GEAR4 archive

  • Gear4 HouseParty 6 speaker with iPhone and iPod Lightning dock on sale today
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    Gear4 HouseParty 6 speaker with iPhone and iPod Lightning dock on sale today

    By 21 November 2013

    Gear4 has just announced its HouseParty 6 speaker with Lightning dock for iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5 and newer iPod Touch. READ: GEAR4 AlarmDock Reveal review The HouseParty 6 has a spring-loaded Lightning connector, two 2.7-inch drivers and a bass...

  • Gear4 Renew SleepClock pictures and hands-on
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    Gear4 Renew SleepClock pictures and hands-on

    By 14 July 2012

    No one likes the amount of time we humans have to sleep. Imagine what you could do with that time if you didn't have your eyes shut and your head on a pillow. But of course, without sleep we'd all be in big trouble, and modern life doesn't make it easy...

  • Gear4 catapults in Angry Birds speakers
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    Gear4 catapults in Angry Birds speakers

    By 7 June 2011

    Gear4 has gripped on to the latest udder for the Angry Birds cash-cow - speakers shaped as characters from the popular game. Why not eh? After all, we've had cakes, iPhone cases, fluffy toys, hard toys, keychains, hoodies, t-shirts, lunch boxes, silk...

  • Angry Birds iPad 2 cases catapult in
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    Angry Birds iPad 2 cases catapult in

    By 11 March 2011

    You're probably aware (it's been quite a high profile launch, after all) that the iPad 2 is now on sale in the US, so you can expect to see a barrage of accessories for the next-gen tablet following it out into the shops, tempting you to part with your...

  • GEAR4 HouseParty AirWave   review
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    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...

  • Gear4 expands Angry Birds iPhone case range
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    Gear4 expands Angry Birds iPhone case range

    By 7 January 2011

    Gear4 is adding three new flavours to its Angry Birds range of iPhone and iPod touch cases. Spied on the company's booth at Showstoppers, CES in Las Vegas, the new editions feature the white, black and blue birds. The previous three were released at the...

  • Gear4 HouseParty Airwave streams in with internet radio
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    Gear4 HouseParty Airwave streams in with internet radio

    By 24 November 2010

    Gear 4 seems to drop its HouseParty docking stations faster that Pocket-lint's guts after a night out on Brick Lane. And whilst the range continues to add new features, this is the first time we've seen any internet radio action on board. And what's more,...

  • Gear4 gears up for official Angry Bird range
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    Gear4 gears up for official Angry Bird range

    By 18 November 2010

    It's hardly the revelation of the century as Pocket-lint already knew that they were coming, but we promised you we'd keep you updated and hey, we at Pocket-lint like to stick to our word so here goes.... The official Angry Birds iPhone 4 and iPod touch...

  • Angry Birds iPhone 4 cases coming from Gear4
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    Angry Birds iPhone 4 cases coming from Gear4

    By 10 November 2010

    Pocket-lint has just been tipped the nod from one of our readers* that there's a range of Angry Birds cases coming for the iPhone 4 later this month. Currently listed on the O2 coming soon page, the Gear4 sleeves sport brightly-coloured depictions of...

  • Gear4 gets you up in the morning with the AlarmDock Halo
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    Gear4 gets you up in the morning with the AlarmDock Halo

    By 18 October 2010

    Gear4 has knocked up yet another bedroom iPod dock, although the AlarmDock Halo does throw in some nifty alarm features. Using the free SmartDock app, clock and alarm settings sync automatically whenever you plug in your iPod or iPhone and the alarms...

  • Gear4 brings X Factor to your living room
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    Gear4 brings X Factor to your living room

    By 2 September 2010

    Gear4 has launched the The X Factor Karaoke Party Box, giving fans of the show the chance to belt out some of their favourite songs from the show. The X Factor Karaoke Party Box plugs into your laptop and allows to to sing along with songs streamed from...

  • Gear4 unleashes HouseParty5 iPod dock
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    Gear4 unleashes HouseParty5 iPod dock

    By 26 July 2010

    Gear4 has launched the latest instalment to its HouseParty iPhone/iPod docking system - the HouseParty 5. If you're after a fairly compact iPod dock that packs a pretty hefty punch, whilst not breaking the bank, then it might just be the system that you're...

  • Gear4 Unity remote control iPhone app and IR device hands on
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    Gear4 Unity remote control iPhone app and IR device hands on

    By 8 July 2010

    Technically not announced yet, Gear4 showed Pocket-lint a glimpse of its Unity control system at the John Lewis Christmas in July event, which could be about to revolutionise the universal remote market. For starters, it's not an actual remote control....

  • GEAR4 AlarmDock Reveal   review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    GEAR4 AlarmDock Reveal review

    By 25 June 2010

    The humble clock radio isn't dead: it has evolved. The GEAR4 AlarmDock Reveal is a perfect example of just such a thing, doing exactly what it says on the tin. Except the "reveal" part and we can't quite figure out why it is called the Reveal - it doesn't...

  • GEAR4 SoundOrb Aurora iPod dock   review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    GEAR4 SoundOrb Aurora iPod dock review

    By 31 December 2009

    In the world of iPod speaker docks there are options galore, with just about every company having a crack at helping the tunes in your pocket escape and fill the room. It makes perfect sense too, if you have an iPod, having a docking solution makes perfect...

  • GEAR4 PowerPad wireless iPhone charger   review
    Phones 3.5 out of 5

    GEAR4 PowerPad wireless iPhone charger review

    By 19 November 2009

    With wireless charging being the current crazy, its no surprise to see GEAR4 putting forward a solution for the iPhone. The unit consists for two elements, the first is the inductive charging pad, on which you'll have to place you iPhone. The second element...

  • GEAR4 PowerPad wireless iPhone charger announced
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    GEAR4 PowerPad wireless iPhone charger announced

    By 14 October 2009

    GEAR4 has announced it is to launch what it says is the world's first dedicated wireless iPhone charger – the PowerPad. Rather than conductive charging, the PowerPad uses inductive charging, where power is transmitted through the case to the iPhone...

  • GEAR4 Explorer-SP announced
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    GEAR4 Explorer-SP announced

    By 2 October 2009

    GEAR4 has announced yet another product, this time its latest speaker for iPod and iPhone, the Explorer-SP. The company is calling it a "Home Portable" speaker, as it can be powered by the mains or the built-in battery. With "FastCharge" functionality,...

  • Gear4 offers CarDock FM Follow Me iPhone dock
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    Gear4 offers CarDock FM Follow Me iPhone dock

    By 17 September 2009

    Gear4 has announced the oddly named "CarDock FM Follow Me". It's a dock that sits in your car and automatically sets up an FM radio transmission to your car stereo, meaning that you get the sound of your iPhone's satnav or music software from your car...

  • GEAR4 launches the SoundOrb Aurora
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    GEAR4 launches the SoundOrb Aurora

    By 4 September 2009

    As IFA gets under way in Berlin, the news that Pocket-lint brought you earlier becomes official as GEAR4 announces its flagship launch for 2009, the SoundOrb Aurora, which is the first made for iPod and works with iPhone speaker system to feature a separate...

  • Gear4 SoundOrb Aurora outed
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    Gear4 SoundOrb Aurora outed

    By 2 September 2009

    Gear4, the company behind a range of speakers for the iPod and iPhone will announce a new iPod speaker system at IFA in Berlin, Germany Pocket-lint has learnt. Called the SoundOrb Aurora, the new speaker will offer a wireless sub woofer and be designed...

  • Gear4 launches CDM-D150 microsystem
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    Gear4 launches CDM-D150 microsystem

    By 1 July 2009

    Gear4 has announced an upgrade for its CDM-D100 microsystem (pictured), which was released earlier this year. The CDM-D150 has exactly the same specs as its little brother, but also contains a DAB radio. For the forgetful amongst you, the CDM-D100 had...

  • GEAR4 KRG-D50 announced
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    GEAR4 KRG-D50 announced

    By 5 June 2009

    GEAR4 has made yet another addition to its audio range with the launch of the KRG-D50. The KRG-D50 is a DAB and FM radio that also includes a universal dock for iPod (complete with 3 adapters) in what GEAR4 says is a "sleek and compact design". The first...

  • GEAR4 CRG-60 announced
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    GEAR4 CRG-60 announced

    By 12 May 2009

    GEAR4 continues to crank out the products with the introduction of the CRG-60, its newest alarm clock radio for iPod. The CRG-60 lets you wake up to your iPod music, radio or buzzer with two alarms which offer snooze functionality as well as "nap" and...

  • GEAR4 launches CMD-100 micro system
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    GEAR4 launches CMD-100 micro system

    By 30 April 2009

    GEAR4 has announced the first of a new "diversified product range" for the company, the CDM-100, a CD micro system with dock for iPod as well as an FM/AM radio. With a top-loading CD player, a universal dock for iPod that charges the MP3 player and an...