The pocketRADIO is a plug-in radio card that transforms your PDA into a portable FM Stereo. Volume and search controls, including manual fine-tune, become part of the PDA interface and the device allows for 18 pre-set stations. Also notable is the inclusion of an 1/8" Stereo Headphone Jack that allows external speakers to be used.Designed for use on the Pocket PC platform, manufacturers iBIZ Technology recently released a Dell Axim version, adding to the long list of handhelds - Toshiba Genio, Compaq Aero 1500, NEC Mobile Pro P300 and others - that are compatible with pocketRADIO.CompactFlash and SD card versions are available and stereo earphones are included in US$49.99 price.
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Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.
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