Jaybird X3 Wireless Sport Headphones to arrive in Singapore

Looking for a great pair of wireless earbuds for your outdoor lifestyle? The Jaybird X3 now comes with enhanced sound, customisable audio options and an improved secure-fit, in its classic low profile design.
Price: SGD $215
Availability: Pre-Order from Apr 27, 2017; In-stores by May 4, 2017

What’s New?

The Jaybird X3 promises an enhanced sound experience with an improved 6mm driver this time around. Physically, the X3 is now smaller, making it the first in the X-Series to be helmet compatible.

Multi-device pairing is also on the cards. You can now pair two sets of X3 headphones to one device and even pair your X3s to two devices simultaneously.
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Review and Giveaway! K380 & M337 Combo as Logitech is 34

TGIF Giveaway No 2! Logitech is 34 this October and as part of the celebrations, they have kindly offered two sets of the K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard and the M337 Bluetooth Mouse for you readers and supporters! I tested one set of the K380/M337 and I like it. Would’ve love to keep one for myself but will share the joy. However, since I used one set for review, one set will be opened (and used for a week).

Logitech K380 Bluetooth Keyboard Review

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I especially enjoyed the K380 multi-device bluetooth keyboard, since it can pair and toggle through a single button across three devices. Perfect for pairing your computer, phone and tablet. Need to send a lengthy Whatsapp message to your boss? Toggle the keyboard and you have the comfort and convenience of desktop typing.

It’s a good keyboard too. I like that the keyboard is compact and well-built. Although compact leads to smaller spacing and smaller keys, which requires some time to adjust. But it didn’t take me long. The keys offer a moderately quiet tactile response, with sufficient travel to make quick typing a breeze. The Logitech K380 also features round key buttons, which I personally felt round keys help in reducing typos.

The keyboard is designed to work with phones, tablets, Android, iOS, Windows computers, Macs, and more. As such, there are a whole lot of mobile device functions such as your Home, Settings, Back button at easy access. This special functions are also set to default, and the traditional function keys require the Fn+F* combination. This leads to a mild annoyance when using it with my Windows computer, since F2, Alt-F4, are combos I frequently used. The K380 uses two AAA battery, which is apparently good for two years. Batteries are included too!

The K380 is quite similar to the K480 keyboard but I prefer the K380 as it doesn’t have the tablet / phone dock. This allows it to be lighter and more compact, although you would still feel the heft of approximately 420g. It can fit your carry bag, but may not be an accessory that you would want to lug around all the time. If you want a more portable option, the Logitech Keys to Go comes to mind.

Logitech M337 Bluetooth Mouse Review

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The Logitech M337 Bluetooth Mouse is less fanciful compared to the K380 keyboard. While you can switch across multiple devices at ease on the keyboard, you are limited to one bluetooth pair on the mouse. It looks and feels good though with it’s slight oft angular shape and textured plastic for a comfortable grip. Like other Logitech devices, there’s a programmable navigation button which defaults to mission control on a Mac or Task View on Windows, as well as left and right toggles on the scroll mouse. You can choose to install the associated Logitech app to change the features, but otherwise, it works great just by plugging it in.

The M337 uses a Laser-grade optical sensor which means it can work on just about any surface – from metal café tables to tile countertops to your favorite study desk. Great for a portable laptop mouse. I heard that Bluetooth mice tend to suffer drop outs as compared to the more traditional RF 2.4 GHz wireless mice, but I didn’t really notice any issues when using the mouse. Felt as responsive as a normal wireless mouse, without the hassle of requiring a separate dongle.

How to take part in GadgetReactor TGIF Giveaway:

The Logitech K380 is priced at $54, and the Logitech M337 mouse is priced at $49. AND there will be two lucky readers to walk away with the full set. Just do three simple steps.

1) On my Facebook post, tell me why you would like to win the K380 & M337 in the comment box below and the two most creative post will stand to win a set! Don’t forget to hashtag #Logitechis34 and like Logitech’s Facebook page to qualify!

2) Do so before Saturday 31 October 2015.

3) If you haven’t yet, like GadgetReactor Facebook page too :)

That’s all!

Terms & Conditions

Contest is opened to people based in Singapore only (Sorry!).
Have fun!

Ultimate Ears Introduces Block Party for Speakers

If you own a Ultimate Ears speaker, there’s a new software feature called Block Party for the UE BOOM 2, UE ROLL and UE MEGABOOM. This new feature gives music fans a new way to share and experience music.

Through any UE app, the Block Party feature allows three friends to connect to a single UE BOOM 2, UE ROLL or UE MEGABOOM and use their favourite music services to share songs through the same speaker. Music fans are now in control like never before, with the power to channel their inner DJ by controlling the playlist and discovering new music all night long.
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