Best 4K Home Theater Gaming Projectors Buyer’s Guide

Well, after lurking through the other worlds of 4k enthusiasts, it’s time to make the list of best 4K Home Theater projectors. This would be useful for anyone looking for building a great HT or integrated media rooms. Building HT is not like connecting pieces together in a jigsaw but is a true art work not many can do. Choosing the projector is one of the fun and interesting part.
Still…True 4K is rare. And true 4k+HDR uber rare. Apparently, Sony is the only one sells true 4k at this time. JVC is set to release their true 4K projector in November showed at CEDiA 2016. And they cost eye-watering price.
At this time affordability is not even an option (Sub $5k). You might want to wait a bit longer. Still, if you want to be that person with true phenomenal HT then your best bet to consider when buying a 4k projector (native 4k)

So far there was only one player with true 4k projector. But JVC joined their league with its new projectors.
JVC DLA-RS4500 ( price starts $40k)
JVC DLA-Z1 (price starts $35k)

If you want 4k experiences at an affordable rate the best options to look forward while true 4k projector price to fall ( Keep in mind these are pseudo 4k and not native 4k)

That’s it folks, I’ll keep an eye on this list. I'll update it when a new piece of 4k projector is released.

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Sennheiser hd 202 ii professional vs. Sony MDR XB450 Review

If you are confused between Sennheiser HD 202 II professional or Sony MDR-XB450, then you can believe my word. Why? Because I extensively tested both for a long time after buying both! And here is my verdict.
Sennheiser HD 202 ii  Review
my phone charging I'll add more side by side pics later
This one comes to my attention after searching for a long time. I’m not an audiophile, but I enjoy quality music. Sennheiser HD 202 ii is one of the best entry-level over the ear headphone if you are looking for good headphone. I’m not lying it’s indeed worth its gold.
Here’s what I liked about Sennheiser HD 202 ii
Excellent quality sound and perfectly balanced bass, treble (nothing more or nothing less)
Good noise isolation
Comfortable on ear
Significant upgrade from my mediocre moto G3 headphones
What I didn’t liked 
Long cable and its thick
Is not portable friendly
Sony MDR XB-450 Review
After searching the alternative for HD 202, I found XB-450 is the competitor of Sony MDR XB-450. SO I thought it would be on par with HD 202. But I was wrong. Sony MDR XB-450 comes in a flashy box with good packaging. Thought it would be spectacular after seeing the package. Oh boy! I was clearly wrong. Sony MDR XB-450 is not on par with HD 202 audio quality. HD 202 is the winner. But I wouldn’t say its total trash either.
What I liked about Sony MDR XB-450
Flashy looks
Portable and ear cup is foldable.
Wire is thin
What I didn’t liked
The noise isolation is poor. I could hear song outside when my brother using it (when my ear close to the cup)
The sound is on par with my Moto G 3 headphones (came with my G3), but there’s extra bass in the surrounding. What I feel is, the audio/sound gets drowning in that extra bass.
Sony MDR XB-450 or Sennheiser HD 202 ii final verdict
I tested both in 100% volume from both my phone and PC source ( PVP songs). After a while, I got nausea from both and felt head heavy. I think it’s due the over volume. In my opinion, If you are looking for clear bass, treble, and audio quality then Sennheiser HD 202 ii is the winner.But it's not travel-friendly. If you are looking for a travel companion and can compromise on little sound quality and extra bass, go with Sony MDR XB-450.
This review is purely based on my experience with both! For some reason, I'm not going to buy any other Over the ear or On-ear headphones for a long time.

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Best Headphones Under $25 - Ultimate Buying Guide

You may wonder why I would review these headphones.Well, I bought new headphones! not one but two! It'll arrive shortly. For some, money is matter. When you are going to buy something you have to make sure you're getting what you're paying. Quality > Quantity. Putting that aside lets dive into our headphones reviews.

How did I select theses headphones?

I'm honest here. I do careful research online before buying anything. It's my habit now. However, all this opinion is not based on my opinions. My priority when selecting a headphone is always sound clarity. I do listen to the speech (yes!) and audio books. And I use memrise app to improve my vocabulary (I'm non-native).So pronunciation of words is important to me. I watch movies, listen to music but I'm not an audiophile. I'm a technophile. I'm a gamer, and I use headphone when gaming for precision sound. But half of the gaming headphones out there are gimmicks. So I use normal headphones.
The features of each headphone can be found on the internet. What we are not quite sure is the audio quality. But the sound quality depends on the file source itself. If there is any sound that is not caught by one headphone and not by other, then we could differentiate those two.
For that reason, I won't comment on the audio quality or sound quality unless I test it myself. And of these, I bought two to test it myself. It'll come next week. So I'll comment on that particular models. For other models, you can find what people say it on their reviews.
Why should I consider these models? Well, after primary, secondary and tertiary research I found these are the best headphones for budget and overall positive reviews.
Best Earbud in-ear Headphones under $25

Panasonic ErgoFit RP-HJE120-K

Everyone recommends this model. It fits in small ears as well large ears. It comes with three different ear pads. It's inexpensive. This is an excellent alternative to your normal headphones comes with phones.

Light Weight
Fits in all ear types ( even in small ear canals)
soft and comfort
Noise isolation
Better bass compared to rivals at this price range
Ideal for gym and working around
color choice
Value for money
Not suitable for gaming purpose (lol?)

Rival: Philips SHE3590BK

Best Over- Ear Headphones under $25

Sennheiser HD 202 II Professional Headphones

Finally, it arrived, and I would say it's good overall. Everything is balanced. Everyone is saying there is not much difference between this one and other headphones under $100. The quality of the audio is very good. And here's the official pic of my HD 202

My HD 202!

After hours of research, this one is one of the headphones I bought. People recommends it. Every reviewer recommends it. But there is particular reasons why I go for it as well which I mentioned already. The cable length may seem odd. But I sit far away from my TV, and I need a long cable. 

Good at Home Use
Clean sound
Excellent clarity.
Good noise isolation
comfortable on ears
Value for money
Not portable
the long cable is inconvenient for some
Cable isn't thin; it's very uncomfortable to carry this one around


Sony MDR-XB450 Extra Bass

For some reason, it's overpriced here I guess. In fact, this is my other headphone I bought for the same price of Sennheiser 202 from a local store. I don't know why they cost over at some shops.

Extra Bass
Rugged cord
Foldable cup
Design is not okay for some
The sound is not up to par with competitor.

Best On- Ear Headphones under $25

Good design - Flat fold
Cord is short
Rival: Panasonic RP-HT21

That's it, guys.Shoot me a message or comment if you want to ask anything about the model's Sony and Sennheiser because I already have it.

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List of TVs fully compatible with HDR10 for PS4 Pro

Updated October
** added 'HDR Gaming Ratings' from 'Rtings'. They are professional TV reviewers.
**Added price indicator ( $ symbol indicates its under $1000, $$ indicates its under $2000 and so on..)
** 4K games for PS4 pro can be found here (at top) (i'll compile new 4k 60 fps list later)
** 1080P 60 FPS games list can be found here

This list is a work in progress like our infamous 1080P 60 Fps PS4 games. Here I'm compiling the TVs fully compatible with HDR10 (native 10bit)by year and manufacturer at one place.This'll be super helpful to anyone looking for the fully compatible TV for PS4 Pro (and Xbox One S) HDR gaming. I'm updating this list often when new TV's out. If you came across any, let me know as well to include it in the list. I'm also a compiling list of the monitor with HDR10 in the near future (at this point only one monitor is 10bit (sharp), and it's not available to consumers yet.)

Do you want me to add anything particular details> let me know!

The below TVs passed the 4K checks 

*Native 10bit (10-bit color)
*HDR10 standard

Model Year: 2016


Sony XBR -Z9D      - $$$$$ (NA)
Sony XBR -X940D  - $$$$$ (NA)
Sony XBR- X930D  - $$ (6.9)
Sony XBR -X850D  - $   (6.6)
Sony XBR -X800D  - $   (7.9)


Samsung KS9800  -$$$$  (NA)       
Samsung KS9500  -$$ (8.6)
Samsung KS9000  -$$ (8.6)
Samsung KS8500  -$$ (8.6)
Samsung KS8000   $$  (8.2)


LG OLED E6  -$$$ (8.2)
LG OLED G6 - $$$ (NA)
LG OLED B6 - $$$  (8.9)
LG OLED C6 -$$$   (8.2)
LG UH9500 - $$$    (7.1)
P series (C1) (8.2)

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Best Graphics Cards Under $200 (Oct. 2016) - Buyer's Guide

Who said gaming is expensive? Gaming on budget is possible. We now have GPU’s that can play games on Ultra setting@1080p 60fps at sub $200. Well the problems with GPU’s are…sigh no it’s the developers. Unlike consoles, games won’t get optimized for PC. The only optimization comes from the GPU manufacturers. They’ll release game ready drivers as soon as new games released. But it doesn’t guarantee best performance. That’s why you have to invest in a decent GPU that’s capable of gaming at ultra or medium settings for future games. If you are into crossfire or SLI two of these budget cards then it’s not worth it and some cards don’t support pairing at this range. Its better invest in a single slot option rather than gets into problems at this price bracket.

Best Graphics Card under $200 

RX 480 prices are stabilizing and we have 4GB versions coming down under $200 as well. Since it does have more VRAM and DX 12 performance i give it top spot against competitor.

GTX 1060 is the new card based on Nvidia pascal architecture. You can run almost all games at 1080P 60FPS and VR ready. And can even do 1440p at medium ultra settings. It’s on the league of GTX 980 as well. If you think it’s the same card as GTX 1060 6GB, it’s not. There’s difference between the regular version and this 3GB version in terms of core configuration(less cores). Hence the lower price and 6GB version goes for high price. What difference it makes on games? It’s an interesting question. The difference is 0 to 3 fps at 1080p. And goes up to -9% differences at max settings at 1440p compared to 6GB version.

The worthy alternative to this card is RX 480 8 GB. I would’ve chosen 480 over 1060 if both go for the same price. Why? 1060 beats RX 480 at all current DX11 games but RX 480 is more future proof and may perform better in upcoming titles (low level API scaling) and has overclocking capability. And it does perform better on DX12 games like doom and it does have more VRAM. But considering the extra premium price the 3rd party vendors asking for it instead of $199 launch price and the extra power consumption we like to invest that in better CPU to make sure we won’t have any bottleneck with GPU in modern titles.
Shader units1152
Texture Units72
Floating Point Performance3.94 TFLOPS
Texture Fill Rate57.6 GTexel/s
Engine ClockBase: 1506

Board Power120W


Sub $200 & 1440p gaming

Performance of Previous flagship GTX 980

Lower power consumption

VR ready


3GB VRAM enough? Are we into GTX 970 saga again?

DX12 performance concerns

Best Graphics Card Under $150

Slot is opened and yet to see one card that’s fits here. We really feel RX 470 and GTX 1050Ti will battle here.

Best Graphics Card under $120

RX 460 launch price is under $100 but the various models asking for a hefty price tag of $149 at launch. But it’s stabilized and we managed find RX 460 under $120. Its 2GB version but fully capable of 1080P gaming. The worthy alternatives are GTX 750Ti and GTX 950. But Considering RX 460 outperforms 750ti by approx 30% and by 950 approx 5% we choose RX 460. And its power consumption is low and doesn’t need external power connector. It runs on any crappy PSU and saves little bit of money in the long run.
Shader units896
Texture Units56
Floating Point Performance2.15 TFLOP
Texture Fill Rate57.6 GTexel/s
Engine ClockBase: 1900

Board Power<75W


1080P gaming

No 6 pin power connector needed


Need to lower setting from High to Medium in some titles.


There are older generation cards that can do 1080P games as well. But considering the price performance ratio, new architecture and performance these new selected cards fit well here for 1080p gaming. Also make sure to get a CPU that won’t bottleneck or overkill. It’s about balance when you pair CPU and GPU. Feel free to ask questions and express opinions as well. And we do like suggestions and we’ll update this guide in every 3 months to get updated with latest trends in budget gaming.

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Best Media Cabinets with Glass Doors (Oct. 2016) - Buyer's Guide

Looking to store your favorite books and dvd's at one place? And you want a cabinet with glass doors right? Give me the nod. I tried, and its hard find one good list of media cabinets with glass doors. That is why i decided to list the  cabinets with glass doors.It wasn't a hard task but it took me serious amount of time. after all, we really want to store that games and dvd's at one place. my precious!

Best Cabinet under $100

It’s a perfect little champ that can store over 100 discs. It doesn’t take a lot of space of your living room, office room or bedroom. It does come with two color options. Black and Espresso. Both models are differing not only in color but finishing and price as well. But both models are well under 100$.The dimension of the media storage is 41”x8”x18”. And this would look great if two shelves are placed side by side.
Build quality
Less space required
Suitable for DVD/ Blue-ray collection/Videogames
We expected it to be slightly higher in size

Best Cabinet under $200

We couldn’t find anything better under this price range. And why would we? Our eyes struck on this cabinet and fall in love with it. It does have sliding glass door which is very convenient to use. It's wall mountable, and the 8 shelves are adjustable. It can hold DVD’s up to 500. There are two sizes. Oak and walnut. I prefer walnut because it looks like expensive furniture from classic film of 19’s. The dimension is 32.4 x 9.5 x 31.9 inches.
Well built
Easy to assemble
Easy to open sliding glass
Looks beautiful
Color is not accurate as seen in the picture

Best cabinet under $300

A well assembled high-quality media cabinet. It can hold DVD’s up to 336. It’s good to store small books as well. The price isn’t steep either compared to other models. Models with real wood cost high.
Solid build

Best Cabinet under $400

Beautifully crafted great piece of furniture that well worth the money. It does have fully adjustable shelves. It can store up to 1000 Disks’. It weighs 147 pounds which is heavy and not lightweight.
Easy to assemble
Attractive and good design
Small shelf

Best Cabinet under $500

Leslie Dame MS-1400 Mission Style Multimedia Storage Cabinet

It does look 2 MS-700 cabinets put together with glue. It doesn’t make any sense to me but instead of ordering two ms-700, this might be better option and convenient for some. It can hold 672 DVD’s. The shelves are fully adjustable. It’s really heavy and weighs 283.3 pounds.
Stable and sturdy

You may have noticed that we bumped into the same company more than once. It’s not because they paid us or wanted to. It happened coincidentally. And I dig more information about them and they are legitimate leading manufacturer of home and kitchen furniture with good support. And finally, you may not like what we like and it’s up to you purchase them or not. You may find better deal locally and before you purchase anything ask the seller more about the product and how long it’ll take them to ship to your home.

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Best 4K Ultra HD Blu Ray (Oct. 2016) - Buyer's Guide

Last week we carefully selected 4k UHD TV’s and this week we are selecting the best 4k Ultra HD blue players from different manufacturers. We almost expected that PS4 Pro would come with UHD blue-ray player. But it didn’t happen. Else it would’ve been on the list.4k content is now pushed by every company. Netflix also announced 4k content support with HDR.
Why buy UHD blue-ray player?
As the name says, it supports Ultra HD (4k) and HDR (High dynamic range) content which are of high capacity. So a new format is required. The typical blue- ray player won’t support this UHD-HDR content. But UHD blue-ray player can play normal DVD’s, Blue-ray disks and UHD blue-ray disk. So, your old discs won’t be useless if you have a 4K UHD TV.
Do I need it?
You don’t need it if you don’t have 4K UHD – HDR supported TV.We plugged the best 4k UHD DDR Tv's list at the bottom. It’s directed towards PS4 Pro owners, but it’s the best 4k UHD HDR TV’s on the market at the moment, and we update it frequently to tackle new trends.If you are getting new 4K Tv, then it's required enjoying new content. It’s the new standard. Of course, you have to pay a premium for it at the moment. But the price will fall as new models come to market. Also, 4K HDR content is still being pushed by streaming services.
Simply put everything will be at peak on your 4k TV with UHD (Picture quality, sound) and if your TV support HDR then it's ice on the top. Perfect!
Without further ado, have a look at the best UHD blue-ray players.
Microsoft Xbox one S (slim)

It’s a gaming console from Microsoft. It’s more than a console it a home entertainment system. Why Xbox One S? Why not? It costs less than the current dedicated UHD Blue-ray players, and it can play many games as well which is an addition. And you get lots of content as well. It’s the no-brainer UHD blue-ray player and decides to upgrade it to 4k UHD HDR TV later.

Expensive but we can’t complain because UHD blue-ray player’s availability is low. UBD k8500 is Samsung’s UHD player. It does ask for a premium at the moment, but if we wait more we’ll have more options and price war will start
Panasonic UB 900 and UB700

Both are 4K UHD HDR capable. It’s Panasonic’s version of jab aiming at Samsung. 700 is smaller compared to 900 but lacks 7.1 surround sound and that premium look.
Philips BDP7501

Philips has its UHD blue-ray as well. You can find it here. It seem priced low compared to rivals.
Sony UBP-X1000ES 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

Sony indeed does have its plans after decide to opt out UHD blue-ray from its PS4 Pro console. Sony decided to go with its dedicated blue-ray player for technophiles. They unveiled it with their $15k projector. It won’t be available till 2017. We hope it’ll be priced right.we heard its asking a premium of $900.
Oppo UDP-203 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

We heard Oppo readies a UHD blue-ray player for $499 soon.

And the Winner is,

Xbox One S


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Best Electronics Gifts Halloween 2016 - Buyer's Guide

Hello, Here is a collection of electronics items that I found cool, fun, useful and worth looking at for your next gift purchase. Especially if you are looking any particular toy for kids to play. These gifts are carefully selected with a genuine interest and curiosity. And my eyes stuck on these. Being a tech enthusiast and gamer, I found these gadgets are fun. This list is still in work in progress and will get updated till Christmas and don’t blame me if it becomes a massive electronic gift guide. Bookmark this page and come back later if you don’t find what you are looking. I need your help as well. What you going to buy this holidays?

What’s cool with this list?
  • Carefully chosen
  • Gifts that does do awesome things
  • Fun, attractive, useful

Starting with
Best Electronic Gifts under $50

These Headphones

All-New Echo Dot (2nd Generation) 

If you have watched Iron man 3 then you know Jarvis who responds to commands by iron man. Well, Echo is something like that except it doesn’t look like a mighty robot.

Haktoys S611 Storm Ryder 2.4GHz 4 Channel 12" LED RC Quadcopter, 6 Axis Gyroscope, 360° flip-n-rolls 

How about this drone? A fantastic gift worth every penny and fun to play with it. Kids will love it. Cool to have it in your gaming room as well.

DKnight Big MagicBox Bluetooth 4.0 Portable Wireless Speaker

I like it not because I’m a music fan. It does produce quality sound at a reasonable price. And it notifies you about incoming messages and can be used a speaker phone.

Electrohome Projection Alarm Clock with Battery Backup and Audio Input
Want to get up early for Christmas? This clock will help you to wake up. There’s lot of cool stuff about it.

MagicFiber Microfiber Cleaning Cloths - For All LCD Screens
Bought brand new TV or monitor? Or Want to clean your lCD screen? You will find this useful

SanDisk Ultra 64GB microSDXC UHS-I Card with Adapter
You don’t want to run out memory at that great moment. You ought to pick one.

Etekcity 10 Pack Power Extension Cord, 16AWG-13A, UL Listed
You might find this handy during Christmas. You don't want to get stuck finding the extension cord for that last light.

AOMAIS Sport II Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speakers

If you are looking for inexpensive wireless speakers, then this might be good

Best Electronic Gifts $50+

Fujifilm INSTAX Mini 8 Instant Camera
Who doesn't like instant camera especially if it can shoot and print amazing memories? It’s really cute and going to be a perfect gift for your girl.

OMG! this one is a real surprise. Have you seen movie Wall-E.Cozmo robot looks like that Wall-E robot. Cozmo is a cute robot with unique personality and emotions. You'll definitely love it!

Sphero Special Edition BB-8 App-Enabled Droid with Force Band 
Star Wars fan? gotcha. This may be for you. Like Jedi, You can control BB-8 with force band. The force is strong with you

PS4 Pro is the new gaming console from Sony. It can do 4K HDR gaming. It’s an amazing gaming machine at an incredible price point that rivals PC master race. Liked by millions of PS4 fans, kids and gamers around the world it’s going to be a blockbuster gift.

4K Ultra High Definition TV
LG Electronics 60UH6150 60-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV
It’s the best in resolution. It’s the latest and greatest in tech at an affordable price.Yeah expensive but eye candy bro!

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