DAB+ archive

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • All-in-one audio goodness launches with the Geneva Sound Model S DAB
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    All-in-one audio goodness launches with the Geneva Sound Model S DAB

    By 11 July 2011

    iPhone and iPod docks don't come much slicker than the Swiss made Geneva Sound Model S DAB. The piano-lacquered cabinet features an LED that shines through the front grill which shows things like volume and track names. On top is a clever "touch light"...

  • Roberts Radio Stream 63i review
    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...

  • Pure Twilight review
    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...

  • Revo AXiS   review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Revo AXiS review

    By 2 December 2010

    It looks like a simple bedside clock radio, but underneath the AXiS’ soft black plastic shell are more features than you’ve a right to expect in a gadget aimed at bedside tables. Inside are tuners for FM and digital radio - both DAB and DAB+ - with...

  • Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely
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    Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely

    By 13 October 2010

    Fashion-conscious radio fans will be delighted to hear that DAB specialist Pure has teamed up with internationally renowned designer Orla Kiely to produce a custom-designed version of its popular Evoke Mio, just in time for Christmas. The updated version...

  • Goodmans services your car with DAB upgrade
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    Goodmans services your car with DAB upgrade

    By 16 August 2010

    Goodmans, in cahoots with The Grid Network, has announced the GFMTDAB10 in-car DAB-Adaptor which it describes as: "A small, light weight and effective method of enabling digital radio in cars without a digital radio receiver". The adaptor sticks to your...

  • Pure Oasis Flow: DAB for the garden
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    Pure Oasis Flow: DAB for the garden

    By 9 July 2010

    Pure, getting ready for the summer, has launched an update to its Oasis model adding in internet radio capabilities alongside DAB all in a rugged case. The Oasis Flow, as it will be known, will cost £169.99 and, says Pure, "is ideal for the bathroom,...

  • Government aims for 2015 digital radio switchover
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    Government aims for 2015 digital radio switchover

    By 8 July 2010

    Communications minister Ed Vaizey is expected to give a speech that confirms that the new coalition government is going to stick with Labour's plan for a complete digital radio switchover in 2015, although reports suggest the planned date may have to...

  • BBC could shut 6Music, halve web output
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    BBC could shut 6Music, halve web output

    By 26 February 2010

    It's being reported that the BBC's Director General, Mark Thompson, will soon announce a drastic cutback of the corporation's public offerings. It's set to include the closure of DAB stations 6music and Asian Network, a halving of web output, a cap on...

  • Radio execs to offer analogue trade-in scheme
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    Radio execs to offer analogue trade-in scheme

    By 1 February 2010

    Digital Radio UK, the organisation behind the analogue/digital radio switchover in Britain, has revealed that industry executives are considering a "scrappage scheme" for analogue radios that mirrors the Government's offer of a grant to car owners who...

  • Sony Launches Freesat Bravia TVs
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    Sony Launches Freesat Bravia TVs

    By 2 September 2009

    Sony has introduced three televisions - the BRAVIA V5800, W5800 and Z5800 - which all have triple-HD tuners built in, meaning that you won't need to plug in anything to be able to watch Freesat and all its HD programming. The tuner can handle DVB-S2,...

  • Revo IKON next-gen iPod dock, DAB and internet radio announced
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    Revo IKON next-gen iPod dock, DAB and internet radio announced

    By 24 August 2009

    Scotland-based Revo has announced the launch of IKON, a new multi-format digital radio that offers a full colour 3.5-inch touchscreen with an icon-driven user interface. With the ability to receive FM radio with RDS, DAB, DAB+ and internet radio, the...

  • Onkyo announces CS-435UK microsystem
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    Onkyo announces CS-435UK microsystem

    By 18 August 2009

    Onkyo's CS-325UK entry-level microsystem has been upgraded to the newer, shinier, CS-325UK by adding a load of technology from the company's higher-end AV recievers. It's been granted wide range and discrete amplifier technology, as well as noise reduction...