Category: Review

Koncept Z-Bar LED Desk Lamp Review

Koncept Z-Bar LED Desk Lamp (AR3000) is the second Koncept Z-Bar LED Desk Lamp that I have. The first being the Koncept Z-Bar Slim LED Desk Lamp which I bought more than 8 years ago, and it is still working perfectly in my Computer Room.

Bridgemen is still the sole distributor of Koncept products and after seeing my previous post, they have kindly sent me the Koncept Z-Bar LED Desk Lamp, together with the Koncept Desk Clamp (MT01C3), and Koncept Occupancy Sensor (P7-01OCC01A) for me to feature them.

Existing Koncept Z-Bar Slim LED Desk Lamp
Existing Koncept Z-Bar Slim LED Desk Lamp

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ILife Shinebot W450 Review

I bought the Life Shinebot W450 from Lazada for S$249.99. The usual retail price is S$320, but during the 8/8 sale, it dropped to S$287.99. After deducting an additional shop voucher of S$8 and a bank voucher of S$30, I ended up paying S$249.99. Shipping to Singapore is S$1.49, but I have a free shipping voucher from Lazada as well.

Life Shinebot W450 is a single-purpose mopping robot, and hence it doesn’t vacuum.

ILife Shinebot W450 - Box Front
ILife Shinebot W450 – Box Front

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Arlo Essential Indoor Camera Review

Arlo launched their Arlo Essential Indoor Camera last month and it is currently retailing for S$199. Essentially (pun intended), this camera is the indoor version of the Arlo Essential Spotlight Camera that I reviewed last October.

The major difference is Essential Indoor is wired, and Essential Spotlight is wireless. Essential Indoor doesn’t have a spotlight, and its night vision is black and white only.

Arlo Essential Indoor Camera - Box Front
Arlo Essential Indoor Camera – Box Front

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Synology DiskStation DS1621+ Review

I decided to upgrade my slightly more than three years old 4-bay Synology DiskStation DS918+ to the 6-bay Synology DiskStation DS1621+.

Back in 2017, DS918+ was the flagship Synology 4-bay NAS and that was replaced with DS920+ in 2020. Also in 2020, the 5-bay DS1520+ got updated.

Synology DiskStation Plus Series
Synology DiskStation Plus Series

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ASUSTOR Lockerstor 4 (AS6604T) Review

When I think of NAS, there are always three brands that came to my mind. Synology, QNAP, and ASUSTOR. All three brands are from Taiwan. I reviewed Synology NAS many times and did my first QNAP NAS review in December.

To complete the trilogy, I have with me the Asustor Lockerstor 4 (AS6604T) which is equivalent to the Synology DS920+ and QNAP TS-453D. All three models are 4-bay NAS, powered by Intel Celeron J4125 and comes with 4GB of DDR4 ram. Intel J4125 is a 4-core 2.0 GHz (burstable to 2.7 GHz) processor.

ASUSTOR AS6604T - Box Front
ASUSTOR AS6604T – Box Front

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Martiangear Astronaut (Fabric) Gaming Chair Review

Martiangear is a new gaming lifestyle brand in Singapore. They are a new kid on the block when it comes to gaming chairs. This is after Secretlab, APOL, Royale Ergonomics, and many others.

Besides gaming chairs, they will have a few upcoming gaming products in their pipeline, like gaming tables and gaming peripherals.

Martiangear Astronaut, Interstellar, and Supernova
Martiangear Astronaut, Interstellar, and Supernova

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QNAP TS-453D Review

My second NAS 10 years ago was a decision between Synology NAS and QNAP NAS. In the end, I chose Synology. I can’t remember the reason why. Throughout all these years, I have been sticking with Synology NAS.

QNAP contacted me and wanted to hear my thoughts on the QNAP TS-453D against the Synology DiskStation DS920+, so they sent me the QNAP TS-453D.

QNAP TS453D - Box
QNAP TS453D – Box

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Sonoff T2UK Wi-Fi Smart Wall Switch Review

Back Story
Right at the beginning of my smart home journey in 2016, I have been using MCO Z-Wave smart wall switches.

I have used a mix of both Series 3 and Series 4 MCO switches. All my 1-gang switches are Series 4 (MH-S411), and all my 2-gang and 3-gang switches are Series 3 (MH-S312 and MH-S314).

Sonoff T2UK - Box Front
Sonoff T2UK – Box Front

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