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Tech podcast: trade-in for cheaper DAB radios

Digital radio buying tips and X-mini Happy

Radio Amnesty logo - DAB trade-in scrappage scheme

This week’s Which? tech podcast takes a close look at the digital radio scrappage scheme which offers 20% off a new DAB radio when consumers trade in an old analogue radio. 

We interview Ford Ennals from Digital Radio UK to investigate how the analogue to digital radio switchover is gaining pace, and the impacts of the newly announced trade-in scheme. We’ve also got our top tips on how to choose the digital radio that’s right for you. 

And in the weekly news round-up: 

  • What’s happening with Facebook’s privacy controls, and why thousands of people have signed up for Quit Facebook Day
  • Which tech brands won 2010’s Which? Awards?
  • How can you rent TV shows and series online with SeeSaw?

Our featured gadget of the week is a portable battery-powered speaker – the X-mini Happy. It connects to MP3 players, mobile phones or netbooks, or has got a built-in SD card slot for playing audio files. Find out whether this tiny speaker can deliver a big sound, and how usable its MP3 functions are.

It’s all in this week’s Which? tech podcast. Hit the play button to listen or use the arrows to scroll through the podcast archive to see every available edition from the past year.


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