Plantronics Announces the BackBeat 505 – Wireless Stereo Headphones

Plantronics announced the new BackBeat 505 today. The on-ear Bluetooth stereo headphones incorporate Plantronics signature audio, a lightweight design and up to 18 hours of listening and talk time on a single charge.

Additional BackBeat 505 features and benefits include:

  • Up to 18 hours of listening and talk time on a single charge

  • Comfortable memory foam ear cushions help isolate sound, and rotate flat for compact storage

  • Stream up to 10 m/33 feet from Bluetooth-compatible smartphones and tablets

  • 40 mm drivers and advanced acoustic technology provide premium audio

  • Connect up to two devices simultaneously and pair up to eight

  • Maintain battery charge for up to six months with DeepSleep hibernation mode

There are some noteworthy features, such as the ability to hibernate and preserve battery charge for 6 months. Although not using this headphones for 6 months probably means you shouldn’t have bought it in the first place.

Pricing and Availability

BackBeat 505 will be available in Dark Grey, Grey, and White for SGD 139 at selected Plantronics authorized retailers.

Lazada x Prolink Suprise Box – For the budding gamer

It’s the Great Singapore Sale, and Lazada has a number of Surprise Boxes for you to check out! Only 4 days left! With 42 surprise boxes to check out.

Here’s the unboxing of the Lazada x Prolink Gaming Box.

There’s a long box inside …

Keyboard? Yep you guessed right!

And there’s more!

There’s still one more mystery item within in the box, and it’s not some cheap gift. The keyboard retails on Lazada for $69 and the mouse for about $29.

Looking for a present for a new budding gamer? This might make a nice one!

The Prolink Borealis Keyboard comes with 3 different backlight colour options, 19 Anti-ghosting keys, and adjustable input speed as well. Though not mechanical, the keys are responsive and the anti-ghosting feature comes in handy for button mashing games. What’s not so good? The backlight customisation is limited and there’s no way to record macros.

The Prolink Furax mouse will light up your gaming rig with its 7-Color breathing LED. The matte finish and rubber grip makes it comfortable to hold, and the 2400 DPI optical sensor allows for quick and responsive movements. It’s a pity that the lighting scheme cannot be adjusted, otherwise it’s really a nice mouse.

The Lazada GSS Sale is from 5th June to 8th June and promises deals of up to 90% off and flash deals every couple of hours! So check back often for some amazing offers.

Now, to help you save more: we have tied up with Lazada for a special voucher code: GSSSEAN18. 18% off!

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Aftershock Next

Aftershock PC announces its first foray into the AIO Segment with the NEXT Gaming AIO. Featuring a 32” FHD 144HZ Display or a QHD 60hz display, the NEXT is a fully-fledged gaming PC built into an AIO form factor. The NEXT overcomes the weakness faced by most AIOs: It uses standard desktop components and is fully upgradable for a future proof purchase.

The NEXT is priced at a SUB 2k price point to deliver maximum value in an attractive package.

Audio House Membership Promotion

Audio House is launching its online sales portal. After a successful stint on Qoo10, the retail giant is starting its own online sales portal at

There’s going to be a launch promotion, which makes for some great deals, especially for those shopping for home electronics. For new users who sign up on on 25 May (TODAY!), you will get a total of $100 e-vouchers.

Review: Chuwi Hi10Pro

The Chuwi Hi10Pro is a dual boot Windows 10 / Android tablet that has a metallic keyboard dock to convert it to a standard clamshell laptop.

I bought the Chuwi Hi10Pro last year when it was on sale at Gearbest. It was selling for US$169 for the tablet plus keyboard dock. I also used Swagbucks for an additional 4250 SB which should be valued at around US$50 via Amazon gift cards. The issue is that I can’t seem to pass the US only verification as it requires a US number (non-voip). Bummer. I managed to get around it recently through the use of a US SIM. So how did this US$120 tablet / laptop fare?

The Specs

Screen Size 10.1 inches
Screen Resolution 1920×1200
Hard Drive 64 GB
Average Battery Life (in hours) 6 hours
Operating System Windows 10, Android 5.1
Item Weight 2.2 pounds
Product Dimensions 10.3 x 6.6 x 0.3 inches
Item Dimensions L x W x H 10.31 x 6.59 x 0.33 inches
Rear Webcam Resolution 2 MP
Processor Intel X8350