There are approximately one hundred thousand billion Bluetooth speakers on the market.* They come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, from tiny cubes to oversized pills and proper freestanding speakers. Today, we’re looking at the smaller end of the market, at a little cube called the iClever Bluetooth Wireless Speaker aka the IC-BTS02. Its metal facade and £20 price point makes it immediately cooler than many of its brethren, but is it just as outstanding inside as out?
Today I’m looking at Creative’s T50 wireless speakers, a 2.0 system that includes NFC-assisted Bluetooth pairing and a stylish look. At £150, these speakers will have to sound as good as they look, as well as working well with mobile devices. Let’s see how they measure up!
Today we’re taking a look at another piece of affordable gaming gear, courtesy of Ebuyer. These are the Sond Audio H6 on-ear headphones, which retail for £60. That’s a good price for a set of on-ear headphones, so we’ll be looking to make sure that not too much was sacrificed to reach that price point. If the quality here is reasonable, we could be looking at a great budget option. Let’s get started!
Today we’re taking a look at the Roccat Kave XTD 5.1 Analog. As you might have guessed from the long-ass name, this headset offers 5.1 surround sound and an analogue connection to your PC. Roccat are promising a headset that is comfortable, convenient and sounds great for less than £100, so let’s see how the Kave XTD 5.1 Analog performs.
The BenQ treVolo is a high-end Bluetooth speaker, with a funky folding design that’s hinted at in its maker’s creative capitalisation. BenQ boast that it’s the first portable unit to use the same electrostatic panels as high-end living room speakers, providing the opportunity to reach “new heights of audio satisfaction” for only £230. The electrostatic panels have certainly influenced the avian look of the treVolo, but will it make for a radically better sound as well? Let’s find out!
Jays are a Swedish brand with singular purpose: producing excellent headphones for mobile devices. Since 2006, they’ve produced well-received headphones in a range of styles and formats. Today, we’re looking at one of their more premium offerings: their a-Jays Four in-ear headphones. These earphones are designed for iOS devices like the iPhone, with powerful 8.6mm drivers, an in-line remote and microphone for hands-free calls. They are well presented for sure, but how do they actually perform? Let’s find out together!
Today we’ll be looking at one of Turtle Beach’s latest gaming headsets, the Ear Force Star Wars headset. As you can probably guess by the name and the picture, this is an official Star Wars headset that should definitely attract fans of the sci-fi series. In our review, we’ll see if the headset is worthy of the dark lord emblazoned upon them, or whether Darth Vader will be pushing the designers out of the nearest airlock.
Mionix made their name as a manufacturer of affordable but well-designed gaming mice, and recently they’ve been diversifying their lineup with the addition of keyboards, mousepads and headsets. Their latest work is the Nash 20, a premium gaming headset boasting 50mm drivers and a comfortable memory foam and leather construction. In this review, we’ll put those claims to the test and see if this headset lives up to the Swedish company’s high standards.
Japanese electronics firm Maxell have released a pair of new speakers for the home. Today, we’ll be reviewing the first and cheaper of the pair – the MXSP-WP2000.