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661377 Sennheiser MM 400 Stereo Bluetooth HeadseFolding Bluetooth Headset

Published in Wireless by mfereday on May 8, 2012
Not everybody will appreciate your choice of music but by using a headset you can avoid upsetting others. A new Sennheiser allows you private listening without tying you to a fixed point.

661245 mobile wifi from three Mobile Wi-Fi from Three

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Apr 23, 2012
This – sometimes called Mi-Fi - allows you to create a wireless network with up to five devices all using the same mobile signal so if your broadband dies or maybe you live in an area where dial up is your only solution providing you have mobile this could be the answer.

660420 Honestech nScreen DeluxComputer to Television

Published in Wireless by mfereday on Apr 10, 2012
Maybe because I have a sweet tooth, this next product reminded me of a monster-sized Liquorice Allsorts but it was definitely not for eating.

658933 Netgear DGND3700 N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit ADSL2 Modem RouteA Dual-Band Modem-Router

Published in Wireless by mfereday on Mar 8, 2012
It has been a while since I last looked at a Netgear product. However a change of PR agency allowed me the opportunity to check out a new dual-band modem-router from the company.

655518 Cisco Linksys X3000 Advanced Wireless N ADSL2 Modem RouteLinksys X3000

Published in Wireless by mfereday on Feb 7, 2012
Adding to its range of router products, Cisco has released the X3000 which provides modem and wireless functionality.

656398 pure contour dab radio ipod docPure Contour

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Feb 6, 2012
This is probably the largest DAB radio I have reviewed, but to be fair it is also FM, Internet, Media Player, Wi-Fi and has an iPod and iPhone dock. However as yet it has stubbornly refused to do the washing up or the ironing.

655101 roberts stream 105 portable internet radiRoberts Stream 105 Internet Radio

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Jan 23, 2012
If you only listen to Internet Radio then this could be for you. It also means providing you have a decent Broadband connection almost any station anywhere in the world is available to you even if normal radio reception is naff.

654524 roberts recordR DAB FM radio recordeRoberts RecordR

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Jan 18, 2012
Very few DAB radios have the ability to record (in MP2) to SD card, the original Bug by another manufacturer was one and here from Roberts their RecordR offers this extremely useful feature both for timed and instant recording.

654520 pure one flow DAB radiPure One Flow

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Jan 11, 2012
This is a DAB, FM and Internet radio; however believe it or not that is just part of what this can do. Pure have their ‘Lounge’ and with this service now improved and enhanced it enables your radio to do much more.

654518 Acer Ferrari Motion Laser MousMice from Acer and Verbatim

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Jan 8, 2012
Few if any of us can afford a Ferrari so this red and black offering with the Ferrari logo might be the closest we come. Second Go Mini – not a car reference – refers to a small corded mouse for those who cannot get on with trackpads.

652023 Pure ONE Classic Series II BlacPure One with Listen Later

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Nov 9, 2011
While Pure were the first to offer SD card recording with ‘The Bug’ many years ago. This version of Pure One, the 'Classic Series II', has a different approach by recording onto internal memory this allow you to listen later at a time to suit you.

651470 Pure Sirocco 550 Right with apple iphonPure Sirocco 550

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Oct 31, 2011
While Pure are best known for DAB radios, this is certainly far more than that, I can remember a couple of units that have CD and another few that have Internet Radio, here the Sirocco 550 has the whole range of items.
This looks a lot like a radio I had in my youth, leather covered with a leather handle, the differences are of course immense with the top manual tuning dial replaced by a rather nice screen display, so I assume we call it retro.

650903 roberts uncologic dab radiRoberts unologic

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Oct 7, 2011
A slightly different DAB/FM radio from Roberts. Smaller than most but still capable of giving a large sound from the built in speaker. The big difference is that you do not need to be tethered to a mains lead as it can work from batteries.

650348 roberts sportsdab 2 digital radio DARoberts SportsDAB2

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Sep 23, 2011
Normally small DAB radios require a set of earbuds to be plugged in as they rely on them to provide the aerial, reception is often only so so. Here something different it looks like a small standard radio with a speaker and small rod aerial.

649203 Jabra Speak 410 USB Conference SpeakerphonJabra for Skype and Visor

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Sep 7, 2011
Two different products for two different market sectors the link they are both produced by Jabra. The first for conference calls including Skype, the second to fit over your cars sun visor to allow the user hands free phoning.

648430 Magellan eXplorist 710 Waterproof Hiking GPMagellan eXplorist 710

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Aug 21, 2011
Not so much a sat nav – although it can do that – but a tool to guide you around the countryside for what I am told is a new craze Geo Tagging. People hide clues and you then go on a search for the next and so on using this tool.

646778 airties 4420 tv wireless streaming access poinWireless Kit for Internet TV

Published in Wireless by mfereday on Aug 2, 2011
The original version of this review was completed a while ago. I held it back to allow AirTies to check out a possible compatibility problem with an item of equipment I was using. As yet I am still waiting for the results of this investigation and so heave decided to release the review.

646859 Q2 Cube Wireless Internet RadiQ2 Internet Radio

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Jul 15, 2011
At a recent one evening exhibition to show off new products I saw much of the same that I saw last year however there were a couple of interesting items and this cube is perhaps the star of the show its ingenious.
A three band outdoor radio, but it is so much more, it’s a torch, it can charge your mobile phone and is also an Altimeter, Compass, Barometer, Thermometer, Chronograph and it even has an alarm and it can recharge using Solar power.

646262 Magicbox Parabola Kitchen dab fm digital radiMagicbox Parabola

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Jul 1, 2011
It is difficult not to make comparisons having recently reviewed the excelled Magicbox Tower that was only a smidgeon short of the rarely awarded 5x5 award. Here is a different beast, the Magicbox Parabola, a DAB/FM radio with alarm and sleep timer.