Fevzi Turkalp - The Gadget Detective joins Mike Mendoza
On Saturday mornings from 2.00 to 3.00am to answer your tech questions
and take a look at the latest from the world of Gadgets and Technology.
Gadget Detective on
Gadget of the Week
Gear4 HouseParty Blu Home stereo speaker for iPod and Bluetooth-enabled devices
Good sound quality for a unit of this size
Full function remote control including control of iPod menus
Well positioned, blue lit touch controls on front face
Flexible: this unit can play sound from an iPod, or from external devices connected either via the line input or via Bluetooth
Supports iPod, iPod Nano and iPod Mini
Only works with Bluetooth devices with both Bluetooth V1.2 or above, and A2DP support.
Noise from speakers when skipping tracks or using remote control. Probably due to RF interference particularly from hard-disk based iPods, and possibly remote control.
Unit is not as slim as it appears in Gear4s publicity pictures
Cant run on batteries, mains only
List Price: £79.99 inc. VAT
Star Rating: 8 Stars Good sound quality coupled with innovative and attractive features.