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The Year in Review 2010: The Highlights Reel

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2010. What a year to end a decade. From political uncertainty in the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, the leaking of important US documents – from Afghanistan to diplomatic cables – and even a possible upheaval of our classification system to finally allow a R18+ rating in Australia, bringing it in line with other western nations. We got more information about the new National Broadband Network, while we […]

Review: OXX Digital Pocket

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The OXX Digital Pocket, however, is unlike most digital radios – it’s slim and small. However, does size make all the difference in performance, quality and even picking up the signals? Does it deserve to be in that Christmas stocking? As well, is it worth getting digital radio, despite it still being a niche? Our review of the OXX Digital Pocket is after the jump.

Win a OXX Pocket Digital Radio! [Giveaway]

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Since we love our fellow readers, we have decided to give out another product, this time from our friends from OXX Digital. This is the OXX Digital Pocket DAB+ Radio, a portable digital radio device, meaning that you can listen to all your favourite digital radio stations on the go. The OXX Digital Pocket is absolutely small  – hence the name – and runs on two batteries. As well, included […]

Danish company to bring out DAB+ compatible radio at CES

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While digital radios are still scarce, more DAB+ radios are coming – but mainly from and for Europe as it has a bigger market there. This product is the Tangent DAB 2go, and is another table-top DAB+ radio receiver. However, it may not look stylish because its PR noted that the design is inspired by the 50s – and for those who are looking at it like it was familiar, […]

Gift Tip: Digital Radio for under $100!?

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Digital Radio was introduced in July this year, and while the receivers may still be expensive, some are getting cheaper. Take the Pure One Mini Digital Radio being sold for $20 cheaper over at Dick Smith Electronics. Granted, why do we need this if its still not mainstream? Well, the advantages include better sound, more stations and better quality for those AM stations that keep getting interference. Now, I did […]

Review: OXX Digital Classic DAB+

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With digital radio already launched in Australia (see our previous guide), we have been given a digital radio box by OXX Digital to review. Known as the Classic DAB+, this Scandinavian maker has found an Australian distributor to find a place for this device; and it not only does digital radio, but also FM, internet radio and has an AUX jack. But, is it worth to spend $299 for the […]

TECHGEEK.com.au’s guide to Digital Radio

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  Recently promoting the new broadcasting standard with “Radio United”, digital radio has started in Australia, with the major cities of Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide already having stations that are broadcasting in digital. But with 40 different stations switching over to the digital platform, what does this mean for you, the listener? Will I still be able to receive all my other stations? What are the benefits? Can […]

Digital Radio to be introduced and expanded next year

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Digital Radio will be rolled out across the nation starting next year, after long-running tests were held around the country that allowed listeners to rewind and pause live coverage and introduce new elements like images and song information. The ABC and SBS will open their signals at the same time, with a phase out date for the old FM radio stations is yet to be established as there are no […]