Thoughts: Setting up the Linksys AC1200 Max Wi-Fi Range Extender

For the longest time, after my HomePlug constantly overheated and died on me, any attempt to get stable Wi-Fi connection in my room had been taxing, annoying… and contributed to my heavy mobile data usage. After hearing me bitch share my pain with my Wi-Fi dead zone and setup woes, the kind people from Linksys, offered me their Wi-Fi Range Extender for testing / review. ***** The review unit: Linksys – RE6500 AC1200 Max Wi-Fi Range Extender Release year: 2014 ***** The steps I took (on my second attempt, cos silly me messed up the first by plugging it into the modem): Unboxed everything, screw in antennas and plug in the power plug. Find a spot that is in between modem (in living room)…

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News: Linksys announced its Most Powerful Home Wireless Solutions

Linksys announced its latest and most powerful home wireless solutions yesterday – the first fully functional MU-MIMO AC5400 Tri-Band Wireless Router, AC1900 Range Extender and USB Adapter. ***** The Linksys EA9500, one of the most powerful Wi-Fi routers in the market, the Linksys Max-Stream AC5400 provides business grade functionality to get your home or small office up and running quickly along with the exclusive Linksys Smart Wi-Fi software app for your smart phone that provides remote access control of the EA9500 Wi-Fi Router from anywhere, at any time. The EA9500 is outfitted with Next Gen AC Wi-Fi technology, MU-MIMO, Tri-Band and eight high-powered external antennas that work in concert to deliver powerful Wi-Fi at combined speeds up to 5.3 Gbps.…

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Thoughts: UE Roll – Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

A powerful pint-sized wireless Bluetooth® speaker that is ready for whatever, wherever, whenever. UE ROLL blasts awesome 360-degree sound that is loud and crisp with deep bass that busts out incredible beats. On top of its insane sound, UE ROLL is waterproof (IPX7 certified) and shockproof, meaning you can dunk, drop or toss it anywhere without worry. And it comes with a nine-hour battery life and a 20-metre wireless range. The UE ROLL comes in 6 unique and vibrant colors, for you to choose from and its retail price, S$149. With the UE ROLL app, users will be able to unlock more features, such as Double Up (sync to 2 UE speakers and work it similar to a surround sound system), Block Party…

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News: Sony introduces new Cybershot RX100IV and RX10II

As announced at yesterday, the compact RX100 IV and high-zoom RX10 II cameras will be available in Singapore, by end July! And preorder starts today! (more information below) ***** Both the new Cyber-shot™ RX Series cameras feature the world’s first 1.0 type stacked Exmor RS™ CMOS sensor with advanced signal processing. The RX100 IV and RX10 II are also the first Cyber-shot™ cameras to offer the advantages of 4K (QFHD 3840×2160) movie recording. With advanced dual video recording functionality, shooters will be able to capture 16.8-megapixel still images during 4K video recording simply by pressing the shutter button. They also feature an attached DRAM memory chip so that you can capture the perfect shot for fast-moving objects of up to 16fps…

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Photo: Relaxing weekend

Almost 4 months since I blogged about anything personal, stressed out by wedding preparation (e.g. invitation cards, schedule, actual day stuff) and busy with gaming. All that mad rush and stress, I’m thankful for the good and relaxing weekend. ***** It went well, settled some wedding stuff, e.g. the bridesmaid dresses and corsages at The BMD Shop (good selection of dresses, speedy response for appointment and friendly lady) and bounced some game ideas. After which, chatted with the jiemeis a little before we left for other appointments. Thanks to the girls, I felt that a load was off my mind and more at ease now. And of course, finally had the long overdue ME time… before spending some time with the fiance. ME…

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News: mophie iPhone 6 & 6 Plus juice packs and powerstations available in Singapore

Earlier in the week, mophie announced and showcased its latest lineup of protective battery cases or juice packs for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and the mophie powerstation. ***** Featuring a thinner, lightweight yet durable frame, the full lineup delivers edge-to- edge protection. The juice pack air® for iPhone® 6 and the juice pack® for iPhone® 6 Plus boast high-impact protection, which includes rubberized support points inside the case to guard your phone from everyday drops and falls. The juice pack plus® for iPhone® 6 is designed with mophie’s proprietary Impact Isolation System—an increased level of protection—which features shock-absorbing bumpers that provide protection against the most brutal impacts. Incorporating quick-charge and pass-through technology within each model, users can charge and sync their…

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