Sony has begun its biggest campaign of the year that includes the first cash card incentive attached to selected Sony TV purchases. “This is a critical selling time where we focus time and energy,” Sony general manager sales, Jeremy Senior, told TT. “What we have tried to do with this TV specific campaign is differentiate to get some cut-through in Continue Reading
Category : Audio
Turning your smartphone into a proper, dedicated GPS device just got easier, with TomTom launching an all-new car kit for your smartphone. With an integrated 2 watt speaker, allowing for hands free calls and significantly clearer navigation, an extendable microphone for clearer conversations, noise cancellation and the ability to connect two phones simultaneously for fast charging, the mounting system is Continue Reading
It’s no secret that retail is doing it a bit tough at the moment, with consumer spending on the decline. But it seems digital radio is still performing well with solid growth in unit sales. The first quarter of 2012 saw 88,004 digital radios sold, this is compared to 53,996 for the same period in 2011. According to the GfK Continue Reading
Pure has just unveiled a new brand identity to celebrate its 10th anniversary on the market, with a redesigned logo and colourful packaging. While the company is stil fairly young in the Australian market, Pure was established 10 years ago as a part of Imagination Technologies. The Pure Evoke-1 was the first high volume sub £100 digital radio on the market Continue Reading
The automotive industry has been a little slow in the adoption of DAB+ Digital Radio, but in the space of a few months two leading manufacturers have jumped on board. First Toyota announced its Camry Atara SL will be factory fitted with DAB+, now Lexus has come along and become the first luxury manufacturer to make it a standard inclusion Continue Reading
According to GfK Digital World and the Consumer Electronics Association, global spending on technology devices is expected to surpass $1 trillion for the first time this year.
One of the biggest hurdles to face DAB+ digital radio adoption in Australia is the lack of in-car options in the market. Toyota is looking to change this with its new Camry Atara SL, which will include the technology as standard. The top-of-the-line Camry combines digital radio with a 7-inch touchscreen display, 10-speaker JBL sound system, CD player, reversing camera, Continue Reading
The Verdict: To this day there hasn’t been all that much innovation in the Bluetooth headset category. While the technology keeps getting better, there hasn’t been an overwhelming reason for non-adopters to use the technology. Plantronics is trying to fix this with the Savour M1100. It has a great looking design, solid audio performance and is very simple to set up, Continue Reading
The Shriro Group just got bigger as the company enters into an agreement to acquire Hagemeyer Brands Australia.
Harnessing the popularity of the Apple iPod and iPhone, Pioneer has revealed an in-car radio that uses the power of these devices to bring the world of apps and connectivity to the driver’s seat.