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Week Forty-Three – I Have Been a Busy Bee

Oct 21 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials
Since last week I have been out with Pioneer to see their new BRZ demo car and very lovely it is too. One slightly daft thing was that we committed the classic silly error of sitting playing on the battery too long. As soon as it was time to leave and Mike turned the key, it went, “mumph mummm….....

NEW - HIGH QUALITY POWER BRAND : MEET VORTEX

Oct 21 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
The Talk Audio Accessory shop is delighted to offer the new Vortex power accessories. About quality engineering at a keen price for the product. Built with the installer and competitor in mind, they have a smart satin finish and are made out of quality brass. The items are still coming on line an...

RECORD NUMBERS OF NEW CARS NOW SOLD WITH DAB

Oct 16 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
In September, 58% of all new cars registered came with digital radio (CAP/SMMT), it was announced by Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy at the annual industry Radio Festival in Salford on Tuesday 14 October last. Almost 250,000 cars were registered in September 2014 with digi...

WILL SMITH SANG: “TURN UP THE BASS AND LET THE...

Oct 16 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
In fact on his album HOMEBASE, Will Smith tags Alpine car audio thrice. The Man In Black, Fresh Prince Of Bel Air and so much else, (I loved him in I AM LEGEND, by the way) actor and rapper was tuned into the Zeitgeist and Alpine are THE brand of top cool in the USA for car audio. (The other guys...

ELECTRONIC COUNTERMEASURES OR PURE SAFETY? YOU...

Oct 16 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
Welcome to the tightrope, the story with an elephant in the room! For the following story about an item of equipment that I am investigating, as well as planning to test and review, has itself borne upon the horns of a dilemma. Meet Target Blu Eye.

In a world where names like Noble,...

Week Forty-Two – I Had Accounting To Do...

Oct 13 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials
Well, last week’s casting call worked a treat. I wrote it here, flung it social media there and tagged the Tall Man in on it. Of course, producer/filmmaker man loved him and along with a few others, Ian “Iceman” Pinder spent a few hours sitting around in the rain in an insalubrious part of London...

Week Forty-One – Filming is Such Fun!

Oct 07 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Editorials
Increasingly, we watch video to get a slice of what the heck is going on. These days, the bandwidth that meant I once waited twenty minutes to see a fuzzy clip of a curvy star I fancied, going down a slide, would take seconds to buffer up. Even the nature of the web is changing as right now, the...

BCSS WELCOME JL AUDIO VIPS

Oct 07 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Shows & Events
Are you are JL Audio person or curious as to what the damn fuss is all about? Well, one of the more enlightened things that JL Audio UK do, is to join in with VIP events at dealers’. One such dealer is the double generation-run Brian Car Sounds and Security, or BCSS in deepest nearly-Croydonshire...

PIONEER ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF APPLE CARPLAY

Oct 03 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in Technology
Apple CarPlay Update Now Available with Firmware for Pioneer compatible Products

Pioneer becomes one of the first aftermarket manufacturers to support Apple CarPlay™ with the official release of a compatible firmware update for the AVIC-F60DAB, AVIC-F960DAB, AVIC-F960BT, AVIC-F860BT...

IT’S MAGIC! NEW DAB COVERAGE FOR COOL STATI...

Oct 03 2014 00:00 | Adam Rayner in News
Good news for digital radio listeners: Bauer Media has just announced that leading London station Magic is to go national on DAB digital radio from January 2015.

This is a major milestone for digital radio as Magic is one of London's top radio stations, with nearly 2 million listen...