Excerpt: I’m old enough to have fond memories of portable radios. These weren’t the large-juice-box-sized transistor radios that accompanied kids during the World Series but rather the antenna-bearing thick-hardback-sized radios your parents took to the beach to listen to the scratchy AM rock ‘n’ roll stations of the time. Pure brings me back to those halcyon days with its $449 Evoke Flow Internet radio.
Pros: Audio input and output ports; can stream audio from your computer; scads of available Internet stations
Cons: Mono speaker controls can be confusing; no support for commercial streaming services
Summary: When I first opened this box I thought another DAB radio from Pure , after a few minutes use I knew this was something that takes things to the next level. This is not simply a good DAB radio it is much much much more.
Conclusion: The Pure Evoke Flow is launched at a time where more and more manufacturers are getting into the internet radio market. Its offering on the hardware front, as we've come to expect from Pure Digital, is second to none. That's not to say it’s completely perfect, there are a few glitches with the radio: no live pause for example and the menus can be confusing at times with no direct button to get you to the home page, but on the whole, the radio's performance listening to...
Pros: DAB radio, Wi-Fi, Media Server feature, internet radio, OLED screen, touch buttons
Cons: Accompanying website not great, controls could be better on radio, no Ethernet connection