Hundreds of stations and not a thing worth listening to: Even the shift from FM to DAB couldn’t help us avoid the nasal, cheesy, over-enthusiastic, often-egotistical tones of presenters playing the same 10 soulless songs every hour. Sound familiar? Well let’s say goodbye to the fake cheery chat and start taking over the airwaves ourselves! … Continue reading Name that BluTune: Roberts launch Bluetooth radio range
The Aves Air is that rarest of breeds, a pocket-sized DAB radio. The technology may offer crystal clear reception and instant tuning, but DAB has always lent itself more readily to chunky desktop radios rather than units you slip into your coat pocket on the way home from work. The Air is light and smaller … Continue reading Aves Air DAB Radio Review
I once owned what is now commonly termed a vintage radio. Back then of course it wasn’t vintage, just state of the art and I was very proud of it. It was a Roberts portable, and then just like now, it stood for robust quality; a rich lineage of portable radios since Harry Roberts and … Continue reading The Future of Digital Radio: DAB Not Quite Dibs
Earlier this week, Pioneer announced two lovely new Network Audio Players. The N-30 and N-50 both support Apple’s AirPlay function and offer the ability to play music files from a variety of sources and formats, including high resolution 192 kHz/24-bit audio files. Awesome. Why should you be excited, then? Well gadgeteers, both players feature high … Continue reading Pioneer’s new Airplay-enabled Network Audio Players
At last night’s CES Unveiled press event, we were given a demonstration of the forthcoming Sensia 200D music system from the guys over at Pure. The 200D is the follow-up to the original Sensia and the primary enhancements are the ability to record audio (such as DAB radio) to an external USB hard drive / … Continue reading CES Unveiled – Pure Sensia 200D music system
Do you love a white Christmas? Well, if global warming gets its way, say goodbye to those snowy Xmas days. That’s why we’ve put together this list of eco-gadgets to fill both your Christmas stocking and your heart with self-righteous eco warmness. Powermonkey-eXtreme Portable Charger The powermonkey-eXtreme certainly lives up to its name. It’s got … Continue reading Great Eco-Gadgets For Christmas
In the same way only the most respected, celebrated and legendary car manufacturers, such as Mercedes Benz and Alfa Romeo, have forums dedicated for fellow enthusiasts to share their experiences and tips, technology companies must know they’ve ‘established’ themselves when there are forums in circulation devoted to sharing knowledge about their products. Such is the … Continue reading Orange Liveradio team up with Logitech to ‘evolve the Squeezebox experience’
The arrival of summer – even if it has turned slightly sour, at least up north anyway – beckons us into the open air. If you are heading to a music festival , or camping with the kids, or trekking in the Alps, or whatever your outdoor activity is this summer, being able to charge … Continue reading Eton Raptor: Taking the ‘ruggedness’ out of camping!