YOWU Elf Wireless Earphones Review

As an electronics brand, Yowu’s biggest strength has always been fitting audio technology into sleek, playful, aesthetically-pleasing designs aimed at Gen Z consumers. Yowu’s mastery of design is elegantly displayed in its Elf Wireless Earphone (also known as the Sphynx Earphone Series) products.

Compared to Yowu’s signature cat ear headphones, the Elf Wireless Earphones’ design is more graceful and exquisite. Next to the cute aesthetic of cat ears, elf ears have a more mature and ethereal appearance, giving this product a different appeal from most of Yowu’s products. For these reasons, this product will likely be more marketable to fantasy fans who are older than Yowu’s core demographic. Personally, I love these earphones’ design, fit, and light color customization features. 

When it comes to visual appearance, Yowu products have always been a 10/10, but do its technical features hold up to scrutiny? The “elven nest” charging cast is sleek, streamlined, and easy to open. It also provides a hefty amount of battery life. However, my favorite features are the earphones’ dual noise reduction and cutting-edge Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. The dual noise reduction really boosts the earphones’ sound quality during gaming sessions, wireless phone calls, and music listening parties. The Bluetooth features and LDS antenna also boost these wireless products’ efficiency and stability. If you’re feeling adventurous enough for some real-life questing, the earphones are also water-resistant, so you can live out your woodland elf fantasies by taking them outdoors.

Overall, these earphones are a worthy addition to anyone’s collection. If you want to add a little fantasy to your life, they look fantastic and work great.

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Chromecast Review

In 2014, the Chromecast, Google’s media streaming adapter, was the number one selling streaming gadget in the US. This was according to figures gathered by the NPD sales group. According to the report, content were streamed more than 1 billion times since the product was released in July 2013.

Chromecast is an affordable adapter that allows for media streaming and works through any HDMI television. The adapter basically turns the TV in an app-driven smart device when it is paired with a smartphone, computer or tablet. This product is designed to simplify the process of transferring digital content from mobile devices to TV screens.

The Chromecast comes in the form of a small dongle that can be plugged directly to a TV and which detects and connects to Wi-Fi networks. Then one only needs to choose what to watch from a connected device and Chromecast would stream the content and display it on the TV screen. The main product differentiation of Google’s Chromecast is that it does not feature any interface on its own. The product requires requests from connected devices to define what to stream.

Upon its launching, the Chromecast had surprised customers with the relatively low price. The product features a large array of compatible apps and services such as YouTube, Pandora, Netflix, Starz, HBO Go and Showtime. Some other local channels are available depending on the geographical location of the user.

Chromecast is mostly suited for Android and iOS devices, having little compatibility with Windows Phone 8 for example. Windows phone users have the option of the TubeCast app though.

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Hottest E-Readers Comparison

There are many e-readers on the market and these devices are often preferred by bookworms. Even though tablets and phones consisting of larger screens offer the possibility of reading on the go, readers might be disrupted by notifications from incoming emails and social network updates. The e-reader allows readers to focus on only one main activity: reading. The list below compares some of the hottest devices in the market.

Kindle Paperwhite (Wi-Fi)
Amazon has certainly perfected the art of coming up with affordable and convenient e-readers. The Kindle Paperwhite consists of a 6 inch touchscreen coming along with the sharp E Ink technology. The screen is very responsive making for a great swiping experience. Battery life lasts up to 2 months.

Kobo Aura H20
Kobo offers an array of about half a dozen of different devices. Kobo devices come with relatively more features and customizability compared to Amazon devices. The Aura H20 is a waterproof (it resists H20) and quite durable device. The screen is larger than the Paperwhite, about 6.8 inch. Kobo integrates with the Pocket software, enabling users to saves articles or pages to Pocket so that they are readable on Kobo.

Barnes & Noble Nook Glowlight
Barnes & Noble had started out in the e-readers market along with Amazon. Quite disappointingly, their lines of Nook products have not been refreshed and updated as often as the Kindle. The Nook Glowlight still remains a good affordable e-reader.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook
Even though tablets are not necessary convenient when you want to indulge in reading, this one might be convenient for reading emails or online contents. This tablet also has the features of regular ones.

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