2018: My Year of the Tech Teardown

Opening up a hard disk drive for the first time.

It’s been a while since I posted on this blog. Mostly out of confusion for what I wanted to write here since I’ve been trying to get my personal brand up and running on various other platforms. Was it an existential crisis of sorts? Yeah, I guess you could say that.

Truthfully though, I think I was trying to do things I thought I should be doing, rather than things I actually wanted to do. It was terrible for my motivation as a content creator and it dragged a lot of my ideas down. Sorry, past self. I promise we’ll do better this time around.

It took me a while to realize this and well, here we are now. So recently, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking. About things I’m genuinely I’m genuinely interested in, and have decided to take a side project this 2018:

Opening up broken tech and learning about their insides.

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SADES Knight Plus Headset Review: An upgrade to the SADES Knight (SA-907)

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It’s been over two years since I first stumbled upon the SADES brand. Since then, the company has been doing a lot to push their products globally. When I went to the Hong Kong Electronics Fair in 2014 to meet their Sales Manager, Mr. Deng, he told me about all the things they were doing to tap into the international market.

All of it sounded very promising.

In these past couple of years, they’ve rebranded their package and product design, and have even dived into creating Bluetooth headsets and other gaming peripherals — with mixed results in my opinion. With all those under their belt, it only seemed inevitable that they would try to revamp some of their current products.

This is exactly what they did by releasing the SADES Knight Plus.

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E-BLUE K729 (EKM729) Mazer Mechanical Keyboard Review

 

E-Blue K729 FullIt’s been a while since I last posted a review on this blog. Surprisingly though, my various SADES headset reviews are still getting a decent amount of hits both on the blog and my YouTube channel.

Today, however, I want to chart new waters by reviewing a keyboard for the very first time. I got in touch with E-Blue a few weeks ago and managed to receive one of their latest products for sampling. I had a lot of fun testing this product out for them and I’m sure you’ll be pretty interested in learning more about this budget mechanical keyboard too. It’s been pretty impressive so far! Continue reading