Staying Tuned

These bits and bytes will make you the most tech savvy

By Natasha Tan

Beats by Dr Dre Active Collection: Solo2 Wireless


Want wireless music to power your ambitious lifestyle? Pair the Beats by Dr Dre Active Collection Solo 2 Wireless Earphones ($490) with a Bluetooth device within a range of 20ft and carry on with your day with music in your ears.

Available at all Beats authorised retailers.


Plantronics BackBeat SENSE Wireless Headphones


With a feather-light design, the Plantronics BackBeat SENSE Wireless Headphones ($279) ensure all-day comfort with a unique, patent-pending headband design.

These headphones also offer signature Plantronics audio performance and smart-sensor technology, which automatically pauses music when headphones are removed and resumes when replaced.

Available at Plantronics authorised distributors.


Sony h.ear go: Portable Hi-Res Wireless Speaker


Sony’s h.ear go has powerful audio performance, thanks to its newly-designed 35mm diameter high-resolution, full-range speaker unit. It comes with built-in support for Google Cast and Spotify Connect, along with 12-hour battery life.

Use it in the comfort of your home or even on-the-go.

Available at Sony Stores, Sony Centres & select Sony authorised dealers.


SingTel Music: Spotify, KKBOX or AMPed

Besides using your favourite headphones, you’ll need a reliable music provider to listen to your favourite tunes. With SingTel Music, you can stream music from Spotify, KKBOX or AMPed premium accounts from just $7.90 a month. Plus, we love that you can listen to music without incurring any data charges.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of Weekender, Issue 151, April 29 – May 12, 2016, with the headline ‘Staying tuned’.




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