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Tribit XFree Tune Bluetooth Headphones

Posted on 12 July 2018

If you are looking for a headphone that provides good clarity, natural sound, and well-defined bass, the Tribit XFree Tune Bluetooth Headphone is what you need. Now, you do not need to break your bank to invest in high-end headphones to experience surround sound specifically for a Bluetooth headphone.

It seems like the brand did not only work on the sound quality but they have put in significant efforts to make it a comfortable ear-piece as well. The designers have opted for leatherette cushioning to come with fantastic ear pads allowing you to enjoy music for hours.

The Tribit XFree headphones are easy-to-carry due the foldable design. You will find a 3.5mm port on the left side to use it via a wired connection. On the right side, there is an on/off button and the volume buttons that function smoothly. You can charge the headset for wireless use and there is also a Micro USB port located at the bottom of the right side for it.

XFree Bluetooth functions get along well with all Bluetooth enabled devices. To activate it, press the power button until it notifies “pairing” and you are good to go. Plus, the headset does not feature noise canceling but the high-quality leather of the ear cups seal out a decent amount of ambient-background-noise – which is nothing short of fantastic!

Not to mention, you will experience splendid sound with the Tribit. You will be pleasantly surprised after listening to the highs and mids of your favorite music with utmost clarity regardless of the volume setting.

That is what sets the Tribit XFree apart from the usual products. It is worth noting that the headset sports a 430mAh Li-Ion battery – and that means you will get a 24-hour playback. All in all, a budget-friendly, feature-packed alternative to its expensive and delicate counterparts!

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Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones Review

Posted on 21 June 2018

Music junkies look for a comfortable fit; surround sound, and effective noise cancellation in a pair of headphones. You will be delighted to learn that Beats Studio 3 has been launched. It does not only sports aforementioned features but the headphones offer excellent connectivity with Apple as well. Beats Studio 3 is creating buzz due to splendid battery life.

The pair of headphones does not come with signature Apple design. You will not get them in glossy white color and there is no fruity logo this time. The design may appear similar to Studio 2 or original versions of Studio Wireless series. The designers have kept the pair quite simple. Beats Studio 3 is made of plastic and you will find “b” logo stamped on each side.

The headphones offer an excellent noise-canceling. It wouldn’t be wrong to claim that providing brilliant noise-cancellation is a smart feature. You can find various headphones on the market offering the feature. However, they lack in quality and their functioning is not up to the mark.

Battery life of the Studio 3 varies which you can fix via using Apple’s W1 chip. You will get 22 hours play-time with ANC on and 40 hours without it which is for Apple devices only. Beats Studio 3 does not offer similar play-time hours for non-iOS gadgets.

Additionally, this version saves you from the hassle of ridiculously long cables. Connecting headphones to iPad or iPhone take less than a minute. Morever, you will get a seamless switching feature and iOS 10 and 11 users can use Studio 3 to receive calls on an iPhone, watch a movie on a Macbook without pairing devices. Furthermore, you can purchase these top-notch headphones in gray, blue, white, matte black, white, and red with silver accents.

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Plantronics BackBeat Go 600 Review

Posted on 20 June 2018

Music lovers often look for a lightweight pair of headphones that provide a lasting music experience. You will be pleasantly surprised to learn that Plantronics Go 600 has launched with splendid features. The designers have incorporated Advanced Acoustic technology into BackBeat 600 to deliver rich and balanced sound. Not to mention, you prefer to listen to your favorite tracks without interruption. The earcups are made with lightweight memory-form to ensure distraction-free listening. Also, the material used in manufacturing the earcup provides comfort.

Moreover, BackBeat Go 600 is creating buzz on the market for one of its outstanding features. It allows your adjust EQ setting. And now, switching from balanced mode to bass boost mode is at your fingertips. It wouldn’t be wrong to claim various famous and high-end brands have overlooked this fantastic feature.

Also, a wireless headphone has become a trend. That is why Plantronics 600 comes without cords. You can enjoy music free from the hassle of ridiculously long wires for hours. You may not believe, but with BackBeat headphones, you will get whopping 18 hours of power on just a single charge. It also offers a 3.5 mm backup jack. Apart from this, it provides control buttons located on the left earcup along with USB charging port and volume controls. You can connect the headphone to Bluetooth enabled devices as well.

Plantronics headphones allow you to pick or make calls too. It comes with a wideband-enabled microphone to support your calling experience. You can access Siri, Cortana hands-free, and Google Now via voice command as well. BackBeat Go 600 is available in khaki, navy, gray, and black. Plantronics BackBeat Go 600 does not sound a bad deal if you are looking for a top-notch pair of headphone without breaking a bank.

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Monster Superstar S100 Wireless Speaker Review

Posted on 25 May 2018

When looking for a portable speaker, everyone concerns about will this speaker provide surround sound or not? It seems like Monster Superstar S100 has been launched to solve your query. Investing in a portable speaker means you want to enjoy some great music while doing chores. It brings a lot of disappointment when the speaker does not provide sound in each corner of your room. The company has considered the fact this time. And Superstar S100 is creating buzz for its loud and clear sound.

You will find two speaker grills on each side. One end introduces micro USB charge port and an audio jack whereas the other end sports a button for Bluetooth syncing and powering. You will also get silver bolts on either side giving it an industrial look. On the top, you will see Monster insignia embossed. There are rubber grips given as well to provide support to the speaker while music is thumping.

You will be pretty excited to learn that the S100 is IPX7 rated for waterproofing. It is a waterproof speaker which means you can take it to summer pool parties without giving it a second thought. Plus, it comes with a strap making it convenient for you to carrying around.

The features are easy-to-use. You need to connect the Superstar via Bluetooth or an audio jack. Also, you will find syncing quite straightforward without any significant issues. Moreover, the battery life is satisfactory as well. It can go up for good six hours.

When it comes to sound, you won’t regret investing money to Superstar S100. It thumps out the jaw-dropping bass. You will hear clear sound from each grill. If you want an improved music experience, listen to music while facing one of the grills in front of you, and you will hear the audio.

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​Oculus Go Review: Standalone VR Headset

Posted on 17 May 2018

It wouldn’t be wrong to claim Oculus Go as a new breed of VR tech. This VR headset has a built-in computer. It means you can start watching a movie or playing a game as soon as you put the Oculus Go on. There is no more hassle of connecting headset with your smartphone or gaming console. Oculus go doesn’t need any set up or external tracking sensors. You only need to pick up the controller and it will begin functioning. Isn’t that fantastic?

The headset comes with 5.5inch, 538 ppi panel along with the sharp 2560 x 1440 resolution. The developers and brilliant designers have removed the “screen-door” effect which was a significant problem in the company’s previous flagship headsets. Also, fast-switch LCD display is incorporated into the Go to provide better pixel experience to the users. You will find pixels larger and there will be fewer chances of screen-door effect.

The goggles in Oculus Go are made with topnotch quality. The developers have built them into the strap-mounts allowing the comfortable goggles to sit on each side of your head. The company has released their VR headset with spectacular speakers – which is fantastic for movie buffs and gamers. The device is going to provide you with an otherworldly experience for sure!

You will find numerous VR apps in the in Oculus Go. It comes with three degrees of freedom (DoF) similar to the previous Gear VR. You will not find touchpad on sides of the headset. However, two buttons are given on the top; one to control volume and other for power on/off. Gamers will be delighted to learn that you can find all the fun games apps from Oculus store in no time. Simply download the app on your phone which is available for both iOS and Android users.

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​Marshall Mid ANC Review: Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

Posted on 04 May 2018

Music fans will be delighted to learn that Marshall has launched its Mid ANC noise canceling headphones for the first time. The headphones are also an updated version of the company’s flagship Major II wireless headphones. With its surround sound and deep bass, it is safe to say that the Mid ANC can easily put rival brands such as Sony or Bose on a run for their money. The developers and designers have done an outstanding job on the design and sound quality of the product.

The new headphone set from Marshall is an on-ear model – and perfectly fits. You will feel comfortable wearing it and the wireless mode will facilitate your music experience. So, you never have to worry about your ear-phone plopping off when you are out for a jog or in the gym lifting some serious metal.

Moreover, the Mid ANC provides top-notch sound quality and deep bass. With noise canceling technology, you can enjoy the surround-sound on the Marshall Mid ANC anywhere you want. So, you can finally say good bye to all that distracting background noise that totally derails your focus when you’re working or studying or playing a video game – and just enjoy an immersive experience.

The headphone design may appear to be a bit bulky – however it is quite comfortable and ergonomic. It sports metal hinges, 40mm drivers, and a carrying case – allowing you to safely carry the headphones wherever you go. It is worth noting that the headphones come with separate cords that you can connect or disconnect as per your choice.

Moreover, the battery life of the Marshall Mid ANC is splendid. You can use it for more than 19 hours in wireless mode when noise canceling and Bluetooth are activated and over 30 hours when both features are turned off. You can rarely find an on-ear wireless headphone with a maximum battery life such as this. There is no doubt that the overall performance of the Marshall is brilliant and the upgraded version is creating a buzz thanks to the slew of fantastic features – surround sound, comfortable design, noise canceling, and long battery life at a reasonable price – not a bad deal at all.

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​Bose QuietComfort 35 II: Wireless Smart Headphones

Posted on 26 April 2018

The Bose QC 35 II is an improved version of the original wireless headphone. However, the device is no integrated with a convenient – ‘action button’ that will allow you to connect with Google Assistant without even touching your phone. This innovation will surely attract music fans. Also, Bose has opted for the Google Assistant integration for the first time and it is undoubtedly a smart move.

Now you can perform daily tasks, receive texts, and play music simply with your voice. All you need is to press and hold action button and begin a conversation with Google Assistant. The headphone is also compatible with the smart devices – if you have any in the house.

It is worth noting that you don’t need Google Assistant to activate noise-cancellation. You can simply connect it with the Bose Connect app using the action button to activate noise-cancellation settings via the same app. There are two levels of noise cancellation you can set, high and low.

Not to mention the device offers top-notch noise canceling. The Bose QuietComfort goes up to 20 hours with active noise canceling and in wireless mode. With the passive mode, you can still use the headphone in case the battery is running out when you need it. Moreover, an interesting update is that you can still hear your voice in the headphones when you are wearing them and you don’t need to take them off.

The Bose 35 II has enhanced sound quality. Now you can enjoy surround sound and tremendous bass. The overall audio is smooth and well-balanced. It wouldn’t be wrong to claim that the QC 35 II provides better sound than most rival brands such as Sony. The Bose 35 is extremely comfortable to wear and easy-to-carry. With interesting updates and sufficient battery life, Bose 35 II could become your next purchase.

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