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"Internet radio" is usually a misnomer, as well as an indicator of its ambition. The term "radio" is misapplied to internet services like AOL Radio, Rhapsody Radio, the upcoming iTunes Radio and their ilk. All these mediums are unrelated to radio technology. But for most people, "radio" simply mea...

June 18th 2013 at 4:40pm 0 Comments
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It's no secret that quite a few companies are jumping in the iPod speaker system / alarm clock game, but you know the market's saturated when Timex dives in. Sporting a slim, travel-friendly silver and black enclosure, the Ti700 rocks a blue-backlit LCD, twin alarms, AM / FM tuners, nine station pre...

January 8th 2007 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
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When its not busy taking colossal orders for Dell's (probable) 19-inch widescreen business, Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) is teaming up with Chi Mei EL (CMEL) to create an active matrix OLED TV panel and slapping a "world's largest" label on it. While we've certainly seen larger AMOLED displays befo...

October 18th 2006 at 3:25pm 0 Comments
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It's not quite an XM / Sirius combo unit, but Polk Audio's new I-Sonic system is nonetheless a first of its kind, combining XM and HD Radio capabilities along with a CD / DVD player for good measure. For those who still enjoy rocking it 20th century style, it'll also pick up plain old AM and FM rad...

August 22nd 2006 at 10:23am 0 Comments
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So, here we have Digital Cowboy's new SOUND Cowboy audio excrescence. This AM/FM radio with an aptitude for MP3 and WMA PlaysForSure playback features 256MB of on-board memory, SD expansion, and a "drip-proof" sheath of boxy plastic to keep your Hank dry for up to 10-hours off battery. The perfect...

June 19th 2006 at 8:02am 0 Comments
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We loves to get old school now and again, so this new AM/FM radio from TEAC is looking pretty sweet right about now. The R-1W features some free swingin' BASS/TREBLE knobs, 10 hours off battery (with 2 hour recharge), a 1.5W 65mm speaker, headphone jack, and weighs just 3-pounds. Still, she manages...

June 14th 2006 at 8:37am 0 Comments
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Seriously, I had a friend in high school who drove a '84 Pontiac Trans Am and the dashboard looked just like this...thing. Actually, upon further inspection, I believe that antenna is the exact one and the same, ripped from the dated-beauty of the hood of his 1984 Pontiac Trans Am and affixed, in pu...

April 11th 2006 at 11:30pm 0 Comments