DAB Radios archive

  • Analogue radio is sentenced to die: Halfords to stop selling analogue-only in two years
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    Analogue radio is sentenced to die: Halfords to stop selling analogue-only in two years

    By 16 December 2013

    The age of digital radio is well and truly ready to deal a death blow to analogue, as Halfords announces it will stop selling analogue-only car radios within two years. From 2015 Halfords will offer only digital receivers, ushering in the switchover to...

  • Revo SuperSignal DAB Bluetooth Radio brings retro style to modern tech
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    Revo SuperSignal DAB Bluetooth Radio brings retro style to modern tech

    By 26 November 2013

    Revo has just announced the expansion of its SuperSeries range with the SuperSignal DAB Radio. The new SuperSignal will ooze retro good looks along with functional design for great quality sound. But now it’s more technically connected than anything...

  • View Quest Hepburn and Bardot DAB radios to rival Pure
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    View Quest Hepburn and Bardot DAB radios to rival Pure

    By 14 November 2013

    If you’re in the market for a retro-looking DAB radio capable of Bluetooth streaming, View Quest is here to help. The British-based developer has just announced two new DAB radios called Hepburn and Bardot. No their full names aren’t Audrey Hepburn...

  • Pure Evoke D4 and Evoke D4 with Bluetooth DAB and FM radios announced
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    Pure Evoke D4 and Evoke D4 with Bluetooth DAB and FM radios announced

    By 12 November 2013

    The fourth generation of Pure Evoke DAB and FM radio has been announced this morning as the Evoke D4. The upgrade includes better audio, streamlined looks and more features. The Pure Evoke D4 is a portable DAB digital and FM radio that comes in a walnut...

  • Revo SuperConnect hybrid radio offers multiple ways to enjoy your music, including Spotify Connect
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    Revo SuperConnect hybrid radio offers multiple ways to enjoy your music, including Spotify Connect

    By 7 October 2013

    British audio brand Revo has announced a tabletop radio that ticks just about every box for music delivery. The SuperConnect has a DAB/DAB+ tuner, can access internet radio, is DLNA-certified so will stream your audio files wirelessly, supports Bluetooth...

  • A week in reviews: June 24 - June 29
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    A week in reviews: June 24 - June 29

    By 29 June 2013

    Another diverse week in reviews, from things that diagnose your car, to things that help you go places in your car without getting lost. It's all here this week. We've also taken a look at Sony's latest compact camera, a follow up to the amazing Company...

  • Pure Evoke F4 review
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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...

  • Pure Evoke D2 DAB radio now available for those with less space
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    Pure Evoke D2 DAB radio now available for those with less space

    By 19 June 2013

    Pure has released the Evoke D2, a walnut-finished DAB and FM radio with a smaller form factor than the iconic Evoke. The radio features a 3-inch full range drive unit and digital Class-D amplifier, 3.5mm line input for connection to an external audio...

  • Pure Evoke D2 pictures and hands-on
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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...

  • Geneva WorldRadio DAB+ review
    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...

  • Philips Original Radio Mini gives you that retro Philetta fix, compact package
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    Philips Original Radio Mini gives you that retro Philetta fix, compact package

    By 20 March 2013

    A smaller version of the Philips Original Radio has appeared on the Philips UK website. Called the Philips Original Radio Mini, it continues the lovely retro styling of the big brother launched at IFA 2012, in a more compact package. The Philips Original...

  • Sony XDR-S40DBP digital radio brings colour to your listening
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    Sony XDR-S40DBP digital radio brings colour to your listening

    By 11 March 2013

    Sony has announced the XDR-S40DBP portable digital radio. Hardly an easy to remember name, we know, but that potential £50 price tag should jog your memory. The compact Sony unit is just 180 x 95 x 36mm in size and weighs only 445g, making it an extremely...

  • Geneva WorldRadio offers retro looks with smartphone-friendly tech
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    Geneva WorldRadio offers retro looks with smartphone-friendly tech

    By 14 February 2013

    Swiss brand Geneva has released a digital and FM radio that looks timeless yet is crammed with the latest connectivity and tech to ensure you never need miss a show or tune again. The Geneva WorldRadio is DAB/DAB+ enabled, is capable of receiving FM signals,...

  • Best portable radios
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    Best portable radios

    By 3 August 2012

    Fancy some political discourse, Olympic sport commentary, gentle DJ patter or pop-rock clatter on the run? It’s online and on your TV, smartphone and tablet, but hard-button radios are still one of the nation’s favourite gadgets. The most popular...

  • Pure expands Evoke Mio range with 6 new colours (pictures)
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    Pure expands Evoke Mio range with 6 new colours (pictures)

    By 25 May 2012

    Hot on the heals of its special Union Jack edition, Pure has further expanded its Evoke Mio DAB and FM radio range by introducing six new colour schemes. Already available in noir (black), teal, grape and cherry, the quality device will also soon be come...

  • Roth KRadio DAB, internet and iPhone dock now available in many many colours
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    Roth KRadio DAB, internet and iPhone dock now available in many many colours

    By 27 March 2012

    The Roth KRadio iPhone dock, DAB, FM and internet radio has been around for a few months in black, but the audio specialist has now added other colours to its line-up. Available from May, the new range will include devices that come in blue, orange,...

  • Pure Siesta Mi Series 2 DAB radio alarm clock adds new display and alarm features
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    Pure Siesta Mi Series 2 DAB radio alarm clock adds new display and alarm features

    By 22 March 2012

    Pure has announced an upgrade to its best-selling DAB radio alarm clock, adding a new set of features and its new rebranded logo design. The Pure Siesta Mi Series 2 comes with an improved, large back-lit LED display, with a better viewing angle and light...

  • Oxx Pocket DAB Radio review
    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...

  • Oxx Digital Classic + DAB review
    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...

  • Pure Highway 300Di announced, we go hands-on
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    Pure Highway 300Di announced, we go hands-on

    By 11 November 2011

    Pure has unveiled its latest attempt to get on the road with you - the Pure Highway 300Di; a professionally installed car radio system that will help you with the jump from analogue to digital. Rather than being a mere follow up to the original Pure Highway,...

  • Magicbox Beam(s) in Apple friendly DAB docking station
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    Magicbox Beam(s) in Apple friendly DAB docking station

    By 13 September 2011

    What would happen if your Pure Sensia woke up in the middle of the night feeling a bit amorous and made sweet love to your iPock dock? Too weird an opening sentence? Actually, yes - we'll leave it there, but needless to say it was going to involve a detailed...

  • Pure One Classic Series II DAB adds Listen Later function
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    Pure One Classic Series II DAB adds Listen Later function

    By 8 September 2011

    With PVRs becoming the norm people have gotten used to watching what they want, when they want and Pure thinks that the radio should be no different - hence the introduction of the Listen Later feature on its newly announced Pure One Classic Series II...

  • PURE Evoke Mio spruced up with Abacus Flower Edition
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    PURE Evoke Mio spruced up with Abacus Flower Edition

    By 11 August 2011

    Buoyed by the success of its previous team up, PURE has announced a new Orla Kiely designer radio. While the first Kiely-themed radio featured the designer's stem print, this new incarnation boasts Kiely's Abacus Flower print in a slate grey colour scheme....

  • Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely hands-on
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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...

  • Pure makes the Move to your pocket
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    Pure makes the Move to your pocket

    By 3 August 2011

    Is there a market for pocket DAB radios? Pure obviously thinks so as the digital radio specialist has announced the successor to the PocketDAB 1500 - the Pure Move 2500. Packing both a DAB and a regular old fashioned FM one, the 2500 looks a bit like...