Archive for the ‘headphones’ Category

IFA GPC 2017 – Global Press Conference for IFA 2017

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

The actual press conference for IFA 2017 in Berlin (1-6 September) will be held at 11am today in Lisbon, Portugal. Stay tuned for the excerpt and press release.

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Stay tuned for the outcome of the global press conference for IFA 2017 in this slot. I will update this posting once it’s out.

So IFA 2017 will see the emphasis put on Brands and focus placed on Innovation.

Dr. Christian Goke, CEO Messe Berlin leading the discussion panel during the Global Press Conference.

The press release will be appended below once I receive it.

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Sony Electronics opens sixth store in Singapore @ Wisma Atria

Friday, September 30th, 2016

The new store is the second store along Orchard Road in Singapore, and is located on the 3rd floor (#03-01/01A) of the popular mall Wisma Atria.

Sony Store Wisma Atria is the brand’s sixth retail outlet in Singapore.

Sony Store Wisma Atria is the brand’s sixth retail outlet in Singapore.

The new store will showcase the latest consumer electronics from the Japanese company.

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Sony Store Wisma Atria will be opened to the public from 1 October 2016, from 10:30am to 9:30pm daily.

These include the recently announced top-of-the-line Z9D series of BRAVIA 4K TVs, as well as the new flagship range of Signature Series High-Resolution Audio (HRA) products.

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New arrivals: Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum gaming headset

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Logitech G has announced that the Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum Wireless 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset will be available in Singapore from end December, at S$299.

When paired with Logitech gaming software you can customise audio settings and create personal sound profiles so you can listen to music, games and movies with preset audio preferences.

When paired with Logitech gaming software you can customise audio settings and create personal sound profiles so you can listen to music, games and movies with preset audio preferences.

The Logitech G​933 is fully customisable, features RGB lighting, swappable backlit speaker plates and programmable G-keys.

Key features of the Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum Gaming Headset below (from Logitech).

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New arrivals: Philips Fidelio headphones and soundbar in Singapore

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

The 2015 Philips Fidelio range of audio products comprises four headphones – the Fidelio M2L, M2BT, NC1 and X2 – and the Surround on Demand Fidelio B5 soundbar. Price and availability below.

WOOX Innovations unveiled the 2015 Philips Fidelio range of high-quality audio products on board the luxurious Ping Lady Yacht, setting sail from the Marina at Keppel Bay to Lazarus Island off the southern coast of Singapore.

WOOX Innovations unveiled the 2015 Philips Fidelio range of high-quality audio products on board the luxurious Ping Lady Yacht, setting sail from the Marina at Keppel Bay to Lazarus Island off the southern coast of Singapore.

The four headphones are designed to suit different preferences and priorities.

The price and availability are tabulated below.

Philips Fedelio RRP Availability
M2L S$469 March 2015
M2BT S$449 February 2015
NC1 S$499 February 2015
X2 S$499 March 2015
B5 S$1,699 February 2015

Below are short descriptions for each of the new audio products (from the press release).

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New arrivals: Sennheiser URBANITE XL WIRELESS headphones

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Sennheiser’s URBANITE XL WIRELESS headphones are now available in Singapore, at the Sennheiser Concept Store at Marina Square and authorised retailers at S$419.

The Sennheiser URBANITE XL WIRELESS goes wireless.

The Sennheiser URBANITE XL WIRELESS goes wireless.

Sennheiser first introduced wireless capability to its URBANITE headphone range at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015 a fortnight ago.

Sennheiser URBANITE XL WIRELESS (S$419)

Sennheiser URBANITE XL WIRELESS (S$419)

The new URBANITE XL WIRELESS headphones add Bluetooth and NFC to the URBANITE formula of cool urban style and uncompromised sound, with massive bass and crystal clear trebles.

The URBANITE XL WIRELESS deploys the latest wireless technologies for great sound and the ease of use.

The latest apt-X codec is used to deliver clear, CD-quality sound.

Set up with NFC allows easy Bluetooth pairing to NFC-compatible devices or by bringing the headset into close proximity.

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CES 2015: Sennheiser launches new wireless & sports headphones

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Sennheiser is showcasing its products at the 2015 International CES between 6-9 January. The Sennheiser booth is located in South Hall 1, Booth 20606. The new products are targeted to be released in Singapore after March 2015.

Update (12 May, 2015):

Sennheiser MOMENTUM Wireless headphones are now available in Singapore.

The MOMENTUM Wireless headphones is priced at S$699 while the MOMENTUM On-Ear Wireless is priced at S$589.

The headphones can now be purchased at the Sennheiser Concept Store at Marina Square and other retailers.

Update (22 January, 2015):

The Sennheiser URBANITE XL WIRELESS is now available in Singapore. The headphones can be purchased at the Sennheiser Concept Store at Marina Square and authorised retailers at S$419.

All headphones in the SPORTS range are durable, lightweight and water-resistant with ergonomic designs that conform to the ear and allow maximum freedom of movement, while minimising noise from wind or from contact with the body or clothing.

All headphones in the SPORTS range are durable, lightweight and water-resistant with ergonomic designs that conform to the ear and allow maximum freedom of movement, while minimising noise from wind or from contact with the body or clothing.

The new generation of Sennheiser’s MOMENTUM line has been expanded with two new wireless versions.

A Bluetooth version of the URBANITE XL is also debuting at CES, as will the new RS range of digital wireless headphones for home audio.

Sennheiser is also launching an all new line of sports headphones.

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New arrivals: Jabra Move Wireless on-ear headphones

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Denmark-headquartered Jabra combines the brand’s signature Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology and the distinctive ergonomic beauty of Scandinavian design in the new Jabra Move Wireless (S$148).

The Jabra Move Wireless weighs only 150g and  is available in 3 colours: Cayenne, Cobalt and Coal.

The Jabra Move Wireless weighs only 150g and is available in 3 colours: Cayenne, Cobalt and Coal.

The Jabra Move Wireless sports an ultra-lightweight stainless steel headband that is both sturdy and stylish.

It promises depth and clarity for music lovers with “premium digital sound in crisp and clear mids and highs while embodying clean lines and minimalist style”.

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New arrivals: Jabra Evolve headset for businesses

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

The Jabra Evolve is a new headset series targeted at businesses of all sizes, enabling greater concentration and focus in the open office, boosting productivity in noisy work environments. Sold through java Business Solutions partners from S$63.50.

The new Jabra Evolve family of business headsets. From S$63.50.

The new Jabra Evolve family of business headsets. From S$63.50.

Jabra Evolve is a series of professional headsets that support the communication needs of knowledge workers, where 69 percent state that disturbances in the open office have a negative impact on their performance.

“The Jabra Evolve headsets create a complete personal concentration zone that boosts focus and work satisfaction for employees in increasingly open, loud and distracting workspaces,” said Ben Samman, ASEAN Managing Director, Jabra.

Through advanced noise-cancellation technologies, Jabra Evolve aims to enhance productivity by offering a personal “concentration zone.”

The series consists of five headsets all purpose-built for shutting out the hustle and bustle of the open office, including features that signal when the user doesn’t want to be disturbed.

The Jabra Evolve has a microphone boom arm discreetly integrating into the headband.

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New arrivals: Bose speaker and earphones from Atlas Singapore

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Atlas Sound & Vision has introduced four new personal audio products from Bose.

SoundLink Colour Bluetooth speaker (S$219) and SoundTrue in-ear headphones (S$149).

SoundLink Colour Bluetooth speaker (S$219) and SoundTrue in-ear headphones (S$149).

These are now available at the Atlas e-store and Atlas showrooms.

SoundLink Colour Bluetooth speaker (S$219)

The SoundLink Colour Bluetooth® speaker is a completely new SoundLink design and weighs just 567 grams.

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New arrivals: Plantronics EncorePro 500 Series headsets

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

The Plantronics EncorePro 500 Series is designed for customer service centers and offices and promises greater comfort for all-day wearing, superior noise-canceling for clearer calls, and increased reliability to help manage costs.

The noise-canceling technology in the EncorePro 500 Series ensures more focused and private calls, so conversations will be heard clearly with fewer misunderstood words and with reduced background noise from keyboards and close talkers.

The noise-canceling technology in the EncorePro 500 Series ensures more focused and private calls, so conversations will be heard clearly with fewer misunderstood words and with reduced background noise from keyboards and close talkers.

Plantronics also announced next-generation DA Series USB digital audio processors for their headsets that deliver a more complete audio experience by providing context for every call.

The new Plantronics customer service solutions aim to help organisations improve metrics, attract and retain Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) and create a better customer experience.

The series includes the following models (all models support wideband audio):

  • EncorePro 510/520 (dedicated over-the-head): US$88-126
  • EncorePro 530 (over-the-ear): US$110
  • EncorePro 540 (convertible): US$120

The EncorePro 540 has simple design yet offer high-performance audio regardless of the preferred wearing style.

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