What a difference a couple of month make. Only two months ago we reviewed Exeter Science & Entertainment’s first foray in Bluetooth Adapters for iPhone docks, the CoolStream Bluetooth Receiver and meantime, the producer was hard at work producing and launching its successor, the CoolStream Duo. The new model improves upon the previous one by adding an embedded Lithium Polymer battery featuring up to 5 hours of life and an additional 3.5mm audio output jack to connect with devices that do not have a 30 pin iPhone / iPod port. We received a sample for review and we played with it for the last week or so. Read the full article for our impressions.
Hickory Dickory Dock, the mouse ran up the clock…except the Philips NP1100/37 is not merely a clock even if it looks like one. And if the mouse keeps running away, we’ll conclude that he’s a low-tech mouse with no love for gadgets (and for some weird reason, I remembered that the French translate all the tech words including mouse)
Well, before I bought the Aluratek internet radio for my bedroom, I actually got my appetite opened up by Philips NP1100/37. The long, pompous and official title is “Philips NP1100/37 Streamium Network Music Player with 3.0″ B&W Display” and it is exactly that. It streams music from the internet via the included Rhapsody music service (subscription required). It also streams music from any DLNA server on your network (Windows Media Player is one example, PS3 media server is another one). It also does a glorious job at streaming internet radio stations (over 10,000 at the last count). All these might features come with a puny little remote control. But we’ll talk later about that. Let’s get into some details. Read More…