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  • Eton Rukus Solar XL and Rugged pictures and hands-on
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    Eton Rukus Solar XL and Rugged pictures and hands-on

    By 14 January 2013

    The sun, remember it? It's that sphere of light and heat that keeps us all alive and makes our brains function. Well, eternal optimists Eton has announced a new pair of devices aimed at getting free energy from the sun, and helping us all to save the...

  • Eton Rugged Rukus, the tough speaker system for your travels
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    Eton Rugged Rukus, the tough speaker system for your travels

    By 7 January 2013

    Eton has announced a couple of additions to its Rukus line of portable sound systems at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. Looking to catch the eye of the outdoor types, the Rugged Rukus is designed to be durable, with an IPX-4 rating for splash resistance. Like...

  • 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...

  • Daily Tech Deal: Porsche Design Eton radio and iPod dock
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    Daily Tech Deal: Porsche Design Eton radio and iPod dock

    By 27 October 2009

    Today's tech deal might just hit the right note with any petrol heads out there, or more accurately Porsche fans, as we have word that the Porsche Design Eton radio and iPod dock has been reduced in price from £480 to £299. This new price perhaps gives...

  • Eton G8 Traveller II radio launches
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    Eton G8 Traveller II radio launches

    By 20 October 2009

    Eton has announced the availability of the G8 Traveller II world band radio, aimed at the globe-trotter, or those with a preference for a classic bit of kit. Offering coverage on long wave, medium wave, VHF FM and short wave, features include a flip down...

  • Eton FR140 Microlink radio review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Eton FR140 Microlink radio review

    By 8 July 2009

    So you decided that camping was the best option for this year's holiday. You're sitting in a field, in your tent, in the rain. Sound familiar? Perhaps the Eton FR140 can give you a bit of a lift. Compact, measuring 130 x 60 x 44, and weighing about 200g,...

  • Eton offers Buzz Aldrin edition radio
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    Eton offers Buzz Aldrin edition radio

    By 5 June 2009

    Eton is celebrating 50 years of space exploration and 40 years since Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong landed on the Moon with a special edition radio. The New Eton G6 Buzz Aldrin Aviator Radio is described as a "space aged, pocket sized, world band radio...

  • Eton launches Porsche Design P'9123 stereo
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    Eton launches Porsche Design P'9123 stereo

    By 23 June 2008

    Eton has launched the Porsche Design P'9123 stereo with the claim that it takes sound and design "to the limits". Claiming to capturing the essence of Porsche design, the P'9123 has been engineered with a double wall construction with a geometric acrylic...

  • A self-powered radio, phone charger and torch all-in-one
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    A self-powered radio, phone charger and torch all-in-one

    By 31 March 2008

    The Eton FR350 is a radio, phone charger, flashlight and siren all-in-one, which is claimed to be perfect for outdoor use as it is self-powered. The gizmo comes with a cranking handle so winding it for 60 seconds can power the radio for up to 1 hour....

  • CES 2008: Eton FR100 survival radio launched
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    CES 2008: Eton FR100 survival radio launched

    By 6 January 2008

    Eton has launched a new hand-crank powered survival radio, the FR1000 at CES in Las Vegas for survivalists scared global warming is going to bring on an onset of biblical weather and disasters. The new radio from Eton, sports AM/FM/2-Way GMRS radio capabilities...

  • Eton Sound 50 Stereo Media Player and iPod Dock
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    Eton Sound 50 Stereo Media Player and iPod Dock

    By 7 November 2007

    The Eton Sound 50 is a new iPod peripheral from the States that is hoping to make it onto Brits' Christmas lists. The Sound 50 is a Stereo Media Player & Dock complete with slimline remote control that can charge an iPod during playtime. The multi-functional...

  • Eton team up with Porsche Design for new radio range
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    Eton team up with Porsche Design for new radio range

    By 20 October 2005

    Etón, the company that makes emergency wind-up radios, has teamed up with Porsche to create a range of radios with a stylish look and feel. The Porsche Design radio line will consist of four primary product platforms, ranging from the Porsche Design...

  • Eton launches emergency radio with built-in mobile phone charger
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    Eton launches emergency radio with built-in mobile phone charger

    By 6 September 2005

    Eton, the radio company, has added a phone charger option to its Emergency Hand-Crank radio. The new model, called the FR250 gives you unlimited power for AM/FM radio, 7 international Shortwave bands, built-in flashlight, and mobile phone battery life...

  • Eton FR200 review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Eton FR200 review

    By 10 August 2004

    With the government sending out a pamphlet to every home in the UK about how to cope in an emergency situation it’s with a strange coincidence that hot on the heals of the announcement, manufacturers are sending in the latest and greatest gadgets to...