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What is the Digital Tick and is your radio defunct if you don't have one?

What is the Digital Tick and is your radio defunct if you don't have one?

By 24 September 2014

If you enjoy listening to the radio you may want to check your device as they are at risk when the digital switch-over happens. The UK government has announced major analogue FM radio stations will likely be switched off the moment digital radio reaches... >>

Geneva WorldRadio DAB+ review
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... >>

Sony XDR-S40DBP digital radio brings colour to your listening

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... >>

BBC Radio 1 hires YouTube sensations as part of massive station shake-up

BBC Radio 1 hires YouTube sensations as part of massive station shake-up

By 9 November 2012

British YouTube vloggers Dan and Phil have been signed by the BBC to host their own Sunday night Radio 1 show as part of a clearing of the decks by the UK's top radio station. Long-standing radio presenters Vernon Kay and Reggie Yates will be leaving... >>

Apple plans online streaming radio service for early 2013

Apple plans online streaming radio service for early 2013

By 26 October 2012

Apple is said to be in advanced talks with major record labels about introducing a new online radio streaming service. It’s thought a deal could be struck by mid-November, with the service launching early next year.  According to Bloomberg, the service... >>

Doctor Who helps BBC iPlayer top 199 million requests for September

Doctor Who helps BBC iPlayer top 199 million requests for September

By 19 October 2012

The BBC iPlayer recorded its highest ever number of requests in September, breaking its previous record set during the London 2012 Olympics.  A total of 199 million requests were made throughout the month, while the BBC iPlayer also achieved its highest... >>

Philips Original Radio pictures and hands-on

Philips Original Radio pictures and hands-on

By 30 August 2012

Philips started with radio back in 1927, but it's most classic radio is the Philetta 254, released in 1955. Not one to ignore the retro trend, Philips has released the Philips Original Radio at IFA 2012, and we've laid our eyes on it, and lent it our... >>

View Quest's Retro Radio gets Wi-Fi, meaning even more choice of stations

View Quest's Retro Radio gets Wi-Fi, meaning even more choice of stations

By 26 June 2012

It may be retro in name and design, but View Quest's latest radio offering is far from being a relic. The company has now added Wi-Fi capability, meaning users can search for multiple internet radio stations.  As well as Wi-Fi radio, the View Quest Retro... >>

Pure is searching for owners of its first Evoke digital radios

Pure is searching for owners of its first Evoke digital radios

By 28 May 2012

Pure is ten years old and is celebrating by giving away a patriotic Evoke Mio Union Jack emblazoned radio, complete with commemorative plaque. The prize will be awarded to the owner of the oldest Pure Evoke-1 digital radio. Pure is asking owners to send... >>

i-deko TV sound system hands-on

i-deko TV sound system hands-on

By 3 May 2011

The i-deko is a slick TV stand that doubles up as a speaker system, DVD player, radio and iPod dock and we managed to track it down at the Grand Designs Live show at Excel in London for a closer look. The product comes in two halves which fit together... >>