Thursday, June 27

Tag: Accessories

11 Must-Have Smartphone Accessories

Technology
So you have a newly-bought smartphone, but you feel like there’s still more that needs to be done to get the full experience of your new device. Well, the most probable reason is that you are longing for accessories for your phone, but you don’t know what to get. This guide is going to help you learn and prioritize which essential smartphones accessories you must get. Check it out! Screen Protector First in the priority list is putting a screen protector on your device which is a must especially if you want to keep your screens scratch and/or crack free for a long time. There are three main types namely Clear, Matte, and Tempered Glass but some packages, when bought, already have the clear one pre-installed in the devices. However, when your phone doesn’t have one, you k

Realme Earbuds, Tech Backpack now available, priced

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Realme launched the Realme Earbuds and Realme Tech Backpack on their official Shopee store. The Realme Earbuds sport an enameled copper wire core with Kevlar fiber and sound pressure of 106 dB. The in-ear buds are magnetic-locking, 45-degree angle ear tips, and feature a three-button remote. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1479779347879-0'); }); if( /Android|webOS|iPhone|iPad|iPod|BlackBerry|IEMobile|Opera Mini/i.test(navigator.userAgent) ) { // ambient mobile code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1470210247","1470210665"]);'); }else{ //ambient pc code document.write('var _ase = _ase || [];_ase.push(["1476933336","1476933955"]);'); } On the other hand, the Realme Tech backpack comes in a grey color, made with 1...

Wireless Charging Power Banks You Can Buy Right Now

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Let’s say you have one of the newest Apple iPhones, Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy Notes, LG G and V-series, and Sony Xperias, and you want to charge the battery with a power bank but you’re getting fed up with the cables. Well, the solution to that is to use wireless charging. Fortunately, there are power banks in the market that support that technology so you can charge your phone, without having to worry about cables. Veger VP1010TW First up we have the Veger VP1010TW. It has an 8,000mAh battery with two USB Type-A output 5V/1A,2A, microUSB input 5V/2A, and Type-C input 5V/2A. As for the wireless charging output, it is rated at 5V/1A. It comes in black and white colors and is available at Lazada for PHP 1,299. See listing here. DPower S8+ DPower offers a bigger capacity at 10...

ASUS ZenPower Pro PD: The best power bank right now?

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With all the smartphones and gadgets that exist in peoples’ pockets and bags nowadays, an argument can be made that one particular accessory is ubiquitous nowadays — of course, I’m referring to power banks. I’m sure many of you have the same experience, but I’ve personally owned several of them over the last few years. But when ASUS sent us the new ZenPower Pro PD, it had a different vibe to it. Awesome design, portable POWER On paper, it’s promising. 13,600mAh, and a very simple selection of a USB-A and USB-C port. The latter of which supports two-way charging and both ports can be used to charge two devices simultaneously. The “PD” in the name obviously stands for “power delivery”. Smartphone, tablet, Nintendo Switch, even my l

Jabra Elite 45e Hands-on, First Impressions

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The bluetooth in-ear headphones space offers many choices for consumers, from proprietary products such as Apple’s AirPods, to something like the Jabra Elite 45e. It’s an all-around pair of in-ear headphones that offers functional design, solid connectivity, and great sound quality. Let’s check it out and see if any of those hold true. Design-wise, we’re getting a connected band type unit that hangs around your neck. Along the length of the wire, we have the earbuds themselves, a dedicated microphone module with a mute button, a module with the inline volume and Bluetooth controls, and a module that looks to contain the rest of the 45e’s circuitry. The part of the unit that rests on your neck is actually quite cleverly designed, as it uses something called &...

RGB Gadgets: Time to spice up your gear

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It’s more fun when there are lights in your gadgets, especially when they’re color changing. We’ve always found RGB lighting in devices amusing. And every time they first light up, we couldn’t help our woaaah and ooh reactions as they start to bring specific moods to us. So here are more RGB gadgets to spice up your everyday tech: RGB LED strips Hype up your monitors or TVs with RGB LED strips that you can easily install on your own. If you want it to be more customizable, then go for the Philips Hue Lightstrip (starts at PHP 1,960) or the Yeelight Lightstrip (starts at PHP 2,570) which you can control through the Yeelight app.   JBL Pulse 3 For RGB speakers, our top pick is the JBL Pulse 3 (PHP 10,995). Although there are a lot available in the market like the Sony SRS-XB31 (PHP 7,

Watch: HP Ink Tank 115 Review: A quality printer that won’t break the bank

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HP Ink Tank 115: A quality printer that won’t break the bank

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Aside from laptops, HP is also known for their printers like the HP Ink Tank 415 we previously tested, and it proved to be a good wireless printing solution for the home or office. This time, I’ll be checking out their newest printer under the budget segment called the Ink Tank 115. Read on to find out about its capabilities. For anyone who has not read my quick review on the Ink Tank 415 and is wondering what an Ink Tank printer is, then let me explain again. Ink Jet printers, the one that we usually see, have two refillable ink cartridges, one for black and one for colored (Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow altogether), but Ink Tanks have four individual refillable tanks for all the inks mentioned above. Just like with the Ink Tank 415, the Ink Tank 115 comes with a complete set of ink b

Gadget bags with (way) extra features

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Your laptop, cameras, tripod, gaming consoles, chargers, and other gear that you can’t leave home without can be tough to organize in one backpack—especially when you’re off to travel somewhere. Good thing Targus’ latest bags are perfect for on-the-go professionals and geeks. CityLite Pro Secure Compact Backpack Photograph by Colin Ross Features: Hidden Security PocketInternal pockets lined with RFID blocking materialErgonomic Back Support with Sternum StrapNo access on rear face of backpackDetachable shoulder straps that can be hidden awayRetractable carry handleMulti-fit laptop cradle which securely holds laptops with screensizes from 12” to 15.6” PHP 5,499 CityLite Pro Premium Convertible Backpack Features: Removable Grid organiserDOME 2.0 ProtectionUSB Pas