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16 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Fly the flag and listen to DAB this summer

Evoke_Mio_UnionJackEdition_FrontThe Olympics and the Jubilee may be over but there are still plenty of reasons to be patriotic this year! We are set for another summer of great British events in 2013 and hopefully the weather will hold out for us!  Fly the flag and listen to your favourite songs and stations on our Evoke Mio Union Jack digital and FM radio which benefits from an eleven year heritage of British design and engineering.

Our Evoke Mio Union Jack looks great and brings  fantastic audio too, based on own multi-award winning Evoke-1S. It is packed with features including 30 pre-sets to choose from, an aux input for your iPod/MP3 player, a striking auto-dimming OLED display, easy to use alarm, optional Charge PAK for portable listening and a kitchen timer. SRP £129.99

British dates for your diary: Evoke_Mio_UnionJackEdition_Lifestyle_Cakestand

The Queen’s actual birthday = 21st April
Eurovision Song Contest = 18th May
The Queen’s birthday parade = 15th June
Ladies Day at Royal Ascot = 20th June
Wimbledon = 24th June -7th July
Glastonbury = 26th-30th June
Goodwood Festival of Speed = 23rd-27th July
Royal Baby due = July
Edinburgh festival = August
Last night of BBC Proms = 8th September
Tour of Britain (Cycling) = 16th-22nd September

For hi-res images or samples, please email sarah.riley@pure.com

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11 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Create your own Orla Kiely inspired mood board and win!

We’ve teamed up with internationally renowned fashion designer, Orla Kiely, to give away our latest Evoke Mio digital radio featuring her Striped Petal print in Buttercup, (SRP £149.99) to one lucky winner.  Simply create your own mood board inspired by Orla (pretty prints, designs, clothing etc.) and upload to our Facebook page for your chance to win. Orla is going to select the best board and lucky winner herself!  Entrants will be able to upload their boards up until 12pm Sunday.

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You could win one of these!

Features of the Pure Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely include:

  • DAB digital and FM radio
  • Takes an optional rechargeable battery for portable listening
  • Input for iPod or MP3 player
  • Auto-dimming OLED display
  • Pause and control scrolling text
  • Easy to use tone or radio alarm (mains power only)
  • Kitchen and sleep timers
  • 30 presets

For more information, please contact sarah.riley@pure.com.

For our full range of Orla Kiely radios please visit www.pure.com

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10 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Pure announces availability of Jongo – the first truly accessible multiroom music system

Jongo S3Pure announces the availability of Jongo S3, a portable wireless speaker with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 360° sound and companion Pure Connect iOS app.

Jongo S3 is the first product in our new Jongo multiroom music system and works with the free companion Pure Connect iOS app (iPhone and iPad) which is also available to download today (Android version to follow). Music fans can enjoy a 30 day free trial of Pure Music, Pure’s on demand music service with the app. Pure Connect offers an unparalleled combination of the best of radio and music in one place and takes the user on a journey of discovery with recommendations based on listening patterns and a selection of curated content from a range of trusted partners.

The Pure Jongo S3 portable, rechargeable wireless speaker (SRP £169.99) can be used on its own or grouped together with other Jongo speakers to deliver the most flexible and accessible multiroom audio system on the market today. Jongo products use Wi-Fi to stream perfectly synchronised audio within a single or multiroom environment, while Bluetooth allows users to stream content from any audio app on their smartphone or tablet, including locally stored music, to a single Jongo product. Users can simply add extra Jongo speakers or adapters on the same Wi-Fi network to build their multiroom system.

Jongo_S3_Burnt_Orange_ShelfThe compact Pure Jongo S3 offers rich, detailed and vibrant sound and comes with four tweeters for 360° audio, and an upward-firing subwoofer for powerful bass. Thanks to its five speakers and individual power amplifiers, Jongo has surprisingly punchy audio and with a simple press of the ‘audio’ button on the rear of the unit, the user can select flexible audio profiles to make the most of any environment including 360° sound for community listening (stereo or mono); forward facing stereo or outdoor boost. A rechargeable battery pack is included as standard and provides up to ten hours of listening per charge.

Jongo S3 comes in black, or piano (white with black speaker grilles), and has optional user-fit coloured grille packs in burnt orange, lime green, mango or white (from SRP £12.99).

Pure Connect iOS app:

Pure Connect iOS appThe new Pure Connect iOS app is also now available to download. Using Wi-Fi along with the free Pure Connect app, users can get the additional benefit of listening to multiple, tightly synchronised Jongo products in a single room or in a multiroom environment. The new Pure Connect app currently gives users access to local music on their smartphone or tablet, over 20,000 radio stations, around 200,000 free on-demand programmes and podcasts, as well as 15 million streamable music tracks via the Pure Music subscription service. Pure Music is Pure’s on demand music service, which allows unlimited music streaming from one of the biggest cloud-based catalogues available covering almost every conceivable artist and genre for a monthly subscription of £4.99.

Jongo S3 is available from all good electrical retailers including John Lewis and Amazon.

For more information, please visit www.pure.com, www.pureconnect.com.

For high res images, review samples and Pure Music vouchers please contact sarah.riley@pure.com

 

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05 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Did You Know…

We have added a new design to our ever popular, Evoke Mio Orla Kiely radio range. It’s fun, fashionable and functional with many features including a sleep and kitchen timer and an auxiliary input for your iPod or MP3 player. But did you know it has 30 pre-sets?

Evoke_Mio_Orla_Kiely_Buttercup_WallpaperIf you’re new to DAB digital radio, digital radios automatically find all your available stations and let you select them by name. Like all our DAB digital radios, Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely also includes FM for any stations that have not yet gone digital and you can choose from 30 pre-sets to listen to. With digital radio you’ll love the high-detail, digital-quality sound, lots of stations (many exclusive to digital) and scrolling text displaying track titles, programme information and more.

For more information on Orla Kiely Striped Petal, please see here

For hi-res images or samples, please email sarah.riley@pure.com.

 

 

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04 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Did You Know…

The Evoke Mio Striped Petal- Buttercup is our latest collaboration with designer Orla Kiely. It looks great, has high quality digital sound and coordinates  with our other Abacus and Stem print radios.

But the Evoke Mio Buttercup is more than just a pretty face! It boasts a range of features including a kitchen timer, auto-dimming OLED display and a USB connector for future software updates. But did you know it also has an auxiliary input?

Simply plug in your MP3 player or iPod and you can listen to your own music as well as 30 digital/FM radio presets!Evoke_Mio_Orla_Kiely_Buttercup_Right

For more information on Orla Kiely Striped Petal Buttercup, please see here.

SRP £149.99 Available at John Lewis & Orla Kiely, instore and online.

For hi-res images and samples, please contact sarah.riley@pure.com.

 

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02 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Jongo S3 demo at The Ideal Home Show

Ideal HomeLast week we were asked along by the lovely Amy Cutmore, consumer Editor of Ideal Home Magazine and Girl About Tech blog, to demo the Jongo S3 during her talk in the B & Q theatre, at the Ideal Home Show. The scheduled talk on Tuesday and Thursday morning entiltled ‘Tech Trends 2013′ was a great insight into home gadgets of the not-so-distant future.

Amy talked about Smartphone apps that control your heating and household appliances whilst you’re away from your house, clever ovens and fridges to help plan our shopping and cooking dilemma’s and many more ingenious household products coming our way to make life all together more convenient.

ideal home showWe demonstrated the Bluetooth one-to-one feature of the Jongo S3 during Amy’s section on music streaming and were able to turn the volume up and to illustrate and scroll though the 4 audio modes which include 360 mono and stereo, front-firing stereo and bass boost for outdoor listening.

Not forgetting you can also stream music using Jongo over a Wi-Fi network. For more information on the Jongo S3 visit www.pure.com

For Amy’s tech blog visit http://girlabouttech.com/

 

 

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27 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Did You Know…

Evoke_Mio_Orla_Kiely_Buttercup_FrontOur latest Evoke Mio by Orla Kiely in Striped Petal fits perfectly with Orla’s extensive homeware range and makes a fab designer addition to any household, but did you know you can insert a ChargePAK for portable listening?

Once the ChargePAK is inserted, you can freely dot the radio anywhere in the house with no unsightly cables on view! If the weather’s nice, you can take the radio outside to listen to your favourite station whilst doing the gardening or whilst relaxing of course!

Other features include an input for iPod or MP3 player, kitchen and sleep timers and 30 presets.

SRP £149.99- available online & instore at John Lewis and Orla Kiely.

For more information on Striped Petal – Buttercup, please see here

For hi-res images or samples, please email sarah.riley@pure.com.

 

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27 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Pure support Charles Parker Day

The Charles Parker Day 2013 took place on Friday 22 March at the University of Salford, MediaCity. The event celebrates young people and sport on radio and this year is the 50th anniversary of two of the famous Radio Ballads that Charles Parker made with Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger – ‘On The Edge’ (about teenagers) and ‘The Fight Game’ (about boxing).

winnersThe day included sessions on engaging young people in radio features – including the world première of ‘On The Edge Too?’ a 21st century remake of the original ballad commissioned from last year’s Charles Parker Prize winner and celebrated the work of student radio feature makers throughout the UK. Gold, Silver and Bronze Prizes were awarded to the winners with the best feature. Prizes included a SADiE editing suite for the Gold award and Pure donated special edition One Mini digital and FM radios with a union jack design for all three winners. Prizes were awarded as follows:Bronze: Joanne Fowler, for “Speaking Out”, Silver: Flora Neve, for a feature about silence and Gold: Hannah Walker Brown, for “Four Metal Plates”.

CPAdayRBsessionThere was also a celebration of the Manchester Radio Features Unit – from Olive Shapley to the present day (with producers past and present) and a deconstruction (and ‘live’ recreation) of one of last year’s BBC Radio 2 Olympic Radio Ballads with producer John Leonard.

For more information on Charles Parker Day, please visit http://www.cpatrust.org.uk/

For more information on One Mini, please see here

 

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26 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Did You Know…

Internationally renowned fashion designer, Orla Kiely has applied her instinctive love of pattern, colour and texture to our iconic Evoke Mio radio. Our latest Striped Petal Buttercup edition looks pretty in any room of the house, sounds great and is packed with features too. But did you know it also includes a handy kitchen timer??

Evoke_Mio_Orla_Kiely_Buttercup_WallpaperFor all the cool cooks out there, you can pop your Orla radio in the kitchen and use the timer to keep an eye on the cooking. You can sing along to your favourite digital/FM radio stations (with 30 pre-sets to choose from) and even plug in your iPod/MP3 player as it includes an auxilary input.

SRP £149.99 – available online and instore at John Lewis & Orla Kiely

For more information on Striped Petal- Buttercup, please see here

For hi-res images or samples, please email sarah.riley@pure.com

 

 

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21 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Choosing a gift for Father’s Day is a difficult one. Do you say ‘thanks Dad!’ with chocolate, slippers or football match tickets? I suspect most Dad’s are pleased to be thought of and receive anything at all. It’s the gesture that counts! Right?

For all those discerning and deserving Dad’s out there who love music and radio, we have a range of gestures to suit all budgets and tastes.

Jongo_S340B_Burnt_Orange_GardenFor Dads who like the freedom of streaming their music from their smartphone or tablet to every room of the house, or even the garden, Jongo S3 is the answer. This portable, wireless speaker with WiFi and Bluetooth has 360 sound making it great for communual and outdoor listening. Jongo products use Wi-Fi to stream perfectly synchronised audio within a single or multiroom environment and users can simply add extra Jongo speakers or adapters on the same Wi-Fi network to build their multiroom system. Bluetooth allows users to stream content from any audio app on their smartphone or tablet, including locally stored music, to a single Jongo product. SRP £169.99.

Highway 300Di

 

Did you know 20% of radio listening is done in the car? so why not bring clear, high performance digital radio to your Dad’s ears whilst he’s driving by giving him a Highway 300Di. It works with his existing car hi-fi and is discretely installed behind the dashboard or in the glovebox with extension cables run to convenient points for connecting his iPod, iPhone, iPad, USB music device or a USB memory stick. SRP £179.99 (excluding installation).

Use your Move 2500 in the Gym

Any Dads who enjoy keeping fit, embracing the great outdoors or like to listen to live sports commmentary at the football match, would be pleased to receive a Move 2500.

This compact, light, digital and FM radio is ideal if he loves radio on the move. Move 2500 looks great and sounds fantastic, thanks to its supplied in-ear, noise-isolating headphones. Includes a rechargeable battery for hours of portable listening. SRP £79.99

ONE_Elite_Series-II_Black_LifestyleWhen there’s a knock at the door or events interrupt his favourite programme,  One Elite Series 2 has a handy pause and rewind feature so he doesn’t have to miss a thing.

Pure One Elite Series 2 also has an iPod input and takes an optional rechargeable battery for portable listening. SRP £84.99

 

Use your One Mini Series II when camping

Packing to go camping is a nightmare for anyone but who wants to go without a little background music to drown out the rain? One Mini Series 2 is small in size but has been designed to deliver punchy audio and volume. It will provide hours of portable listening when fitted with the optional rechargeable battery pack. SRP £49.99

 

 

Sensia ColoursSensia 200D Connect, a  fully featured portable music streaming and radio system,  uses its large colour touchscreen to add another dimension to his music collection, radio and more. He can listen to music streamed from an Apple or Android device or from his PC or Mac; listen to internet radio, digital radio, or FM; play on-demand radio programmes, podcasts and ambient sounds; and stream millions of music tracks from our Pure Music subscription service. Whilst investigating new music genres, the touchscreen also brings access to social media apps Twitter and Facebook, news and weather and RSS feeds. SRP £249.99

Move_400D_Sport_LifestyleFor Dad’s on the move, Move 400D DAB digital and FM radio is a go-anywhere radio with superb battery life. With support for all current European and Australian digital radio standards and a handy travel alarm, Move 400D is an ideal travelling companion. SRP £89.99

For samples or high res images please contact sarah.riley@pure.com

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