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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.

645378 Nevada Sinfonie II Multi Region DAB FM RadiSinfonie II DAB and FM Radio

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on June 22, 2011
This Nevada DAB/FM radio is easy to use. While most will use it on mains it is possible to run it from 6x‘C’ batteries. The plastic finish makes it easy to wipe down so ideal for use in say a kitchen where there could be spills.

644978 cisco linksys e4200 wireless routeDual-band Wireless-N Router

Published in Wireless by mfereday on June 16, 2011
While Cisco’s plans for a multi-faceted consumer brand may have suffered a hiccup and not been as successful as it had hoped, the company has still managed to produce a number of stylish products that are both easy on the eye and functional. Into this category falls the Cisco Linksys E series of wireless routers.

644933 Sennheiser RS 170 Closed Digital Wireless HeadphonWireless or Wired

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on June 12, 2011
Headsets are very popular ways to listen, here a choice of two. The first both conventional and unconventional as it lets you roam as its Wireless. The second intended more for gaming means you are tethered buts its USB.

644934 pure bug dab digital radiThe Bug Revisited

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on June 10, 2011
Pure Digitals ‘Bug’ designed by Wayne Hemminway is a very futuristic early DAB radio with extras. Some have its Re-view feature but almost none have what is for me its best the ability to save timed recordings to SD card.

643627 magicbox tower iPod dock station DAB radiMagicbox Tower

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on May 4, 2011
To me this name makes it sound ‘large’ and it certainly isn’t, in fact I am fairly sure it’s the smallest DAB, FM and iPod dock unit that I have seen, it is of course a tower shape but only very little, however the sound it gives is not small.

643608 pure ONE Flow Portable DAB FM Internet RadiPure One Flow

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Apr 27, 2011
This is a DAB, FM, Internet radio that also has Flow technology that allows you to purchase what you are listening to. However there are other goodies from Pure Digital, this includes the ability to Media Stream and the Lounge.

630235 Logitech SqueezeboX Internet Radio WiFi wireless MP3 streaminLogitech Squeezebox Radio

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Dec 24, 2010
Amongst other things the Logitech Squeezebox Radio is a rather good Internet Radio with the quickest connection (almost no buffering delays) whether you connect using Ethernet or Wireless. Plug In, turn on, select Internet Radio, choose you station and listen.

628294 orbitsound t4 ipod docOrbitsound T4

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Dec 15, 2010
Unlike the T3 and T12 (reviewed in 2008) this is far more than a speaker unit. It does have a speaker as an output but this is an Internet, DAB, FM radio, iPod dock as well as being able to be used as an Auxiliary unit to project sound.
Get used to it as it will not go away Christmas is coming and this rather special DAB radio would make an ideal gift based on the Evoke 1S it has a rather high quality finish and look. This is certainly a gift that will be in constant use.

618298 intempo modo dab radio nxt tecIntempo MODE

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Sep 8, 2010
A sleek and slim DAB and FM radio with Auxiliary input. It is black with a two line display top right and various touch controls below it, the other controls are on the right side of the unit. It is ideal for a bedside table.

616203 Plantronics Explorer 395 Bluetooth HeadseTwo Bluetooth Items

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Aug 29, 2010
First a rather nice small Bluetooth earpiece from Plantronics. The other item is from Brando those clever USB people in Hong Kong; it is a natty Bluetooth Audio receiver to allow you to remove the wires from almost any audio device.

616199 RiiMiniBluetoothKeyboardwTouchPad_9_64Small Bluetooth Keyboards

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Aug 22, 2010
A lot of Bluetooth items require that you enter text either with an on screen keyboard and stylus or perhaps even more daunting - for the occasional user - via a phone type keyboard with up to four characters per key touch.

614763 suunto Core Extreme sports watcSuunto Core Extreme

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Aug 16, 2010
Calling this a watch is rather like calling Big Ben a clock. I do not just mean the size but also the fact that it is a lot of other things as well. Compass, Altitude and Barometer, Stop Watch but sad to say it refuses to make the tea.

614760 creative D200 Pure Wireless Bluetooth Speaker SysteCreative D200

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Aug 11, 2010
After looking at numerous iPod speaker docks its nice get a chance to review a set of speakers designed to support something else and that is Bluetooth so almost any Bluetooth device can output through these speakers.

610666 garmin nuvi sat nav portable tGarmin Nuvi 1490TV

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on June 28, 2010
This is a Sat Nav unit from one of the best known names in that field. This is also an in car TV capable of receiving all the digital channels. Why put both in one unit? Well if you have ever travelled with children you will know why.

604840 Pure Chronos CD II DAB Radio PlayePure Chronos CD II

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Apr 2, 2010
This is triangular in shape and ideal for beside the bed, not only DAB, FM but also CD and an Auxilery input. It has two small internal speakers so decent stereo (considering its size) can be achieved from this Pure unit.

601674 pure siesta flow DAB radiPure Siesta Flow

Published in Wireless by paul_smart on Feb 15, 2010
Not just another DAB radio for many reasons firstly it also has Internet Radio as well as DAB and FM but perhaps most interesting is the fact that ten buttons on top most controls are by touch on the front of the Pure Siesta Flow.