UK Culture Minister Ed Vaizey is set to make a speech this week backing the digital radio industry's aims to turn AM and FM radio signals off and transition to digital radio.
Looking to upgrade to Freeview HD in time for the World Cup? This cheap and cheerful package just about fulfils the brief
Inspired by the Iraqi journalist who launched his shoes at president George W. Bush, it seems now anyone can take a virtual swipe at the man himself – thanks to the appearance of two new games on the internet.
Disarmingly small, like all the Freesat receivers so far, the Bush model is tasteful in piano-black plastic with a wide chromed stripe across the front. There's no front panel display – the only adornments on the front (apart from the Bush and Freesat logos are the Channel up/down, Volume up/down and power buttons.
This is the cheapest HD box available for Freesat (and, indeed, the cheapest HD satellite receiver full stop) but it still fulfils the basic Freesat promise; it offers neither more nor less than the other Freesat HD boxes from the Alba group.
If you've heard enough of the latest flash TV sets that are priced out of the reach of most of us, then take a look at what one Norfolk man did with his 1957 Bush television.
New set-top boxes with HD capability have been released as part of the Freesat launch, designed to help the UK deal with the digital switchover, as well as promoting the benefits of HDTV
Despite the old fashioned looks, some features on the TR04DAB are firmly in the 21st Century - touch sensitive controls, for example.Connectivity is limited to a headphones jack and a line output, meaning the radio can be hooked up to a separate speaker system.
This radio was a hit in the 1950s and it could become one again, but only to a limited audience. This updated version of one of the first portable transistor radios retains all the 'traditional' features of the original despite this new digital incarnation.