You’re about to buy your next dream gadget. Since you’ve been thinking about your next TV, laptop or headphone for a while, you want to make sure you’re buying the best one for you. If you really do care, you often want to see what other people think, so you can make the most informed decision.

When I was looking for a new laptop I spent a lot of time on certain sites like, mainly because I respect their expert opinion. I would then crawl the web and search other sites that had both expert and user reviews and ratings for the laptop. Finally after assessing the different options, I settled on one.

The problem however is that, doing this sort of research across many sites is time consuming and difficult to manage. But I just discovered a site called that aggregates a bunch of product review sites and allows you to easily see a nice comparison overview. You can see expert and user reviews, video reviews, a nearest store locator by city and even the best websites to get the best deal. The price comparison part is likely to be a legacy of, which Kristofer Arwin, CEO, co-founder formerly founded and sold to ValueClick in 2004.

Now that my headphones are falling apart, it’s time for an upgrade. I tested TestFreaks out. After clicking ‘best headphones/headsets’, ‘future sonics Atrio m5’ was number one. I could then see 6 high level overviews from different sources, which could lead me to a full review. Scoring a perfect 10/10 and ranking number 1 out of 5,006 different headphones, how could you go wrong? The only problem proceeding to buy from TestFreaks in China, is that most of the sites are based in America such CircuitCity or Also when I searched for a nearest store in Beijing, nothing turned up.

So if you’re looking to do a quick product review scan, try out. It could save you a lot of time and effort when searching for your next gadget.

Jason is an Australian born Chinese living in Beijing, specializing in entrepreneurship, start-ups and the investment eco-system in China, especially in the tech and social area.

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