Built for heavy-duty printing, the OfficeJet Pro 8600 Plus comes equipped with Wi-Fi connectivity, and sports an industrial, no frills design. We find out if it is worth its S$599 price tag.
Compatible with the iPod, iPhone, and even the iPad, the Soundfreaq SFQ-03 with its 2.2-speaker configuration supports audio playback through its docking cradle or wirelessly via Bluetooth. It can also be paired with other devices including Android smartphones and allows charging via USB. We find out how this Sound Stack matches up against existing iDevice designed docking stations in the market.
With brushed-aluminum finishing, the 52PFL9606 Smart LED TV sports Ambilight Spectra XL, which is essentially ambilight LEDs along the top and sides to provide a more uniform glow around the unit. Aesthetics aside, will it impress us? We find out.
So this was 2012 and what has tech done? Another year over and a new one just about to begin. We look back on the year and analyze what went right and what went wrong in six major categories: Televisions, notebooks, tablets, cameras, mobile phones and gaming.
Priced at S$330, the on-ear Nokia Purity HD Stereo Headset by Monster is very travel-friendly, with its flat cables as well as the ability to be folded and stowed away neatly in the carrying case. We take it to the labs to see if its hefty price tag is justifiable.
Like the older a-Jays Four, the t-Jays Four is also for use with Apple iPhones, but it also sports a few new features including 10mm dynamic drivers, and vented bass ports on the back of the ear buds to increase bass performance. We find out if it sounds as good as its specs suggest.
Sporting a closed-back acoustic design with non-swivelling ear cups, the portable circumaural FA-004 v2 headphones features a headband padded in synthetic leather for maximum comfort. We find out if it sounds as good as it looks.
Sporting the Quad-Stand pedestal instead of the more recent Arc-Flow stand flaunted by its ES8000 LED sibling, the E8000 plasma TV sports many of Samsung's Smart Interaction privileges, which include voice activation, motion controls, and facial recognition. We find out how this 51-inch model fares.
The Panasonic KX-MB1530CX laser monochrome printer comes with an automatic document feeder, which is a rarity for a compact printer. However, will its small size compromise its abilities? We find out.
The IPS235V comes with a quality assurance report, which is uncommon among 23-inch monitors. Priced reasonably, it offers D-Sub, DVI-D and HDMI connectivity ports. We find out if this IPS, LED-backlit LCD monitor from LG makes the mark.