Audio accessories archive

  • Blue Microphones Tiki USB review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Blue Microphones Tiki USB review

    By 22 January 2013

    Everything about the Tiki is interesting. It's got an interesting name - a Tiki is Polynesian wood carving, and a Māori word for the first man. It looks interesting, a little bit like some sort of high-tech snail, and most importantly it aims to liven...

  • iFrogz Boost Plus and Animatone Snug pictures and hands-on
    Audio

    iFrogz Boost Plus and Animatone Snug pictures and hands-on

    By 11 January 2013

    Portable speakers are great, and they make listening to music with friends a treat, but you could argue there's still a bit of a faff about getting your tunes out loud. We have certainly been forced to mess about for some time getting Bluetooth devices...

  • JBL Jembe Desktop Speakers offer plenty of bass, with or without Bluetooth
    Audio

    JBL Jembe Desktop Speakers offer plenty of bass, with or without Bluetooth

    By 22 August 2012

    If the audio produced from your computer or laptop just doesn’t quite hit the right note, then plugging the JBL Jembe Desktop speakers into your device should give you that heavy hitting bass you’re after.  We say plug them in - the JBL Jembe speakers...

  • AKG announces ultra high end £1000 headphones
    Audio

    AKG announces ultra high end £1000 headphones

    By 2 September 2011

    In the world of ultra premium technology, that only a select few can afford to enjoy, there are two distinct categories that traditionally are capable of breaking the bank: audio equipment and cameras.  Of the former the AKG K3003s are amongst some of...

  • Plantronics announces .Audio headset range
    Phones

    Plantronics announces .Audio headset range

    By 15 February 2010

    Plantronics has announced an expansion of its range of .Audio PC headsets at Mobile World Congress, with four new wideband models entering the fold. All the devices feature digital signal processing (DSP) technology and noise cancelling microphones, which...

  • Blue Microphones launches pro USB mic for the masses
    Audio

    Blue Microphones launches pro USB mic for the masses

    By 27 January 2010

    Blue Microphones, described as a "leading innovator in microphone technology and design" has announced the UK launch of a consumer model, which will be called the Snowball. The company states that the Snowball can capture detailed sound unheard of in...

  • Mobi Headphonies portable speakers review
    Audio 3 out of 5

    Mobi Headphonies portable speakers review

    By 9 October 2009

    Despite what the name suggests, Mobi Headphonies are not headphones. Nor are they tipping their hat the wonderful Simpsons episode about the Apple generation. No, a headphony – which I assume is the singular of Headphonies, is around 3-inches high and...

  • Kensington LiquidAUX Deluxe iPod car kit review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Kensington LiquidAUX Deluxe iPod car kit review

    By 19 February 2009

    If you have a car stereo with an auxiliary input and an iPod you may well have hooked your player up in your car in the past by simply running a cable to it and leaving the device sliding around in a storage compartment somewhere. This is far from ideal...

  • North Face Etip gloves for iPod fingering
    Sports Fitness

    North Face Etip gloves for iPod fingering

    By 21 October 2008

    With summer firmly disposed of, you’ll probably wondering just how you’ll survive the winter without freezing your fingers off - after all, you’ll still need to fiddle with gadgets as you face the torrential rain and Siberian winds. The North Face...

  • Belkin RockStar review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Belkin RockStar review

    By 15 May 2008

    Hey hey I wanna be a rockstar. You want to share your music, right? Right. Now normally that would involve turning on the speaker of your phone or hooking up some portable speakers. Well Belkin are suggesting a different approach with the RockStar. As...

  • Replug breakaway headphone adapter review
    Audio 2.5 out of 5

    Replug breakaway headphone adapter review

    By 6 May 2008

    Replug promises to stop the supposed age old problem of you accidentally ripping your headphones out of your music player, but does it work? We got yanking to find out. One for the MP3 player fan, Replug is a small dongle that you attach to the end of...

  • Puma's  RS 100 - inspired by the classic RS Computer
    Sports Fitness

    Puma's RS 100 - inspired by the classic RS Computer

    By 18 July 2007

    We're going truly old skool here, but these new Puma shoes are inspired by the circa 1986 RS Computer trainers. At the time, the RS Computer was revolutionary, involving a pedometer computer chip inside the trainer. Info from the pedometer, distance run...

  • Doro RadioStreamer FM transmitter review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Doro RadioStreamer FM transmitter review

    By 29 June 2007

    Until you get around to buying a car with an "Aux In" on the radio, getting your music off your iPod involves you have to invest in an FM transmitter. Doro, a Swedish manufacturer that is trying to break into the UK market, thinks it has the answer with...

  • iHome's iPod speaker for push bikes
    Audio

    iHome's iPod speaker for push bikes

    By 28 June 2007

    iHome's new Bike to Beach iH85B is a tough water-resistant iPod speaker case that clamps to your bike frame. You can then control your tuneage via the wireless handlebar-mounted remote control. When you've cycled to your destination, the speaker case...

  • SendStation iPod Earbud Case review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    SendStation iPod Earbud Case review

    By 26 June 2007

    Nobody likes getting their earphones in a tangle, and SendStation thinks it has the answer to your earphone issues. Called the earBuddy, it's a carrying case for those white iPod earbuds that promises to not only keep your iPod earphones twist free, but...

  • Bikeboard Water - a wakeboard with handlebars
    Sports Fitness

    Bikeboard Water - a wakeboard with handlebars

    By 13 June 2007

    If you're looking for new ways to damage yourself on the water this summer then the Bikeboard Water might be just what you're after. Described as the link between water-skiing and jetskiing, to the novice, the Bikeboard Water should be easier to get to...

  • RipStik Caster Board hits the streets
    Audio

    RipStik Caster Board hits the streets

    By 25 May 2007

    Not content with old skool skateboards, the new kid on the block is the RipStik Caster Board. The RipStik Caster Board allows for acceleration with pushing; using its unique twisting motion moves you forward with out ever pushing off the ground. According...

  • Draw! sportHolster to hit the UK
    Audio

    Draw! sportHolster to hit the UK

    By 11 May 2007

    If you like the "urban warrior" look favoured by courier cyclists then the new sportHolster is for you. The sportsHolster is the "ultimate carrying concept" for outdoor or sporty types, the perfect solution for carrying your mobile phone, PDA, camera,...

  • New Canon PowerShot S5 IS to hit shelves in June
    Cameras

    New Canon PowerShot S5 IS to hit shelves in June

    By 9 May 2007

    In addition to the new IXUS compact and two new SELPHY photo-printers, those busy bees at Canon also announced the launch of the 12x optical zoom, 8.0 megapixel PowerShot S5 IS. The new compact inherits optical Image Stabilizer (IS) technology, professional-grade...

  • NBA Street: Homecourt - PS3 review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    NBA Street: Homecourt - PS3 review

    By 9 May 2007

    EA returns with another NBA-endorsed basketball game, this time heading away from the pros and back to the grassroots game on the street. But does it cut the mustard? We went one-on-one to find out. We like basketball games for their playability, going...

  • Spelunker wraps up headphones
    Audio

    Spelunker wraps up headphones

    By 25 April 2007

    Sometimes the most simple gadgets are the most innovative, when you think of iPod accessories too much is on docks, casing, speakers or stickers. Well this little man will save all the loose wire from the headphones, look marginally cool but will make...

  • Griffin TuneJuice 2 review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Griffin TuneJuice 2 review

    By 28 March 2007

    Those canny people at Griffin have updated their previous version of the TuneJuice, hence the “2” appendix we have here. Essentially, this is a small battery box that connects via the dock connector to your iPod to provide extra, um, juice. The principle...

  • Intempo PG-02 digital DAB radio review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Intempo PG-02 digital DAB radio review

    By 21 March 2007

    If you think you've seen this model before, then chances are you are right as the PG-02 is a revamped recoloured version of the company's PG-01 launched last year. However as we hadn't seen the PG-01 we though it a good time to look at Intempo's challenger...

  • SendStation PocketDock AV gets your iPod connected
    Audio

    SendStation PocketDock AV gets your iPod connected

    By 15 March 2007

    SendStation Systems has announced a new member to its popular PocketDock line of iPod adaptors: The PocketDock AV. The ultra-compact, thumb-sized iPod adapter provides connections for USB, line out audio, as well a both composite and S-Video, allowing...

  • Arcam launches high-end iPod rDock
    Audio

    Arcam launches high-end iPod rDock

    By 9 March 2007

    Arcam has released its first dock for iPods, the rDock. The dock is a standalone device that you then connect to your existing speakers or Hi-Fi system. It's designed for use with the Arcam Solo and Solo Movie system, but works with other as well. It...