radios

  • ICZ-R50: Sony Shows New Radio Recorder

    ICZ-R50: Sony Shows New Radio Recorder

    I wasn’t really aware big electronics companies are still making portable radios, but they do. Today, Sony announced [JP] the ICZ-R50 for the Japanese market, an AM/FM radio recorder with 4GB of internal memory. Users can upgrade the memory to up to 32GB with SD/SDHC or Memory Stick Duo cards. Read More

  • Review: Myine Ira Wi-Fi Internet Radio

    Review: Myine Ira Wi-Fi Internet Radio

    Short Version: This good-looking, small internet radio receiver has the potential to fit right in with your home audio equipment. But those looking for a portable streaming audio device will want to look elsewhere, as the Myine Ira Wi-Fi Internet Radio is tied to its remote control and doesn’t feature built-in speakers. Read More

  • Sonoro crystal radio (Har har!)

    Sonoro crystal radio (Har har!)

    Why would Germans bling up a clock radio? We don’t know, but this $2,500 monstrosity can be yours provided you suffer from brain damage. Sonoro Audio, a German designer of high-end audio products, announced Tuesday that it is releasing a clock radio that’s decorated with about 4,000 black and white Swarovski crystallized stones. Yeah, guys. Sorry. There’s a global economic… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: HD radio for $39.99 after $50 rebate

    CrunchDeals: HD radio for $39.99 after $50 rebate

    Remember high-definition radio? It’s still around. If you want to experience high-definition radio, now’s your chance. The iLuv i68 HD Radio with Dual Alarm Clock can be yours for only $39.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate. If you’ve never heard of HD Radio, you’re not alone. And if you think that there’s nothing good on regular radio nowadays, you won’t like… Read More

  • CES 2008: Odd gear out

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    My favorite thing to do at the show is hit the odd retailers who sell the crazy junk we all know and love from Sharper Image, Brookstone, et al along with the stuff that ends up in close-outs. Take this weird blue phone, for example. It’s a mini phone! It’s blue! Doug loves it. Read More

  • Great Outdoors: In Car Diversions

    Great Outdoors: In Car Diversions

    We all spend too much time in our cars and a summer drive can turn into a nightmare with the right mix of traffic, heat, and gas prices. There are industries built around making our in-car time more productive and enjoyable. The degree to which they’ve been successful is debatable. There is something to the argument that every solution creates another problem. For example’ we all… Read More

  • CrunchGear Boooring Edition: MOTOTRBO 2-Way Radios

    CrunchGear Boooring Edition: MOTOTRBO 2-Way Radios

    ::Yawn:: Welcome folks. Today we have some, ah, stunning 2-way radios / walkie talkies from Motorola that are dubbed MOTOTRBO. These industrial-grade radios sport both an analog and digital band and have the ability the send text messages to each other. The whole package comes with all the equipment and software you’ll need to communicate within your group and drive up your… Read More

  • Eton Self Powered Radio

    Eton Self Powered Radio

    Most of the larger booths at CES probably pull more electricity than is used by a small city. But even if you’re not one of those “green” types, you have to admit the idea of saving a little bit of energy is a good idea. Eton Corporation also does so without looking all hippie to boot. Their FR 300 self-powered AM/FM radio with NOAA (National Oceanic & &… Read More