radio

T-Mobile to activate FM chip, encourage other OEMs to do it too

While most people now listen to their music through music streaming apps like Spotify, Rdio, Pandora, etc, there is still a huge number of people out there who would like to have it the old school way, particularly if they are careful with the amount of data and battery they consume. That is why having an FM chip on smartphones is still a great idea, and now T-Mobile believes in it too and have said yes to a campaign by NextRadio to encourage carriers and OEMs to activate theirs.

New tech captures wasted phone energy, translates to 30% more battery charge

Researchers from the Ohio State University are ready to bring out some new technology which will address the ever-growing problem of battery life in mobile devices, particularly in smartphones. The new technology doesn’t have a proper name yet, but what it does is capture the phone’s wasted energy and gives your battery 30% more charge per use. Now tell me if there’s anyone out there who doesn’t want that?

MixRadio finally expands to Android, partners with HTC and Adidas

One of the more popular music streaming services today, MixRadio, has just announced that it will expand into other areas and try to capture the rest of the mobile world. MixRadio wants to bring the service to iOS and Android after previously being available only on Windows Phone. It hopes to rival the likes of Spotify, Tidal, and Rdio. In case you don't know, MixRadio started as Nokia Music which was renamed to Nokia MixRadio but things soon had to change after Microsoft purchased Nokia's mobile division.

Wake up to your favorite music with Radio Alarm Clock

The beloved Internet sentiment "the struggle is real" is very very real for people who have a hard time waking up in the mornings (or when they're supposed to). Countless social media posts have been written about the battle between sleepy person and their alarm clock. Numerous tips and tricks have been shared on how to beat it, live with it, obey it. A new app for Android devices will help you with this struggle by letting you wake up to your choice of sounds.

Tunein Radio gets Chromecast support, Material Design update

While listening to terrestrial radio may already be a thing of the past (or a hipster retro hobby), radio itself has reinvented itself into podcasts, video podcasts that is still easily consumable by customers and subscribers. One such app that gives you access to these is Tunein radio and the latest update to it brings a sort of new design, as well as Chromecast support.

NPR gets own Android app for easy access to shows,podcasts

Do you remember the last time you actually listened to an actual terrestrial radio? Chances are most of you would say it’s been months, years (younger ones would ask, what’s a radio again?). But public radio pioneer NPR has been able to adjust to the changes that the digital age has brought by bringing their programs online, producing hundreds of podcasts and continually creating digital content in the field of news and culture. Now, they have a new audio app, NPR One, that will make it easier for users to listen to their available digital content.

T-Mobile Music Freedom streaming ignores 4G data cap

Once again, T-Mobile is trying to upset the carrier market with its Un-carrier ways, now on version 6.0. This time, it is training its crosshairs on one of the fastest growing pastimes on mobile devices, aside from YouTube and cat photos. With its new music streaming and Internet radio offering, T-Mobile is setting your music free, not just from network limits but even from price.

TuneIn Radio Pro update adds recording to SD memory cards

The latest update for the pro version of TuneIn Radio has landed in the Play Store. This time around the update includes a few fixes, some smaller tweaks and adjustments, as well as a new option for those looking to record audio. TuneIn Radio Pro now allows users to record audio directly to a memory card.

Pandora personalized station recommendations go live on mobile

Taking thirteen years of experience in gathering users' music preferences, Pandora has released a new features that will hopefully make it easier for users to discover even more titles outside their usual collections. Pandora has just announced a new personalized recommendation system that it is making immediately available on both Android and iOS.
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