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Some countries are already stepping up their transition to digital radio, but Norway thinks it can one up them all. The nation's Ministry of Culture has revealed plans to switch off FM radio across the country in 2017, making it the first country to scrap conventional broadcasts. The staged shutof...

April 19th 2015 at 7:59pm 0 Comments
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If those clock radios up there look familiar, it's because their maker, Tivoli Audio, has been spitting out pretty much the same thing for the past 11 years. Their innards, at least, have changed with the times, and here at IFA the company is showing two models -- the portable PAL+ and the more...

September 1st 2011 at 8:50pm 0 Comments
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Look out, Pure Digital -- you've got a new rival in town. Radiopaq, best known for bringing thousands of internet radio stations and podcasts to listeners via the web, has decided to hop into the hardware game. The Rp5 tabletop radio features a five-way speaker system, digital / analog processors,...

August 14th 2008 at 9:58am 0 Comments
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Look, if you absolutely, positively must get some DAB into your iPod lifestyle, then you'll probably be somewhat interested in the Robi -- a new tuner from Roberts Radio which lets you pipe in smooth digital broadcasts via your regular old player. There really aren't a lot of plusses here; for &pou...

October 31st 2007 at 1:06pm 0 Comments
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If you're feeling a little constricted by the relatively limited amount of digital download venues out there (especially across the pond), Imagination Technologies and UBC Media Group are on the rescue wagon. Recently, the duo has announced plans to create a service which will "allow listeners to pu...

June 27th 2007 at 12:43am 0 Comments
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We keep hearing about this "new media" thing that's supposed to bring the imminent death of traditional print and broadcast media. Only problem is that those pesky old-school journalists still keep turning out printed pages and keep making radio and TV shows that are actually aired, over, you know,...

November 30th 2006 at 8:21pm 0 Comments
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Our favorite European radio maker is back at it again, not too long after unveiling its Marshall-fied EVOKE-1XT, with a new duo of DAB radios for the UK market. The Élan DX40 is barely distinguishable from its more feature-packed sibling, the RV40, aside from its noticeable lack of ReVu time...

November 4th 2006 at 12:34pm 0 Comments
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While Pure Technologies' EVOKE-1XT digital radio has already been out a couple years, the company decided its radio would look better encased in a Marshall amp. The radio's got everything that you'd expect from a Marshall amp, with the black wood durability, dark vinyl, but best of all -- this time...

November 3rd 2006 at 6:18am 0 Comments
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Not a whole lot of info to go on here, but according to Akihabara News, NTT DoCoMo hit up the big CEATEC exhibition in Japan this week with a pair of prototype phones (among other gear, we're sure) that'll give you access to 5.1 (sound familiar?) digital radio on-the-go. How good that actually soun...

October 5th 2006 at 1:51pm 0 Comments
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We're not sure how many adults are into insect-inspired audio gear, but if you live in the UK and you're looking to get your kids hooked on the wonders of DAB radio, then the Bug Too from Pure Digital (not to be confused with the identically-named manufacturer of those disposable digital cameras) m...

June 23rd 2006 at 12:23pm 0 Comments