Revo promises K2 iPod tower due in October
Scotland's Revo Technologies has just introduced the K2 tower. It supports DAB, DAB+, FM and Internet radio and can accommodate iPods, iPads and iPhones, playing back their audio and video files. The K2 also streams music from connected computers and supports the Last.fm music service.
PC features standalone wireless keyboard/mouse
Acer is launching its Revo RL100 Media Center in the US. The small footprint PC's signature trick a detachable wireless pad that acts either as a keyboard or a mouse and helps it fit into home theaters with a minimum of extra space. It is powered by a 1.3GHz Athlon II Neo dual-core processor that gives it unusual performance for something in its size class.
Acer ships Revo 100 home theater nettop to the UK
Acer's Revo 2 nettop, introduced at the IFA in late summer, is now arriving in Europe. The multimedia nettop supports Acer's Clear.fi home networking system and is renamed the Revo 100 instead of the Revo RL100 for Euro duty. Processing power comes from a dual-core AMD Athlon II Neo CPU paired with NVIDIA's Ion for 1080p HD playback.
Aspire Revo 3700 nettop due with 1.8GHz Atom
Acer has taken the wraps off its latest nettop PC, the Aspire Revo 3700. Like its predecessor, it can be mounted on the back of a monitor thanks to its VESA mount and small, one liter body, or tucked away in a corner of a desk. The nettop now contains a dual-core 1.8GHz Intel Atom D525 and NVIDIA's next-generation Ion GPU, allowing it 1080p videos.
REVO announces upcoming digital radio
U.S. Cellular has announced that it will be launching the BlackBerry Bold 9650 on August 18th. The 9650 features the same 3.2-megapixel camera, 480x360 display, and GPS as the Tour, but adds Wi-Fi functionality, along with the updated trackpad. The device ships with BlackBerry OS 5.0 and is said to be compatible with the upcoming OS 6 update that was announced earlier this month. Carrier specific features include access to several U.S. Cellular applications, such as My Contacts Backup, Tone Room Deluxe, and Your Navigator Deluxe. Official pricing information is yet to be released, but the company's site should be updated with new information soon.
Heritage digital radio includes iPod dock
Revo has introduced Heritage, its latest multi-format digital radio with an iPod docking station. It earns its name from a classic European table radio design from the 50’s and 60’s, that includes aluminum, soft plastics, and walnut trim. Sound is nonetheless more modern with a custom designed 3-inch neodymium speaker driver, a 7W amplifier, and an OLED display. It supports a series of different broadcast types such as the UK's DAB and DAB+ digital radio broadcasts as well as FM and Internet radio over Wi-Fi.
Revo IKON Radio Dock
Revo this morning claimed the high ground in radio docks through the unveiling of the IKON. The system aims to be a center for all digital audio with DAB+ radio (for the UK), Internet radio through many sources that include Last.fm, Pandora, Rhapsody and Sirius, an iPhone/iPod dock and media sharing from Macs and PCs on the local Ethernet or Wi-Fi network. A unique advantage in the field is a 3.5-inch touchscreen that provides both a much more context-sensitive interface for each source but displays album art, song data and anything else a given format allows.
Revo's portable DAB+ tuner
UK audio company Revo has announced the Pico RadioStation, a new DAB radio tuner. Aside from DAB and FM radio broadcasts, the Pico is also designed to stream computer and Internet content through a LAN connection. Particularly important may be compatibility with DAB+, an improved radio standard with error correction and support for AAC+ compression. The Pico is said to be one of the first portable tuners with the technology, although it is nearly 6.6 inches tall.
Revo DAB radio, iPod dock
UK-based Revo Technologies recently announced it will launch the first product to combine Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB), Internet and FM radio reception, along with iPod docking capabilities. The iBLIK RadioStation also supports Wi-Fi Internet radio, RDS text data for FM stations and MP3 media streaming capability from Mac or PC computers. The unit also has a built-in alarm clock.