internet radio

Lawmakers introduce new Internet Radio Fairness Act backed by Pandora

Lawmakers introduce new Internet Radio Fairness Act backed by Pandora

One of the biggest expenses for Internet radio stations are the royalty fees they pay to artists and publishers. The problem Internet radio stations have is that they are forced to pay a higher royalty rate than some similar services such as satellite and cable radio stations. A new legislation was introduced last Friday by Representatives Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and Jared Polis (D-Colo.) while Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced a similar legislation in the Senate.

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Spotify Radio hits iPhone and iPad for free

Spotify Radio hits iPhone and iPad for free

Spotify has brought its free mobile radio service to the iPhone and iPad, offering both ad-supported and premium subscribers unlimited streaming song access while on the move. A free download [Update: Spotify now says the app will be released in the "next few days"], the newly updated Spotify app allows listeners to construct personalized radio stations from the 16m-strong catalog, save individual tracks from them to their own playlists, and share radio stations with friends.

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New Android OS version hinted by Pandora developers

New Android OS version hinted by Pandora developers

Pandora Internet Radio's Android application has just been update this week with several fixes for bugs, user interface upgrades, and a hint that they know something we don't about the future of Android. In what's essentially a hint that we're sure thousands of users passed over without a thought, Pandora's developers may have accidentally spilled the beans. Promising "compatibility support for upcoming Android OS" the creators of Pandora may have let us know that Google is working with them to get prepared for their next generation in mobile operating system greatness.

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Grace Audio Mondo Wi-fi internet radio revealed and detailed

Grace Audio Mondo Wi-fi internet radio revealed and detailed

This week we're taking a look at a brand new entry into the strange side of internet-connected devices with Grace Audio's Mondo Wi-fi internet radio. This device has a lovely 3.5-inch color display with which you can select from the pre-set applications built in to the device to bring internet radio to your ears from your living room, your office, or wherever else you've got Wi-fi. This unit is also connected to over 18,000 free radio stations via the web including such popular choices as iHeartRadio, the BBC, and NPR.

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Archos Home Connect 35 Android clock/radio hits US

Archos Home Connect 35 Android clock/radio hits US

The Archos Home Connect 35 Android-based alarm clock and internet radio has finally gone up for sale in the US, offering a a 3.5-inch touchscreen, stereo speakers and WiFi b/g/n. Putting Android - v2.2.1 Froyo when we played with the Home Connect 35 back in June - on a compact, battery powered device ideal for your desk or nightstand, the gadget comes preloaded with the TuneIn app for access to over 50,000 internet radio stations.

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Roku adds dedicated Pandora button to remote [Update: Netflix & Crackle too!]

Roku adds dedicated Pandora button to remote [Update: Netflix & Crackle too!]

Roku is adding a dedicated Pandora button to the remote controls for its streaming media set-top boxes, allowing for one-touch access to the internet radio service. The  Roku 2 XD and Roku LT models will both get the new remote sometime this month, adding another option alongside the existing homescreen shortcut. According to Roku, Pandora remains the most popular music channel the STBs offer.

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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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Siara Broadcasts Familiar Sounds Anywhere

Siara Broadcasts Familiar Sounds Anywhere

If you are stuck inside a cubicle all day and wish you could hear the birds singing, or the fountain in your garden at home, Siara might be the solution for you. Siara was designed by Navid Gornall, and is meant to bring a "familiar experience to an unfamiliar place". It is designed to be used by normal, non technically-inclined people, and be easy to use and set up. Plus, it looks beautiful, being made with walnut and aluminum.

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