Whether you’re gaming around the clock or have been stuck in a WFH (Work From Home) situation, audio will inevitably be an essential part of your daily routine. Looking for a good headset used to be a painstaking task, but gaming and tech companies have been progressively upgrading their audio hardware with quality sound systems and they are now widely available and all around the market. The problem now lies in picking the right one.

So if you’re looking for the perfect audio companion for your Final Fantasy XIV raids or your daily Zoom calls, we’ve selected some of our favourite headsets in the market that’ll prove to be a sound add-on to accompany your day-to-day use.

Logitech G Pro X Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Headset (S$329)

If you’re looking to game, the Logitech G Pro X Lightspeed Wireless is one of our favourite options.

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The G Pro X Lightspeed has all the qualities of a solid gaming headset and offers ultra-comfort even with long hours of use. It features a well-balanced sound and superb connectivity that can place itself as one of the best premium gaming headsets in the market.

Logitech G733 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Headset (S$209)

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The latest in Logitech’s latest line-up for lightweight gaming headsets, the wireless Logitech G733 is your go-to if you want something more affordable, light and comfortable. Building on their tech behind the G Pro X Lightspeed, the G733 boasts Logitech’s reputation for super comfortable headsets without fail.

Whether it’s a long meeting or gaming marathon, the G733 feels light to the ears and fits perfectly thanks to its flexible headbands and straps. They even have a K/DA design for fans of League of Legends.

If you’re looking for something more affordable, Logitech also released a wired version of the G733, the G335: check out our review if you haven’t.

Xbox Wireless Headset 2021 (S$149.90)

Own an Xbox and looking for a headset for the console and PC? Well, pair up your console with the ideal audio companion, the Xbox Wireless Headset (2021).

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At a more affordable price range compared to the market’s competitors, the Xbox Wireless Headset is an ideal choice for those who want to get their next generation of gaming off on a good start. Since there aren’t too many options available that can serve as a headset that caters to both your Xbox and PC, the Xbox Wireless Headset offers comfort, decent sound quality, and easy connectivity for a good price.

Razer Barracuda X 4-in-1 Wireless Gaming Headset (S$154.90)

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An extremely versatile headset that can cater to all your needs, the Razer Barracuda X 4-in-1 Wireless Gaming Headset is an impressive and well-balanced headset that offers consistent performance, comfort, connectivity, and great audio quality whether it’s for gaming or for work. The detachable microphone might also be a plus for those who just want to stick to its minimal outlook and use it to wind down their evenings with some music.

At only S$154.90, the headset is affordable and provides users with the reliability they’re looking for.

HyperX Cloud II Wireless (S$239)

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One of the most iconic and renowned headsets in the market, the HyperX Cloud II Wireless provides your gaming or remote work needs with clear communication and impressive sound quality. The HyperX 7.1 Surround Sound also offers a well-rounded audio immersive experience for your competitive gaming sessions, meetings, and even movie nights.

The noise-cancelling microphone and built-in mic monitoring are great features that could improve your overall remote work experience during your Discord chats or Zoom calls.

Steelseries Arctis 9 Wireless (S$349)

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SteelSeries’s Arctis line-up has always been known to be one of the market’s best gaming headsets, offering comfort and audio clarity. The Arctis 9 is the top of the line model that features a Discord-certified noise-cancelling microphone and lossless 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity.

The Steelseries Arctis 9 is compatible with PC and the PlayStation, and it also comes in another edition, the 9X for Xbox users.

Bose QuietComfort 35 II Gaming Headset (S$430)

A 2-in-1 gaming headset, the Bose QuietComfort 35 II is a noise-cancelling gaming and lifestyle headset that you can slip on for hours with comfort.

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What makes the Bose QuietComfort 35 II special is its unbeatable audio quality and versatility, the Discord and TeamSpeak-certified detachable boom mic make the headset a portable audio haven whenever you’re home or on the go. While the headset does come with a steeper price tag, the overall quality and experience it offers make it a valuable buy.

JBL Quantum One (S$369)

For gamers with a higher budget, a level up from the JBL Quantum 400, the Quantum ONE is JBL’s premium gaming headset that offers an ergonomic design and active noise cancelling.

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Besides being optimized for PC, the headset also comes with an audio jack that you can use for your Xbox, Nintendo Switch and PlayStation. It offers a comfortable gaming experience and delivers an immersive sound with its Hi-Res 50mm drivers. So if you don’t mind the loud aesthetics, the Quantum ONE is definitely a considerable option for gamers

Sennheiser x EPOS GSP 602 Wired Gaming Headset (S$349)

A collaboration between two audio giants, Sennheiser and EPOS, the GSP 602 is a dedicated gaming headset that offers quality sound, comfort, and a sleek look.

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While the GSP 602 doesn’t have ANC, it does provide impressive sound isolation besides its bass and frequency response for your action-packed games. Sporting its unique thick brown leatherette-covered pads, the headset can sit comfortably on your ears even with long hours of use, be it for gaming or for work.

Whether it’s purely for gaming or a mix of both worlds, we hope these headsets that we’ve selected for you will help your shopping experience and give you the audio escapade you were looking for.

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Apple products have always been something that are sought after specifically due to their premium branding. Yet, it is no secret that these products can get a little pricey for one’s wallet, as Apple doesn’t often include accessories as a complimentary item with the devices. Hence, as common folks, we usually turn to a cheaper alternative such as UGREEN.

In a market where one is spoilt for choices, however, Geek Culture comes bearing a list of UGREEN accessories that are compatible with your MacBook Pro and iPad Pro that will make your life easier and give your wallet a breather.

If you’re finding your iPad Pro to be quite lacking when it comes to versatility such as projecting to a bigger screen or being multifunctional, this simple product is great in improving your work efficiency.

UGREEN’s USB-C Multifunction Docking Station for the iPad Pro is made up of five ports – HDMI, USB-C, two USB 3.0 and a 3.5mm audio jack. This offers users the flexibility that they need to cater to their working or entertainment needs and the best part of it, you can make use of the ports simultaneously – whether you’re charging your device or connecting it to a TV, it’s possible with the docking station.

Moreover, the 5-in-1 hub also includes a soft grip specifically for those who own an iPad Pro without a case. This item helps avoid any scratches from occurring when using the hub. Nevertheless, if you have a case on your device, the hub works perfectly fine without the grip.

If you are looking for the perfect MacBook accessory that has it all at an affordable price, we’ve got you covered. Tailored specifically for the MacBook Pro, this ultra-slim USB-C Hub, also compatible with the line of MacBook Air that dons two USB-C ports, dons a sleek space grey colour that complements the devices it’s paired with.

For this USB-C hub, there are six ports to choose from including two USB 3.0, a USB-C, HDMI, as well as an SD and TF card reader that can be used all at the same time. It is also portable and compact making it easy to travel with: just slip it in your bag and you are ready to go. Also, seeing as it’s made out of aluminium, heat dissipation is much better compared to similar products made of a different material.

Having an accessory that enables users to multitask on a whim with different ports is great but if you require space as well, these inputs might not be much of help. Hence, UGREEN has decided to introduce a contender that will make life much easier for these users.

This USB-C Universal Dock Station dons five ports, which users can choose from that is ideal for their situation – HDMI, three USB 3.1 and a DC 3.5mm. The best part is that it comes with an SSD slot that supports four sizes – 2230, 2242, 2260 and 2280 – which can go up to 2 TB, presenting an easier way to expand storage all while having the ability to multitask.

A product that will complete your work-from-home essentials, UGREEN’s laptop stand docking station is the combination of a powerful 5-in-1 USB hub that connects to all the devices that you need to boost productivity. It is lightweight as well as ergonomically-tuned for your laptop and tablets for maximum mobility.

Designed with four adjustable angles for reading, typing, taking down notes or even drawing, this laptop stand is a versatile accessory that proves compatible with your apple device. Its foldable nature makes it travel-friendly as well.

Additionally, the dock includes ports that conveniently makes work even more effective and efficient as a whole, such as an HDMI, two UDB 3.0, a USB-C port, as well as an SD and TF reader which all can be used at the same time if needed so.

And that’s it for our list. As Apple continues to release products that can sometimes squeeze our wallets dry, going for brands that are more up our alley for device accessories is a good way to expand your choices.

If you are looking for more affordable device accessories such as the HiTune X5 True Wireless Stereo Earbuds, you may check out UGREEN’s line of products on their official website and on Lazada.

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If there was one ultimate gaming monitor for the PC Master Race, it has to be the ASUS ROG Strix XG43UQ Gaming Monitor.

ASUS definitely is on the right track to be the next gaming label in the industry with this wicked toy that puts every other gaming monitor to shame. Featuring a 43-inch 4K UHD (3840 x 2160p) display and a 144Hz refresh rate, it packs in plenty of added functionality on the side, such as AMD FreeSync Premium Pro Technology, Display Stream Compression, Extreme Low Motion Blur, Shadow Boost, DisplayHDR 1000, and a 90 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 gamut.

All of these elements, however, aren’t all that uncommon in recent builds, especially with how far technology has evolved over the years. Where it really stands out is in its boosted support for console gaming, where the 4K and 60Hz combination has long become a standard for PlayStation and Xbox owners due to the lack of the much-needed HDMI 2.1 port on most monitors.

That won’t be a concern here, as the STRIX XG43UQ ships with a multitude of ports for increased connectivity options, including that elusive HDMI 2.1 outlet. The result is a smooth and vibrant gaming experience that carries equally well over to the PC and console platforms, with the decent audio quality lending an additional touch of immersion.

But there’s only so much words can do to describe the prowess of the monitor, which is perhaps best seen in action. For a clearer look at the capabilities of this beast, check out our in-depth review video above to see all that gaming excitement in all its brilliance.

The ASUS ROG STRIX XG43UQ Gaming Monitor is available now on Lazada.sg for S$2,099.

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