Radio

I listen to the radio in my car, but that's about the only place I can listen these days.  I don't have a radio in my house anymore, and my iPhone doesn't have a built-in radio.  With the 8 Pin Lightning Compatible FM Radio for iPhones and iPads from Allputer, you can listen to the radio [...]

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  If your vehicle has a built in USB port, the Automatica might become your next favorite gadget. The Automatica USB device is a small computer that emulates a USB mass storage device connected to your car and constantly updated by an Internet WiFi connection. It syncs with cloud storage services such as Dropbox, Google [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, News

My grandfather was a shortwave radio user and had a 1930s radio set with headphones that I loved playing with it as a kid. There was a definite retro coolness to it that I appreciate as a designer. As an homage to the days of world-band radios, Geneva Lab – a maker of popular high [...]

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If you're an iPhone user that also happens to be shopping for a new head unit for your vehicle, you might want to check out Oxygen Audio's new O CAR stereo which has been designed specifically for the iPhone. The O CAR features a built-in RDS-enabled AM/FM tuner, Bluetooth connectivity and a 4-channel, 55-watt amp [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, iOS, News

This is a difficult review to write. Not because the Evoke is frustrating to use, because it can be or that it’s wonderful because it can be that, also. What makes it hard is that the Pure Evoke Flow Radio does so many things, I having to choose what to write about and what to [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Reviews

After reviewing the Eton/Red Cross Aluminator Flashlight , I was happy to receive an Eton/Red Cross ARCFR360R SolarLink Emergency Radio as a gift. Being a preparedness-minded kinda gadgeteer, I was really looking forward to adding this feature-filled gadget to my kit. Note: This is a 2nd opinion on this product. Janet reviewed the ETON Solarlink [...]

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Posted in: Outdoor Gear, Reviews, Travel Gear

I drive a 2006 Mazda 3 5 Door and love it except for two things. The A/C is crappy and so is the stock stereo. I keep toying with the idea of replacing the stereo and these new Sony Xplod in-dash units might make me finally pull the trigger. Sony has introduced 4 different radios [...]

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Posted in: Car Gear, News

To complement the yellow submarine tea infuser Julie told us about earlier this year, Uncommon Goods is offering a yellow submarine radio.  The submarine is covered in rubber to protect the radio components while it bobs along in your bathtub.  The Submarine Bath Radio is $30.00.

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Built for the job / construction site, the Bosch Power Box 360 is one tough radio / sound system. It was first introduced in 2004, but has been updated with two new models that retain the signature roll-cage design. Both have a 5 speaker design with an integrated sub woofer. They have a special weather [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News, Outdoor Gear

The iHome iP39 speaker system for iPhone/iPod is designed for the kitchen.  The sleek design doesn't take up much counter space, and its stainless steel finishes help it blend in with the current trend in kitchen appliances.  You can use cooking apps to prepare a meal while charging your iPhone/iPod.  The iP39 has dual kitchen [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News

Pyramid Distribution is now carrying another handcrafted Motz wooden speaker. Their first speaker was shaped like an acorn, while this one has a more traditional box shape. It's made of apricot wood includes a USB connector for charging the internal Lithium Polymer battery and a standard 35mm jack to connect to audio sources. It also [...]

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PURE announced today that three of its highly anticipated internet-connected radios will be available for purchase in North America on July 1, 2010. Pictured is the Oasis Flow. You can read about the other two products in the press release.

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News, Wireless

So your iPod or iPhone's got your personal music collection.  And it's got streaming music through Pandora.  But what if you want good ol', low-tech local FM radio on your iPhone or iPod?  Till now, there's been no good solution, but Griffin's iFM may have solved that.  Plug iFM into your iPod and it wakes [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News

Mini Solar Set Review

This is a cool idea- a solar panel charging 'handle' with interchangeable heads. The 'mini kit' includes a flashlight, book light, fan, radio/speaker, and a USB charger head. Let's take a closer look... The P23000 Mini-Solar Set, Summer Series is not packaged with anything that helps identify the maker. The manual is listed at Sunsei's [...]

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Posted in: Gear, Outdoor Gear, Reviews

If you are a fan of NPR radio programming, you’ll probably want a Radio Bookmark.  Do you find yourself getting to your destination in the middle of a program you really want to hear or in the middle of a song that you want to know more about?   If you have the Radio Bookmark you [...]

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