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    Pure Evoke F4 review

    By 26 June 2013

    Multiroom audio is going through a bit of a boon these days. That's certainly what you'd conclude by looking at all the systems on the market that are trying to capture the market for audio systems that can provide music all over your house with minimal...

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    Pure Evoke D2 pictures and hands-on

    By 19 June 2013

    Pure is famous for its digital radios. A brand that emerged as Britain started to shift its radio services over to the new DAB service saw a small company leap ahead with its iconic Evoke, one of the cheaper radios, but also one of the most iconic - go...

  • Audio 5 out of 5

    Geneva WorldRadio DAB+ review

    By 3 April 2013

    DAB radios are ten-a-penny these days, from car stereos through to tiny pocket radios powered by a couple of AAA batteries. Given the choice, it means choosing a radio can be quite a daunting, so what you need is something that looks good, sounds great...

  • Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Oxx Pocket DAB Radio review

    By 14 February 2012

    When DAB radios first went on sale a lot of people asked where the portable ones were. FM, after all has for many years been available in easily portable form. Sadly, DAB required - especially at launch - a great deal of bulky electronics, and had power...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Oxx Digital Classic + DAB review

    By 7 February 2012

    If, like us, you love to cook, but like some radio-based company in the kitchen, you'll most likely be interested in the OxxDigital Classic. A DAB+ and internet radio with support for podcasts and a few other nice tricks. You might not have heard of Oxx...

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    Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely hands-on

    By 9 August 2011

    Following the success of DAB specialist Pure's first collaboration with renowned designer Orla Kiely, the maker has introduced a further update of the Evoke Mio radio featuring a new print, and we were invited along to the designer's flagship store...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Pure Contour review

    By 1 August 2011

    Internet radios are gradually increasing in popularity thanks to the gargantuan selection of global radio stations that they offer access to and the Pure Contour goes one better by throwing a retractable iPod dock into the mix. Boasting the official...

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    Roberts Radio Vintage hands-on

    By 28 July 2011

    The Roberts Radio Vintage is the latest DAB from the British brand, following on from its hugely popular Revival radio and being launched as part of Roberts' 80th anniversary celebrations. Sporting similar retro styling to the distinctive Revival model,...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Pure One Flow review

    By 26 April 2011

    Who said internet radios had to be expensive? Not us, and certainly not DAB specialist Pure, which recently expanded its affordable range of One radios with the addition of a web-capable model. The Pure One Flow is a sub-£100 DAB and internet radio that...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Vita Audio R4i review

    By 19 April 2011

    Vita Audio is a manufacturer with a very particular speciality: tabletop radios, or rather luxury tabletop radios aimed at customers who value design and performance above all - and are willing to pay princely sums for those things. The R4i is Vita Audio’s...

  • Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Marantz Melody Media review

    By 11 March 2011

    The hi-fi landscape is changing and, not surprisingly, it all revolves around Apple if this high-end piece of kit from Japanese brand Marantz is anything to go by. The Marantz Melody Media was crowned as the, “world’s first AirPlay certified music...

  • Audio 3 out of 5

    GEAR4 HouseParty AirWave review

    By 8 March 2011

    The idea of an iPhone dock is becoming less and less appealing to owners of the humble Apple gadget. Maybe it’s the thought of being parted from all those lovely apps, but there’s a reason why California’s finest released AirPlay last year. Not...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Roberts Radio Stream 63i review

    By 16 February 2011

    With so many different ways to listen to your music nowadays, sometimes it can be tricky to find a product that covers all the formats. Roberts Radio's Stream 63i certainly gives it a good shot, boasting a Wi-Fi radio, along with DAB and FM tuners, an...

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    Pure Evoke Mio receives colour injection

    By 10 February 2011

    The highly regarded Pure Evoke Mio radio has just hit town once again, this time with your kitchen in mind. The DAB specialist has introduced five colour choices pretty much guaranteed to suit every home between them. Each is finished in a leatherette...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Pure Twilight review

    By 21 January 2011

    The gloomy weather in January and February can make it very hard to get up in the mornings, and that's where this dawn-simulator from DAB specialist Pure comes in. The Twilight might sound like a tedious, vampire-based novel for teenagers, but it's actually...

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