AirPods Pro vs AirPods – How to remove them from the case

With the release of the new AirPods Pro, many people are struggling to remove them from the case.

That’s because the method is different to AirPods. In this quick and helpful video, the best way is shown for both.

AirPods Pro latest pricing on Amazon UK

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Huawei FreeBuds 3 – The Ultimate Wireless Earphones Review & Comparison vs AirPods v2

Welcome to my review on the Huawei FreeBuds 3.

The Huawei FreeBuds 3 are a True Wireless Stereo Earbuds powered by Huawei’s proprietary Kirin A1 chip. FreeBuds 3 are the world’s 1st open-fit active noise cancellation wireless earphone.

They also are the world’s first BT 5.1 & BLE 5.1 wearable chip, Kirin A1 ensures that FreeBuds 3 is unmatched for stability and ease of connectivity.

My review includes the following –

– a 16 min detailed review and comparison with the AirPods v2
– wind mic audio test and comparison with the AirPods v2
– a look at the companion app
– ALL the high tech explained simply

Conclusion

Incredible tech in such a tiny package. Highly recommended.

Useful Links

Huawei FreeBuds 3 on Amazon

Dali iO-6 Wireless Active Noise Cancelling Headphones Review – new headphones from high end audio company Dali

The Dali iO is luxurious wireless headphones – designed and developed in Denmark. With class-leading battery time, audio comfort and sound performance.

DALI, Danish Audiophile Loudspeaker Industries, grew out of Scandinavia’s leading audio retail chain in 1983. Dalie strive to create loudspeakers with outstanding performance and “natural sound” at competitive prices.

In 2019, DALI offers an exciting range of speakers to suit every taste from the cost-conscious SPEKTOR series to the high-performance speaker EPICON 8. Dali has over one million satisfied customers in more than 70 countries.

A key contributing factor to DALI’s superiority is exclusive DALI driver units designed and developed from scratch by their Danish engineers and produced in their own controlled facilities. With their unique driver technologies they are able to design and build speaker systems that makes it possible for listeners to hear their favourite music exactly as the artists intended.

So the Dali iO continues its tradition with a wireless headphone that is built for extended listening with a comfortable, durable design and a natural transparent sound that never tires.

Dali have released the i04 and i06. The i06 have active noise cancellation and retail for around 399 euros. I have already reviewed the Dali iO-4 headphones. Clickhere.

What is really interesting about the new headphones, is that Dali didn’t go and re badge a Chinese headphone, they designed, built and manufactured everything from scratch. The headphones are in essence a Dali loudspeaker, miniaturised on the ear. What they did do, was buy Sony’s noise cancellation tech for the i06. So you actually have the best of both worlds with this version.

So what is my verdict on these new headphones? Go take a look now!

Dali i-O4 on Amazon https://amzn.to/2MFeapP

Dali i-06 on Amazon https://amzn.to/2W80Qxk

Huawei Mate 30 Pro tops DxOMark league table with a score of 121

Huawei has today received the highest rating from DxOMark for the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro’s industry-leading camera system. The Mate 30 Pro’s SuperSensing Cine Camera received an overall score of 121, four points higher than the second-highest score of 117, as well as the highest photo score of 131. Both accolades recognise the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro as the new king of smartphone photography, raising the bar for competitors.

DxOMark, the photographic ranking system which thoroughly evaluates the image quality of smartphone cameras, has announced that the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro’s integrated quad-camera system, including the innovative SuperSensing Camera and Cine Camera, ranks number one in overall DxOMark camera score. By achieving the number one status, Huawei’s latest flagship device reinforces the brand’s reputation as the king of smartphone photography.

“With an overall DxOMark camera score of 121, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro is the new number one in our smartphone camera ranking. The new record is largely due to a phenomenal photo score of 131, a full five points ahead of the previous leader,” DxOMark commented.

The HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro’s ground-breaking camera system includes a 40MP SuperSensing Camera, a 40MP Cine Camera, an 8MP Telephoto Camera and a 3D Depth Sensing Camera. The SuperSensing Cine Camera is a dual-main camera system capable of taking stunning photos including Ultra-Wide Night-shots, Ultra-Wide Angle shots with HDR+, and portrait shots with Pro-Bokeh Effect.

The 40MP SuperSensing Camera with RYYB colour array is designed to attract more light, ensuring the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro takes very detailed and clear images in super low-light conditions. Coupled with an ISP 5.0 Image Signal Processor, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Pro captures photographs and videos of the highest possible quality.

Huawei’s Mate 30 Pro is also capable of taking professional videos in cinematic tones. The Cine Camera features a large 1/1.54-inch sensor size with a high maximum ISO of 51200 to capture videos including Ultra Slow-motion video at the highest 7680 frames per second as well as 4K Low-light Ultra-Wide Time-lapse video.

Since launching the Mate 30 Series earlier in September, Huawei has redefined smartphone capabilities and prompted consumers to rethink photography and videography.

Honor 20 Pro Review vs Huawei P30 Pro & Honor 20

Welcome to my HONOR 20 PRO review costing around £549. The HONOR 20 PRO is available in either Phantom Blue, or Phantom Black.

The HONOR 20 PRO has attained a high DxOmark score of 111 points for its photo camera capabilities. The camera features HONOR’s first ever AI Quad Camera, with Dual OIS and the industry-largest f/1.4 wide aperture, HONOR 20 PRO also comes with Ultra-High ISO Sensitivity, which provides a better low-light photography experience.

The HONOR 20 PRO introduces the world’s first Dynamic Holographic glass back, which is crafted through an industry-first Triple 3D Mesh technology. As light passes through the glass back, light is reflected and refracted in all directions resulting in a stunning and depth-inducing optical effect that sets the HONOR 20 PRO apart from its predecessors.

The HONOR 20 PRO is driven by the 7nm Kirin 980 AI chipset and industry-leading GPU Turbo 3.0, a feature that enhances the device’s gaming capabilities even further. HONOR 20 PRO also features a 4,000 mAh battery that can support a full-day uninterrupted use and 256GB storage, providing the headroom for extreme demands. To complete the entire experience, it comes with a Virtual 9.1 Surround Sound system, allowing for a more conducive audio environment.

Video Review

Conclusion

The Honor 20 Pro features a really capable camera in a svelte frame. Recommended!

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Latest pricing and more info on Amazon – Click HERE.

RHA TrueConnect True Wireless Earphones Review & Comparison

Welcome to my review of the RHA TrueConnect Wirless Earphones. The earphones retail for around £149.

The Key Features & Specification

– 5 hrs playback from a single charge + 20hr charging case with fast charge (15mins = 2.5hrs).
– Sweatproof and water resistant to IPX5 certification for durable performance.
– Bluetooth 5, digital assistant control
– Secure fit with Comply Foam & silicone ear tips designed specifically for true wireless earbuds.
– Frequency range: 20-20,000 Hz
– 3 year warranty included, when purchased from RHA or Amazon directly.

Review

Conclusion

The RHA TrueConnect come with a great array of earbuds to ensure you get the perfect fit. They have an excellent audio quality too. Recommended.

Useful Links

More info & latest pricing on Amazon – RHA TrueConnect.

Belkin RockStar iPhone Headphones with Lightning Connector Review – also in USB C

Welcome to my review of the Belkin RockStar iPhone Headphones with Lightning Connector. These are also available with a USB C termination. The Belkin Rockstar retail for around £40 and are available in white and black finishes.

The Key Features and Specifications

– Listen to music and take calls from your iPhone without an adapter
– Designed for Apple LIGHTNING devices without audio port, including iPhone XS, XS max, XR, x, 8, 8 Plus, 7, 7 Plus/ iPad Pro 10. 5-Inch, 9. 7-Inch and more
– Mfi-certified for compatibility with iOS devices
– Tangle-free, flat, lightweight cable keep headphones from bunching up
– Sweat and Splash-Resistant

Review

Conclusion

An upgrade to the in the box earphones. A pleasant sound with a slight V shape. Recommended.

Useful Links

More info and the latest pricing on Amazon – Belkin Rockstar Earphones.

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max – My top 12 shots from the camera!

Over the last 24 hours I have taken several photos with the iPhone 11 Pro Max cameras.

The cameras have been wonderful to use. Above one of my dogs Tiggy. This is portrait mode.

And now just a standard shot of my dog George.

Above wide and ultra wide photos. If any editing occurred it was only done with Apple Photos app.

Same again, wide and ultra wide. When you take a wide shot, the iPhone automatically takes the ultra wide shot as well. The iPhone can then auto correct the shot if say for example you chopped a person out of the frame, or you can do this yourself.

The ultra wide provides some great angles.

Above is wide.

Below is ultra wide.

And finally 2 x optical zoom.

I am really happy with the results so far and am looking forward to seeing future improvements.

Jabra Elite 85h Over Ear Wireless Headphones with ANC Review & Comparison

Welcome to my review of the Jabra Elite 85h Over Ear Headphones with automatic noise cancellation and SmartSound Technology. The headphones retail for around £279.

The Key Features and Specification

– SmartSound: Audio that automatically adapts to your surroundings
– Block unwanted background noise with Smart Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)
– 36 hours battery life with ANC on
– On-ear detection; Elite 85h will recognise when you remove them from your ears, auto-playing when you put them on and auto-pausing when you take them off
– Access your voice assistant with one touch for instant, Amazon Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant
– Rain-resistant with a 2 years water and dust warranty
– Personalise the headphones with the Jabra Sound+ app-access SmartSound features, customise music profiles, choose your voice assistant, track battery usage, firmware and more
– Enhanced 8-microphone technology for a superior call experience

Review

Conclusion

The Jabra Elite 85h are a comfortable pair of headphones with superb mics for calls and more. The noise cancellation is flexible, enabling you to listen to music while conducting a conversation with someone in the office! Highly recommended.

Useful Links

More info and latest pricing on Amazon – Jabra Elite 85h