The Steel: Stylish, impressive sound and modestly priced

Whilst not all iPod docking stations look suave and sophisticated – Speakal’s iPig iPod docking station springs to mind – if such a device is more urbane in appearance, it can make a classy addition to a room. Magicbox’s latest charging base for iPods and iPhones, the Steel, can be most definitely put in the … Continue reading The Steel: Stylish, impressive sound and modestly priced

Magicbox’s Carnaby – Bringing the landline back into the limelight

Landlines have really taken a back seat since the popularity of mobile phones has reached almost epidemic proportions. Bringing the good old, reliable landline back into the limelight is communication and audio product designers and manufacturers, Magicbox, with its launch of its new landline telephone, the Carnaby. I have to admit that the Carnaby, in … Continue reading Magicbox’s Carnaby – Bringing the landline back into the limelight

Magicbox Beam: Beam the world into your living room

We all want more and more from our gadgets don’t we? After all, cash is tight these days, not to mention space, so who needs two gadgets when one can do everything for you? I guess this must be the thinking behind the new Beam from UK-based consumer electronics outfit Magicbox. Not only is it … Continue reading Magicbox Beam: Beam the world into your living room

Parabola DAB radio: Stylish, portable and cheap

Anything that advertises itself as being “too hot to handle” whips up a certain degree of intrigue and interest. When, therefore, an email titled, ‘a DAB that is too hot to handle’ arrives in your inbox, you feel compelled to take a further look. At a first glimpse at a picture of Magicbox’s Parabola, this … Continue reading Parabola DAB radio: Stylish, portable and cheap

MagicBox Ark iPod dock review

The MagicBox Ark floated into our offices this week, bringing with it two of every speaker (that’s bible-talk for stereo sound). This £40 iPhone/iPod dock pumps out eight watts, powered straight from the mains. It’s an incredibly affordable price, but does it sink or swim? Let’s get the good out of the way first: it’s … Continue reading MagicBox Ark iPod dock review

Torque Digital Cordless Telephone: It’s good to Torque

Poor old landline phones – we’re all so busy admiring the latest gadgetry delights on offer from the likes of HTC and Apple, that sometimes we forget about them. I have to admit that while I have a lovely shiny iPhone in a beautiful leather case, my landline phone is the cheapest one I could … Continue reading Torque Digital Cordless Telephone: It’s good to Torque

Minuet DAB Radio: Put simply, it’s child’s play!

The benefits of buying your child a radio are more multi-faceted than the fact they can keep the kids ‘out of your hair’ by keeping them entertained for hours. Apart from relishing with delight that they have been given their very own grown-up technological ‘gadget’, evidence has proven that listening to the radio can develop … Continue reading Minuet DAB Radio: Put simply, it’s child’s play!