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eero Pro 6 Review

After more than five long years with my eero (first generation), I finally got around to upgrade it to eero Pro 6 which supports wi-fi 6.

I got the 3-pack eero Pro 6 for US$389 (S$535) as there was a discount a few weeks back. If not, the usual price is US$599 (S$823). Since eero doesn’t ship to Singapore directly, you must go through a freight forwarder. In my case, I am using my usual HopShopGo. Shipping to Singapore is an additional US$55 (S$76), which excludes the 7% GST you have to pay since the item and shipping exceeds S$400 in value.

eero Pro 6 - Box Front
eero Pro 6 – Box Front

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Ugreen DigiNest Pro Power Strip

Ugreen DigiNest Pro Power Strip retails for S$169.99 on Lazada. Like most Ugreen products, if you do not have an urgent need for them, you can wait for a double-digit sales day (like the upcoming 8/8), where most of their items will be cheaper on that day.

DigiNest Pro is an interesting and probably the first product from Ugreen that comes with three AC ports, three USB-C ports, and 1 USB-A port.

Ugreen DigiNest Pro - Box Front
Ugreen DigiNest Pro – Box Front

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Apple MagSafe Battery Pack

Apple MagSafe Battery Pack retails for S$139. It provides your iPhone between 40% and 70% additional charge. 40% if you are on the iPhone 12/13 Pro Max and 70% on the iPhone 12/13 mini.

Inside the battery pack is a 7.62V, 11.13Wh battery. Hence the capacity is about 1,460 mAh.

Apple MagSafe Battery Pack - Box Front
Apple MagSafe Battery Pack – Box Front

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Flipper Zero

Flipper Zero is a portable multi-tool for “hackers” who likes to play around with radio protocols and access control systems. It started as a Kickstarter project on 30th July 2020. It was then successfully funded on 29th August 2020 after raising a total of US$4,882,784 from 37,987 backers, which blew past their initial goal of only US$60,000.

I was their early bird, so I paid US$119 (S$166) without shipping as Flipper could not determine the shipping cost then. When they managed to get their logistics sorted out in September 2021, I paid US$13.37 (S$19) for shipping to Singapore.

Flipper Zero - Box
Flipper Zero – Box

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Omron Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor (JPN500)

Signs you are getting older is when you need to get a blood pressure monitor after your annual health checkup. I went for my annual health checkup on 8th July 2022, and the doctor mentioned that my blood pressure was slightly above the normal range.

Based on HealthHub.sg, I fall under the High-Normal BP range and doctor ask me to watch my salt intake.

Omron Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor (JPN500) - Box Front
Omron Upper Arm Blood Pressure Monitor (JPN500) – Box Front

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Apple 14″ MacBook Pro (2021)

The last personal laptop that I have was in 2008, the Apple 15.4″ MacBook Pro 2.53GHz (Late 2008). I used it during my university days. Since graduating in 2010, I have used my work laptop most of the time.

When this MacBook Pro started to spoil parts by parts in 2016, I threw it away and switched to Li Xiang’s hand-me-down Apple 13″ MacBook Pro Retina (Early 2015), and I have been using it since then.

Apple MacBook Pro 14 Inch (2021) - Box Front
Apple MacBook Pro 14 Inch (2021) – Box Front

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Poly Sync 20 Speakerphone Review

Poly Sync 20 is a speakerphone that can be used wirelessly via Bluetooth v5.1 or wired via the built-in 70cm USB-A cable.

It has a three microphone steerable array that can pick up voices within 2m. It uses a 40 mm driver for its speaker and comes with dual passive radiators.

Poly Sync 20 Speakerphone - Back
Poly Sync 20 Speakerphone – Back

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Poly Studio P5 Webcam Review

Poly Studio P5 Kit comes with various options like the Blackwire headset, Voyager headset, and Sync Bluetooth speakerphone.

I have the review unit for the Poly Studio P5 Kit With Sync 20+. This review will be about the Poly Studio P5 Webcam. The review of the Poly Sync 20+ will come at a later date.

Poly Studio P5 Kit With Sync 20 - Box
Poly Studio P5 Kit With Sync 20 – Box

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HDFury 4K Arcana 18Gbps

HDFury 4K Arcana 18Gbps is a device that I have not heard of till I was Googling on how to get Dolby Atmos support for older televisions that don’t have eARC.

ARC stands for Audio Return Channel, while eARC stands for Enhanced Audio Return Channel. The main difference between ARC and eARC is the speed and bandwidth.

HDFury Arcana - Contents
HDFury Arcana – Contents

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