Welcome to the website for the Radio Listener's Guide, Television Viewer's Guide and Mobile Phone User's Guide.

 

New 2017 editions

The 2017 editions of the Guides will be published on the 2nd of December 2016. You may pre-order copies now and we will dispatch your order in early December.
 

What we offer

We have over 20 year's experience providing technology advice covering radio, television and phones. Most of the information we provide is within our printed guides. You can purchase them on this site using the links above. You'll also find additional information that we can't squeeze into the guides, along with news and other information.
 
If you are looking for advice about radio, television and mobile phones you have come to the right place. We also publish the photography book – How to take Great Photographs.
 
NEWS
  • BBC boss Tony Hall wants Netflix-style service for radio

    November 24, 2016

    BBC Director General Tony Hall has said he wants to create a Netflix-style service for BBC radio content. Lord Hall told the Voice of the Viewer and Listener lobby group that  Britain offered some of best radio in the world, and we needed to “do more with its world-class" audio content. He went on to describe how he wanted a similar se..

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  • Radiocentre study finds commercial radio is worth £683 to UK economy

    June 6, 2016

    A new study, commissioned by Radiocentre, the industry body for commercial radio, has found the UK’s commercial radio industry adds £683m (GVA) to the UK economy. The study was carried out by global advisory firm Oxford Economics.  In addition to the 683 to the UK economy, the report concluded the following key findings: commercial..

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  • Switchdigital to bring DAB+ to London

    May 27, 2016

    Switchdigital Switchdigital, the owners of London II multiplex, is to bring DAB+ services to London. In conjunction with Arqiva and broadcast software developers Factum Radio Scope, Switchdigital will provide London’s first permanent stereo quality DAB+ channel, They are currently looking for radio broadcasters who are interested in ..

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  • Pure announce launch of Highway 400 and 600 plug- and-play in-car digital audio adapters

    March 4, 2016

    Pure launches plug-and-play in-car entertainment adapter range Pure has announced the launch of Highway 400 and 600, a range of plug- and-play in-car digital audio entertainment adapters that give users access to a whole world of content, from digital radio to Spotify. The Highway 400 and 600 have an SRP of £129.99 and £149.99 respect..

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  • Pure introduce the Evoke C Range of all-in-one audio systems

    February 26, 2016

    Pure has added a family of three all-in-one high-quality music systems to its Evoke range of audio products, the Evoke C-D4, C-D6 and C-F6. Each model features DAB and FM radio, Bluetooth for wireless streaming and CD playback as standard.   The compact Evoke C-D4 (SRP £199.99) is a compact system with a specially developed ‘Roo..

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