Author Archives: Mike Johnson

About Mike Johnson

Mike is the man who reviews gadgets that aren’t mainstream or products that can’t exactly be classified as consumer electronics e.g. portable talking toilets. It’s always interesting to read about the crazy products we have here in Asia that just don’t get as much publicity as they warrant.

Sony Xperia Z5 Tuned Down For The US

It was an exciting moment for every Sony lovers here in the US after the tech giant confirmed that the Xperia Z5 will be shipped to this country. However, the excitement soon got killed off after new reports suggest that the Z5 will be tuned down for the US.

The word is that the Z5 will be ditching the luxury smartphone features when released in the US. Among them is the fingerprint scanner, which won’t feature in the US-variant of the Z5. To make things worse, Sony is not able to give an explanation for their decision.

Instead, Sony went on to reveal that the Z5 will be priced at $599 whereas the smaller, Z5 Compact will retail at $499. Even without the fingerprint scanner, both the Z5 and Z5 Compact will still be great smartphones to own as they boasts the best specs as well as battery life.

The way we see it, Sony is probably offering the best for its home country due to national pride or they are merely keeping the cost of the US-bound Z5 down so that it can attract a wider audience.


iPhone 6S Plus: The Cons Of Longer Battery Life

What really comes to mind when you think of the iPhone 6S Plus’ long battery lifespan? Sure, you’ll be able to watch more videos, play more games, surf the net longer and whatnot, but it’s not without its downsides too. In fact, these few cons may just have you feeling the slightest tinge of regret, even though there have been numerous tests suggesting the phone actually comes with the longest battery life ever. Continue reading


Blackberry Priv vs Microsoft Lumia 950: Who’s The Champ?

Both the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL and the Blackberry Priv has something of their own to offer. The Lumia 950 XL is all about the Windows 10 (though we won’t deny the fact that it’s also mostly met with criticisms). As for the Blackberry Priv, it has the Blackberry security all packed together with the Android OS. So which of these two is the better device? Continue reading


Forget Alfa Romeo Giulia, Save Your Money For The Rear-wheel Drive Giuletta

The Alfa Romeo Giulia is without a doubt one of the most awaited performance sedans of 2016-17. While the RWD sedan has gotten its fair share of limelight, the other models Alfa Romeo are working on are beginning to trickle down. And the more we know about them the more we want them. Continue reading

Minecraft Xbox 360 & The Texture Pack You’ve Been Waiting For

We saw a mash up pack released last week and this had the Mass Effect theme. This meant that those playing could build their own playground in the game. sales of the game have grown and there is much demand for additional content. 4 J Studios were on Twitter and said that gamers will eventually get texture packs for the PC version through the Xbox Games store. Continue reading

Cleveland Browns vs Baltimore Raven: Live HD Stream Goes Online [PR]

Press Release: Week two of the NFL regular season is officially here and we are loaded with great games for our viewing enjoyment. One of those highly anticipated matchups of the week will take place on Sunday when the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns face off at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Kick off for the game is scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. ET and may be seen on CBS in certain local areas. However, if you can’t watch the game on television or in person, you can watch the live stream by CLICKING HERE. Continue reading