Audio gear

M Catch 1000 6 in 1 AV Device Review

Product Requirements: Device: Windows PC running 98SE, 2000 or XP. Digital cameras are available in all sorts of shapes and sizes these days. From the typical run of the mill point and shoot variety that we’re all familiar with, to something a little more exotic like the James Bond Stealth cam that we reviewed here …

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Anydrive Car MP3 + FM Transmitter Review

  Not counting talk show broadcasts, how many of you still enjoy listening to your tunes via FM radio? Since I purchased my iPod, I rarely listen to the radio anymore. Besides the fact that they play commercials and the same lame songs over and over again, FM radio is just blah when you compare …

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LobeMan FM Radio Review

Product Requirements: A local FM radio station If you read Julie’s and my CES trip report, then by now you know about LobeMan, the product that came from out of nowhere and pleasantly surprised me. No, I was definitely not in the market for an in-ear FM radio when Scott Hynd, their Director of Marketing, …

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iAudio CW300 MP3 Player Review

Product Requirements: Device: Windows 98, 2000, ME or XP Early this year, I reviewed JetAudio’s iAudio CW200 MP3 Player. I found it to be a great small form factor player, that had enough extra features to overshadow the fact that it was not expandable (no memory card slot) and could not play WMA files. JetAudio’s …

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TDK I\’maspeaker CD Wallet Review

Portable cassette players used to come in two main flavors: the basic walkman, with ear buds or headphones, and models with built-in speakers for more “social” uses. The speakers weren’t ever very good, but then the quality of the cassette recordings wasn’t great either. Portable CD players provide a much better music quality through headphones, …

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Color Wireless Spy Cam with Audio Review

Product Requirements: Device: TV or Monitor with RCA audio / video inputs I’ve made it a personal goal to “tech out” my home as much as possible in the next few months. Even though I’m the Gadgeteer, I do not have the latest and greatest smart home products. Heck, even my TV is an old …

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Audio Notepad Speaker System Review

  “Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast”  Right? Well, that really all depends on just how good your speakers sound! This review is going to take a look at the Audio Notepad Speaker System from Zmart Shoppers, which is actually a repackaging of the 56MS system from AcousticSpecialties. More about the repackaging details …

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FORYOU DV-200 In-Dash Car DVD AV Stereo Review

Product Requirements: Basic set of hand tools, wire stripper, wiring harness and stereo installation kit for your specific car’s make and model If you’re in the market for an affordable CD/DVD/MP3 stereo, then the feature rich FORYOU DV-200 in-dash car stereo may be, well, just for you. My Gadgeteer wife, Judie, received this review unit …

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XM PC Satellite Radio Review

Product Requirements: Device: PC with the following minimum requirements: Pentium®-class processor; Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, or Windows XP; Memory: 32 MB of RAM & 15 MB of hard-disk space; CD-ROM drive for software installation; Sound card or powered speakers; Available USB port. Wow!  Good things …

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Apple iPod (30GB) Review

Product Requirements: Device: Apple computer with built-in FireWire port; Mac OS X v10.1.5 or later PC with built-in FireWire or USB 2.04, or Windows-certified FireWire or USB 2.0 card; Windows Me, Windows 2000 or Windows XP Home or Professional I’ve become a Pod person! No, I’m not talking about Invasion of the Body Snatchers, I’m …

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Digiana Wireless Audio Portable FM Linker Review

Product Requirements: Device: An audio device with a headphone jack and a stereo with an FM receiver There are so many uses the Digiana Wireless Audio Portable FM Linker, that I almost don’t know where to begin…but I will touch on just a few scenarios for those that didn’t realize that they might be able …

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PRISMIQ MediaPlayer Review

Product Requirements: Device: Windows 98 and higher Repeat after me: convergence, convergence, convergence. That’s the name of the game these days when it comes to new home entertainment and PC interaction devices. No longer are we content to just sit in our home offices to listen and watch the media stored on our PCs. Instead, …

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Neuros MP3 Digital Audio Computer Review

Product Requirements: Device: Microsoft® Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP USB port MP3 players are fantastic when you want to carry a couple hours of music with you while you’re on the go. But how do you carry your entire music collection with you instead of just a couple albums? I bet you immediately thought of the ever popular …

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SLIMP3 Network MP3 Player Review

Update 03/28/03 Here’s a confession: I’m an MP3 junkie! I listen to them through my desktop PC while I’m surfing or writing reviews and I listen to them through my Tungsten|T while I’m at work or on the go. The thing is that I’ve been wishing that I could listen to my MP3 collection while …

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