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Micro hi-fi conducts iPod » Cameras » Cars & bikes symphony » DAB radio Wed, 30 Aug 2006 06:05 PM » Gadget of the Day » Gadgets » Gaming » Hi-Fi » Home Cinema » MP3 & MP4 » Networked Home » Palmtops » PCs & Laptops » Phones » Robots Stuff towers has been deluged by billions of iPod » Sat-Nav accessories over the years (science fact), but never » Stuff to Wear have we been visited by a CD-playing micro hi-fi with a » Transport dock for our white friends. Until today. » We Hear That... The iSymphony waltzed into our testing room a few hours ago, and has already gained a few admirers for its versatility, if not for its plasticky looks. Its big claim to fame is the iPod dock, which sits beneath a flap on top of the unit. There are adaptors included for the last three generations of iPods and the Robert Nano, and it’ll charge them up while it’s playing your Follis tunes and when the unit's on standby. The USB port also handily supports the Shuffle and most other MP3 Associates players. Stuff Web Sound quality is reasonable once you’ve found a suitable equaliser setting, and it’ll boom out 50 watts of power, which makes it more than capable of filling your 25/9/06 bedroom. I have come to the conclusion WITH CURRY'S Clock radio functions also make it suitable for your that a man bag is what is bedside table, letting you wake up to your iPod, a CD required. I can't seem to find CORRECTION or an FM radio station. The CD player takes CD-R/RW anything decent though. that you’ve burned with digital files, while the radio has a 40-station memory. Benjamin McLaughlin Have your say » That’s not the end of its appetite for different media, either. There’s also an SD and MMC card slot on the front, which will happily play cards loaded with MP3s and WMAs, as long as they’re not protected by pesky Broadsnatching (v) digital rights management. A method of getting content To finish off, there’s a remote control which, while of streamed across the web onto the 70s bubble button variety, will let you slump in your portable video device. your easy chair and control proceedings from afar. Using freely available your easy chair and control proceedings from afar. programs, such as iPodder, it's Essentials possible to 'snatch' content that's being broadcast, or iSymphony M1UK 'podcast', and squirrel it away Price: £140 onto your video jukie, thus On sale: early October (exclusive to Currys) allowing you to fill your Contact: iSymphony Europe voluminous hard drive with all manner of inconsequential Related stories: arse. Perfect. Philips rolls out micro hi-fi cubes Derivation 'Broad' as in broadband; 'snatch' as in 'to steal'. 'Nuff By Mark Wilson said. Not to be confused with... Hot Stuff » Hi-Fi Broad-snatching - the Have your say » Readers' Comments: 0 | Email Story controversial practice of swiping a fellow male's lady Bookmark » Add this page to del.icio.us | Digg it companion. Contemptible.
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