Geneva http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/news en-GB Icon – Geneva XXL iPod sound system http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/icon-%E2%80%93-geneva-xxl-ipod-sound-system/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bet you didn&#039;t think your new favourite iPod speaker dock would look like a chest of drawers </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="954" height="539" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/geneva-xxl-icon_0_1.jpg?1364400795" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>A table with an iPod stand?</strong></p> <p>That’s no table. The Geneva XXL is a huge AirPlay-enabled iPod speaker dock which sounds as good as it looks, thanks to its 618W digital amplifier, seven speakers and 8in sub. Did we mention its in-built FM/DAB radio receiver and HDMI input for your telly?</p> <p><strong></strong></p> <p>It’s beautiful…</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/tv-and-hi-fi/icon/icon-%E2%80%93-geneva-xxl-ipod-sound-system </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/icon-%E2%80%93-geneva-xxl-ipod-sound-system/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/icon-%E2%80%93-geneva-xxl-ipod-sound-system/news#comments Geneva Mon, 23 Jan 2012 11:29:13 +0000 Esat Dedezade 419566 at http://www.stuff.tv Geneva Model XS adds Mad Men stylings to the Bluetooth travel speaker http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/geneva-model-xs-adds-mad-men-stylings-bluetooth-travel-speaker/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Just the thing for the jet set – a Bluetooth travel speaker based on retro alarm clock designs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/geneva-xs_0.jpg?1364397188" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_1678.jpg?1364397188" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Fancy yourself as part of the jet set? Add a dash of Don Draper to your tech with the Geneva Model XS Bluetooth travel hi-fi, currently being shown off at CES 2012.</p> <p>Based on the design of classic travel clocks, it packs two 1in tweeters and a 2 1/4in woofer into a waterproof case, and can stream music over Bluetooth or connect using an line in port. </p> <p>You also get a digital alarm clock with touch-sensitive controls, FM tuner and a rechargeable battery that's good for 5 hours of charge.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/ces/news-nugget/geneva-model-xs-adds-mad-men-stylings-to-the-bluetooth-travel-speaker </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/geneva-model-xs-adds-mad-men-stylings-bluetooth-travel-speaker/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/geneva-model-xs-adds-mad-men-stylings-bluetooth-travel-speaker/news#comments Geneva Model XS Tue, 10 Jan 2012 15:49:04 +0000 Stephen Graves 419386 at http://www.stuff.tv Geneva Model M http://www.stuff.tv/geneva-model-m/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This slick device sets out to prove that iPod docks needn’t be cheap and nasty… </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="941" height="763" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Geneva-Model-M-4.jpg?1364298665" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="826" height="619" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Geneva-Model-M-2.jpg?1364298665" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="683" height="1024" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Geneva-Model-M-3.jpg?1364298665" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="683" height="1024" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Geneva-Model-M-1.jpg?1364298665" /> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £550.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> iPod dock and FM radio </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A no-nonsense slab of an iPod dock, the beautifully finished Model M’s only other features are an FM radio and a 3.5mm input. A dinky remote gives you access to six radio presets, skip and volume functions, and the backlit, touch-sensitive buttons on the unit become invisible when not in use. A subtle display behind the grille gives you input and volume info, and that’s it.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-1"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sound quality </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Better than anything similar we’ve heard at this price. Yes, anything. It’s serious sound that a separates system would be proud of, and the M is as happy with house as it is with indie. Bass is powerful but controlled, while vocals are exceptionally clear and revealing. Cranking the volume is all too easy, but it’s a classy performer that doesn’t need to dazzle you with decibels.&nbsp; Although it outwardly appears no different to the previous Model M, this new edition has had a complete redesign under the skin, and you can really hear it.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>True hi-fi sound from a one-box premium dock. The Model M’s a new benchmark.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/geneva-model-m </div> </div> </div> http://www.stuff.tv/geneva-model-m/review#comments Docks and Speakers Geneva Model M Fri, 23 Sep 2011 14:20:27 +0000 Esat Dedezade 417990 at http://www.stuff.tv Geneva Sound S http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/geneva-sound-s/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> With the GenevaSound USP of huge size equalling huge sound not applying here, the tiny Model S has it all to do… </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1435" height="1076" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/geneva-lab-sound-system-model--8974-5.jpg?1364299007" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="800" height="800" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/GenevasoundSred_0.jpg?1364299007" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="786" height="844" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/GenevasoundSwhite.jpg?1364299007" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <a href="http://stuff.tv/Review/Geneva-Lab-Model-XL-review/" target="_blank">GenevaSound iPod docks</a> that have arrived at the Stuff office have generally caused minor earthquakes such is their tendency towards giant dimensions.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>So it's startling to find that the Model S is only as big as a <a href="http://stuff.tv/Review/BandW-Zeppelin-Mini-review/" target="_blank">B&amp;W Zeppelin Mini</a>, rather than a road-going Mini.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £300.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Great looks combine with surprisingly hefty performance from the littlest GenevaSound box </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/geneva-sound-s </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/geneva-sound-s/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/geneva-sound-s/review#comments Docks and Speakers Geneva Sound S Thu, 29 Apr 2010 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 14413 at http://www.stuff.tv Geneva Lab Model XL http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/geneva-lab-model-xl/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This is the biggest iPod dock we’ve ever seen, and one of the most expensive. Does its sound match the bombastic design? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1276" height="1361" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/geneva_lab_sound_system_model__2303_0_0.jpg?1364299516" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>One person’s brilliant is another’s ridiculous, and both words were used in equal measure when the Stuff team came face-to-speaker with the Geneva XL for the first time.</p> <p>One thing’s for sure: it certainly provokes a response. But then, how many other gigantic, 38kg, square iPod docks are out there?</p> <p><strong>Premium stand</strong></p> <p>You could place the XL on a table-top, but it would have to be the kind of granite affair used by lake-wading kings to support the weight. Much better is the bespoke stand, which is a £150 premium, but pretty essential in our opinion.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £1,500.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It isn’t for everyone, but the XL is a must-try dock for those with lots of money, space and blocky tastes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/geneva-lab-model-xl </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/geneva-lab-model-xl/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/geneva-lab-model-xl/review#comments Docks and Speakers Geneva Lab Model XL Fri, 28 Aug 2009 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 13123 at http://www.stuff.tv Geneva Model L http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/geneva-model-l/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> With a huge sound, unique design and CD playback, the Model L might just be the ultimate iPod dock </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1497" height="1123" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/geneva_lab_sound_system_model__2302_0.jpg?1364299554" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Dropping a four-figure sum on an iPod dock may not be your bank manager’s idea of sensible spending, but then he probably hasn’t heard the Model L.</p> <p>At first glance, Geneva’s rather large system looks like an oppressively size centre speaker. But fortunately for all our sensibilities, it’s rather more than that, combining an iPod dock, CD player and FM radio.</p> <p><strong>Amp it up</strong></p> <p>It has amplification rated at a formidable 50W per channel, which drives two 1in tweeters and a pair of 5.25in mid/bass drivers.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £1,000.00 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-price-notes"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> (inc. stand) </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">10 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> More musical than your usual dock’n’ speakers combo, the L is able to fill a room with quality iPod sound </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/geneva-model-l </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/geneva-model-l/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/geneva/geneva-model-l/review#comments Docks and Speakers Geneva Model L Wed, 01 Jul 2009 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 12681 at http://www.stuff.tv