For anyone who has ever sat by the radio, finger on the tape deck's pause button trying to record the last seconds of Parklife before the DJ cuts in, this is the gadget for you. Intempo's Rebel is about to make ripping tunes from the radio easier than ever before.
Simply tune its FM receiver to your favourite station and it'll listen for a full 24 hours, recording all the songs to MP3 and stripping them of any jingles, DJ blather or news interruptions.
Since most stations' playlists are notoriously repetitive, it can even select which of the many playouts of Chasing Pavements is the best.
Prefer your radio delivered digitally or online? Not a problem. The Rebel has an in-line jack for hooking up to any source.
It's the biggest breakthrough for home-made mix tapes since high-speed dubbing. Now leave us while we finish our epic Valentines power ballads cassette. Anyone got a pencil to spool this tape back in?
On sale: TBA