impressions”

Smartron t.band Review

Bangalore based Smartron calls itself India’s first global OEM and IoT brand. True to their name, the company has dabbled in a range of products including the t-book and the t.phone. The products might not have been smash hits in the market but they’ve certainly proven that Smartron has some good ideas and the capability to deliver on those. The Smartron t.band is the company’s entry into the wearable space and here too, the promise goes beyond what the competition offers. The Smartron t.band claims to track not just the standard measurements like steps, exercise, heart rate and sleep but also your blood pressure. Does it deliver? Let’s find out in our review. Continue reading “Smartron t.band Review”

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Review

Lenovo’s ThinkPad series of laptops are iconic machines. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that in the business world, they occupy the same position as Apple products do for media professionals. Head to any office and you are bound to spot a number of ThinkPads. The ThinkPad X1 Carbon sits at the top of the ladder then with its svelte build, classic keyboard and a brilliant display. Follow along for our review of what could be the ultimate business laptop. Continue reading “Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Review”

1MORE iBFree Sport Bluetooth Earphones Review

We quite liked the original 1MORE iBFree when we reviewed it last year but found it to be a bit lacking in terms of sound quality. The 1MORE iBFree Sport aims to correct that while offering improved physical hardware and better still, an IPX6 rating. We’ve been testing out the 1MORE iBFree Sport Bluetooth Earphone over the last few days and here’s what we think.  Continue reading “1MORE iBFree Sport Bluetooth Earphones Review”

boAt Nirvanaa Tres Triple Driver Earphones Review

There’s no shortage of audio brands that claim to deliver top-notch sound quality at a fraction of the price of more established companies. Where boAt audio misses out on heritage and legacy, it makes up for it by introducing well priced audio products that punch above their weight. The boAt Nirvanaa Tres is a triple driver earphone, one of the cheapest ones at that. The latest addition to the company’s line up of audio products, we’ve been testing them out for a while and here’s what we think. Continue reading “boAt Nirvanaa Tres Triple Driver Earphones Review”