Creative Sound Blaster Katana SE Soundbar Review – RGB soundbar with USB and HDMI Arc connectivity
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Creative Sound Blaster Katana SE Soundbar Review – RGB soundbar with USB and HDMI Arc connectivity

Creative announced the Sound Blaster Katana SE in June, which sits between the Katana V2 and V2X in pricing. Unlike the other Katana soundbars, Creative have condensed all the speakers into the soundbar itself, omitting the need for a dedicated subwoofer and increasing the driver size and power to allow this soundbar to achieve impressive…

Plex Transcoding Performance Guide
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Plex Transcoding Performance Guide

For home users that are interested in NAS devices such as Synology and TerraMaster, setting up a Plex media server is often one of the key features they want to use. As much as I love streaming services like Netflix and Disney, they are starting to get expensive, and it is not uncommon for me…

1MORE Penta Driver P50 Review – Wired Earbuds with DLC Dynamic Driver & 4 Planar Diaphragm Drivers
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1MORE Penta Driver P50 Review – Wired Earbuds with DLC Dynamic Driver & 4 Planar Diaphragm Drivers

I originally reviewed the 1MORE E1001 triple drive earbuds back in 2017 when wired earbuds were much more common. While true wireless earbuds dominate the market, many audiophiles refuse to give up on their wired earbuds due to the improved audio quality that a wire provides vs the compression of Bluetooth. 1MORE is one of…

Raspberry Pi 5 vs Raspberry Pi 4 Compared: Specification, Benchmarks, and Price
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Raspberry Pi 5 vs Raspberry Pi 4 Compared: Specification, Benchmarks, and Price

Raspberry Pi has been a game-changer in the world of single-board computers ever since its inception. With each new model, it brings in a wave of enhancements and upgrades that set a new benchmark in the arena of performance and affordability. The most recent entrant in this series is the Raspberry Pi 5, which is…

Guide on Headphone Impedance and Sensitivity

Guide on Headphone Impedance and Sensitivity

In the venture of acquiring a high-quality pair of headphones, you’re likely to cross paths with a few technical terms that may initially seem like a complex jargon, especially if you’re diving into the intricate world of audio technology for the first time. For individuals who haven’t ventured deep into the headphone territory before, the…

Top Wireless Bluetooth Ear Buds: A Technical Review

Top Wireless Bluetooth Ear Buds: A Technical Review

Wireless earbuds are increasingly carving a niche within the auditory realm, their appeal heightened by the liberation from wires, which is a sweet melody to the ears of the modern audiophile. Being a perennial companion to the brisk walker, the nimble jogger, or the casual listener, the wireless earbud has transcended from a mere accessory…

Spotify vs Amazon Music vs Tidal vs Deezer vs YouTube Music Streaming Comparison
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Spotify vs Amazon Music vs Tidal vs Deezer vs YouTube Music Streaming Comparison

In the world of music streaming services, Amazon Music, Spotify, Tidal, and Deezer are among the top contenders. Each platform offers a unique set of features, pricing options, and audio quality settings. Over time, many of these streaming services have increased in price. Back in July 2023, in the UK the price of subscriptions rose…

Edifier W320TN Earbuds Review – Affordable Apple AirPod Alternatives
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Edifier W320TN Earbuds Review – Affordable Apple AirPod Alternatives

Edifier launched the new W320TN open-fit ANC earbuds at the start of September, which appear to be the successor to the W220T which was launched last year. These have a semi-open fit design which lacks the silicon eartips most earbuds have, and this gives them a similar design to Apple Airpods. This style of earbud…

Fire TV Stick 4K Max 2nd Gen (2023) vs 2021 Fire TV Stick 4K Gen 1 Max – More powerful MediaTek MT8696T chipset & WiFi 6E
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Fire TV Stick 4K Max 2nd Gen (2023) vs 2021 Fire TV Stick 4K Gen 1 Max – More powerful MediaTek MT8696T chipset & WiFi 6E

Even though I personally use the Nvidia Shield Pro, I have always been a big fan of the Amazon Fire TV Sticks, and I still use them for the kitchen and bedroom TVs. As good as the Shield is, the Fire TV Stick 4K Max is much better value for money. Amazon has now announced…

Anker Soundcore Boom Plus Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review vs Tribit StormBox Blast
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Anker Soundcore Boom Plus Portable Bluetooth Speaker Review vs Tribit StormBox Blast

The Anker Soundcore Boom Plus is the largest and most powerful outdoor Bluetooth speaker from Soundcore. Its durable boombox design and IP67 waterproof rating make this perfect for outdoor parties at home, at the beach or camping. If you’re looking for a portable speaker that delivers high-quality sound, or you’re simply looking for a convenient…

1MORE Penta Driver P50 Headphones Announced for £170
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1MORE Penta Driver P50 Headphones Announced for £170

1MORE has recently announced its new wired PENTA DRIVER P50 headphones, aiming to set a new standard for audio quality and comfort in the headphone market. Priced at £169.99 on Amazon UK and $169.99 on Amazon, these headphones are also available directly from the 1MORE website. Below, we’ll delve into the intricate details that make…

UHD vs HDR: A guide to the pros and cons of TV and monitor technologies
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UHD vs HDR: A guide to the pros and cons of TV and monitor technologies

For those of us familiar with technology, UHD and HDR are familiar terms that are used on the specifications of monitors or TVs. For other people, it is understandable why all these acronyms and terminologies can get quite confusing. UHD and HDR are perhaps the two main technologies that have become popular in recent years….