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Soundcast Releases OutCast 3.4 Multi Room Wireless Speaker System

Soundcast Releases OutCast 3.4 Multi Room Wireless Speaker System

Soundcast Systems introduces the OutCast 3.4 multi-room multi-source sound system, the first wireless system that can access music from up to three sources and be heard throughout 4 separate areas of your home. It has a wireless broadcast range of up to 350 feet; this even includes traveling through walls, doors, ceilings, and floors. The Outcast 3.4 is intended to allow users to enjoy music indoors or out. The four omni-directional speakers are designed to deliver a rich even sound in all directions.

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Microsoft Zune HD Buy-From-Radio Feature Target of Patent Suit

Microsoft Zune HD Buy-From-Radio Feature Target of Patent Suit

The ability to tag songs for a later purchase is one of the easiest, and most convenient ways to shop for songs that you may not have immediate access to. After all, the radio is still an avenue to learn about your favorite band's latest release, or to find new music in general. Microsoft has been tagging songs since late 2008, but it's a pretty big feature in the Zune HD's
catalogue.

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Ford to offer HD Radio in vehicles with iTunes tagging

Ford to offer HD Radio in vehicles with iTunes tagging

It used to be that if you wanted the latest in electronics inside your car you would be looking to the aftermarket for things like Bluetooth, iTunes tagging, and MP3 playback. Today many of the new vehicles cruising the streets have a myriad of electronics built right in. Ford has announced today that it has become the first automotive maker to offer HD Radio in its lineup with iTunes tagging.

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Cydle T43H HD Radio/Traffic PND and M7 MID tipped for CES

Cydle T43H HD Radio/Traffic PND and M7 MID tipped for CES

Having announced a PND with integrated HD Radio last January, Cydle is following up this coming CES with a new version that throws "HD Traffic" status updates into the mixture.  The Cydle T43H is one of a number of new portable devices the company are planning, including the Cydle M7 MID and two PND/PMP combo devices, the T70 and T50.

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NVIDIA and Microsoft Are InTEGRAl to the Zune HD

NVIDIA and Microsoft Are InTEGRAl to the Zune HD

Sure, it's common knowledge that the Zune HD will be powered by a ridiculously powerful NVIDIA Tegra processor, and that's one of the many reasons the Zune HD is so anticipated at this point. But up until recently, NVIDIA has been pretty quiet about their powerhouse of a processor, for whatever reason. It wasn't until the Zune HD went up for pre-order, that NVIDIA's website began to reflect the upcoming release, and with it, they got down to the nitty-gritty, detailing exactly what we should expect with the Zune HD's September 15th launch.

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Best Buy $50 Insignia NS-HD01 HD Radio gets reviewed

Best Buy’s Insignia NS-HD01 HD Radio – first tipped back in May – can be had for $50, and that was enough for digital-media maven Dave Zatz to pick one up to review.  For $49.99 you can’t expect too much, but comments to our original article left us worried that the Insignia – which also appears to be the iNiquity KRI – might be a real dud.

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Sonoro elements W HD radio now available

If you’ve been looking for the device that has it all to help you jump into the world of HD radio, then you might just want to check out the Sonoro elements W. This Internet radio can bring you all the HD stations you’ll ever need and then some.

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Zune HD Announced Today

Zune HD Announced Today

Those mock up photos leaked earlier in the month turned out to be the real deal. Microsoft announced the Zune HD today. The device is meant to compete with Apple's iPod Touch. The HD comes from the device's support of HD Radio and 720P HD video (through the optional docking station) and will feature a 3.3" 16:9 multi-touch OLED display. This makes it the first portable media player to include HD radio, giving it a higher quality sound than standard definition radio.

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Zune HD launching September?

Zune HD launching September?

The Zune HD June launch tweets may have been fake, but well-connected-regarding-Microsoft blogger Paul Thurrott has thrown PMP lovers a bone in the shape of the actual launch schedule for the upcoming device.  According to Thurrott's tweet, the Zune HD will hit shelves in September.

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Sub-$50 Portable HD Radio landing this summer

Sub-$50 Portable HD Radio landing this summer

HD Radio is slowing making inroads into the US market, and this prototype could be the budget gadget that accelerates that.  Expected to retail for under $50 when it launches in a few months time, the unnamed HD Radio has a full color display and standard 3.5mm headphone socket.

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Onkyo announces iPod/iPhone U-Port devices and HD radio

Onkyo announces iPod/iPhone U-Port devices and HD radio

Onkyo has debuted two new devices: one dock for iPod and iPhone that takes advantage of the U-Port (Universal Port) that is proprietary to Onkyo, and an HD radio. The iPod/iPhone dock uses the U-Port's single cable connection for complete control of the docked device.

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Cydle packs HD Radio into their first T43 navigation device

Cydle packs HD Radio into their first T43 navigation device

If you’ve been in the market for a personal navigation device recently you may have noticed that there are so many new options on the market today. With all the options, manufacturers need to add features to their devices that put them ahead of the rest. Cydle is introducing the T43 navigator with features that just seem to sweeten the deal.

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