Tag Archive: Radio


Future Samsung phones will have a working FM radio chip

Coming to residents in the U.S. and Canada via NextRadio.

Between downloading local files and the vast array of streaming services, your options for listening to music while on the go are more abundant than ever before. Now, thanks to a new partnership with NextRadio, future Samsung phones will ship with a working FM chip so you can access and listen to local radio stations.

Most phones have the tech to support FM signals, but they’re unfortunately  [Read More…]

You never know when you might need the $40 Red Cross emergency radio

Never leave home without it.

The American Red Cross FRX3+ emergency weather radio and smartphone charger is down to $ 39.99 on Amazon. While it fluctuates a bit in price, its average street price over the last six months has been around $ 60. It has only dropped below $ 50 once or twice in the last year, and it has never dropped as low as this.

Whether you’re going camping or preparing for the zombie apocalypse,  [Read More…]

Grace Digital announces the Mondo+ radio with built-in Chromecast

Grace Digital – a leading manufacturer of audio equipment that create a bridge between internet radios and home stereo systems – has just launched a new product called the Mondo+. The Mondo+ is a new radio which has Chromecast functionality built-in. The device is quite similar to the original Mondo radio, only that it adds […]

BBC launches its iPlayer Radio app in the U.S.

The BBC has launched its official iPlayer Radio app in the United States. The app allows you to tune in to news, sports, music, and more on your iPhone and iPad.

From BBC reporter Richard Preston on Twitter:

Great news, Americans! The BBC’s iPlayer Radio app is now available in the US! All of the BBC’s radio, all of the time. Links below…

— Rich Preston (@RichPreston) July 21, 2016

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AC editors’ apps of the week: iPlayer Radio, Sensor Sense, FIFA 16 and more

It’s Appday Sunday and that means we’re back with more of our favorites to share. Every week we bring a handful of great apps to the table and share them with everyone. Sometimes they are new apps, sometimes old standards, but every time they are apps we love to use.

Give these a look and then take a minute to tell us all about the apps you are using and love so we can give them a  [Read More…]

Google Play Music celebrates Star Wars Day with a John Williams radio station

It’s May 4, known to many fans as “Star Wars Day,” and Google is celebrating with a new radio station in Google Play Music. The Galaxy of John Williams plays music from movies scored by John Williams, the legendary film composer, responsible for the music not only of Star Wars, the Harry Potter films, and many of the movies of Steven Spielberg.

Fans can also check out Google Play Music’s existing Star Wars radio station, Star  [Read More…]

Audials is a fantastic all-in-one radio app with style

Overview When I first opened Audials, the first thing that caught my eye was the UI – tiled like Microsoft, with an Android-style hamburger menu; really crisp and easy on the eyes. When I started delving into the features, though, is where I was really blown away. Features Here’s the list of features that appears in the

LG Stylus 2 hits O2 UK with DAB support for all your favorite radio shows

LG Stylus 2 is the first smartphone with DAB radio support and you’ll be able to pick up the handset on O2 in the UK. The mobile network has announced that consumers will be able to purchase the LG phone right now on O2 Refresh. The best part about the Stylus 2 is how you’ll be able to enjoy your favorite radio stations without using your data allowance, all thanks to the added DAB radio support.

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LG announces the Stylus 2 with digital radio for all your favorite broadcasts

LG has announced what is boasted as the world’s first smartphone to feature DAB+ digital radio support. The Stylus 2, announced for Australia, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway and the UK, brings the very best of digital radio to the smartphone. Featuring not only a DAB+ chipset, the LG Stylus 2 also comes with an exclusive app that allows owners to enjoy broadcasts right out of the box.

But that’s not all. Developers can take advantage  [Read More…]

Pandora’s new Thumbprint Radio station is full of songs that have your ‘thumbs up’

Pandora, a popular streaming music service, has just added a new, and highly personalized, radio station to its lineup based on the history of each user. It’s called Thumbprint Radio, and each subscriber will get a different list of songs, based on their history of giving the “thumbs up” to tracks on the service.

Pandora says that each users’ Thumbprint Radio station will continue to change based on new tracks that users “thumb up”,  [Read More…]