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  • Best gadgets for kids
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    Best gadgets for kids

    By 9 August 2011

    While children growing up 50 years ago might have been happy with a set of Bayko, a spinning top or a hobby horse; the kids of today are almost as savvy as adults when it comes to gadgets which is only too evident the moment they get hold of an iPad or...

  • Argos buys Alba and Bush brandnames
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    Argos buys Alba and Bush brandnames

    By 27 November 2008

    Argos has acquired the intellectual property rights to the Alba and Bush trademarks from consumer electronics distributor Alba, that will now change its name to Harvard. The £15.25 million cash deal saved the brands, as Alba was set to end the supply...

  • Alba QUICK2VIEW set-top box, cheap and easy Freeview
    Home Cinema

    Alba QUICK2VIEW set-top box, cheap and easy Freeview

    By 13 September 2007

    Alba has launched the QUICK2VIEW Digital Set Top Box providing Freeview TV and radio on existing television sets - clearly aiming it at idiots, sorry, technophobes. Certainly affordable at £19.99, it's easy to use, with a Quick Start Guide printed on...

  • Alba launches 2GB and 4GB mini MP3 players
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    Alba launches 2GB and 4GB mini MP3 players

    By 7 August 2007

    Alba has launched the MP32GD11SIL and MP34GD11BLK, two new solid state MP3 players with a 4GB and 2GB capacity. Square and compact, unlike flash-stick type players this design means that they can incorporate an SD/MMC memory card slot so that you can...

  • Goodmans and Alba add to digital radio range
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    Goodmans and Alba add to digital radio range

    By 24 November 2004

    Both Goodmans and Alba have launched more DAB digital radios today. Alba's, called the TRDAB2821 DAB Digital Radio, comes in a wood finish and offers DAB and FM radio alongside the usual DAB features. Breaking from the “all digital radios are surely...

  • Alba lowers the price of digital radio
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    Alba lowers the price of digital radio

    By 13 October 2004

    Alba has lowered the bar when it comes to Digital Radio, by launching its latest model under the £50 barrier. Costing £49.99, the player however, like every other digital radio on the market it seems, will be marketed towards the kitchen and bedroom...

  • More MP3 players from Alba and Digitalway
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    More MP3 players from Alba and Digitalway

    By 2 August 2004

    Following hot on the heels of the Rio Carbon mp3 player, Alba and Digitalway have also launched MP3 players today. Alba's, the Alba MP364NDI, costs £30 and has 64MB of memory and is aimed at the beginner market. Digitalway's, called the mpio hd200, however...