The Sanyo R227 Internet Radio was announced in October for release in Canada, but we just learned the device will be available for US customers very soon. This is great news for those looking for more ways to access their favorite Internet radio stations while not hunkered over their computers.
iLuv have officially announced their latest internet radio, the iLuv iNT170, with access to 15,000 radio stations and podcasts, twin 2.5W stereo speakers and WiFi. The iNT170 has a large, dimmable monochrome display, FM radio and a dual-alarm digital clock; it can also be used with your iPod or other PMP, thanks to a 3.5mm line-in socket.
Having teased us with scant details yesterday, Nokia has spilt the beans on its new Home Music WiFi radio. As expected, the audio streamer is a UPnP compatible internet and FM radio, with a color display, WiFi b/g and a remote control. As well as podcasts and internet radio stations, it will play music stored on your home network.
In among the N97, Nokia Maps and Nokia Messaging, the Finns also have a media streamer for us. The Nokia Home Music is an all-in-one WiFi radio, with both internet and FM stations supported. An integrated 10W speaker does general duty, but you can also hook it up to your stereo or standalone speakers for better quality.
Design studio GOGO believe you should work for your consumer goods, rather than expect something perfectly-formed dropping off the production-line. Their latest item, called "Log Radio", is pretty much exactly as the name might suggest: a length of wood with radio hardware installed and the buyer left to saw off their new gadget.
If you're anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Sirius Sub-X2 Boombox, you're going to have to wait a bit longer. But to further whet your appetite, a few new photos of the device have leaked out today.
Chumby has been around for some time now, and the team behind it are keeping their promise to release updated features for the squidgy touchscreen companion. The latest is support for Pandora radio, the streaming online music service that creates custom 'stations' based on your favorite tracks. Pandora on Chumby allows you to log into you account, listen to existing stations and create new ones, with playback through the integrated speakers.
We've been covering a lot of these radio-controlled helicopters lately, but this Falcon model is rather interesting. In fact, it offers more functionality than just flying around.
Microsoft has released the Zune v3.0 software for its PMP, updating all of its media devices with the ability to automatically recognize tracks from the radio and download them via WiFi, view recommendations from Zune music staff, and listen to "channels" and "collections" of regularly updated, themed audio. Zune owners with a taste for fast food will also get free WiFi access when at more than 9,800 McDonalds outlets, thanks to a deal with network provider Wayport.
Altec Lansing have unveiled a number of new audio systems, including a high-quality portable speaker dock for the iPhone 3G, a combination speaker dock, FM radio and clock (with color changing mood light), and a desktop speaker system with integrated dual subwoofers. The inMotion MAX Portable Digital Music System uses the company's proprietary ESS technology with XdB bass-enhancement and twin stereo speakers. It's fully WiFi and cellphone shielded, so can be used with the iPhone 3G (or original iPhone) without needing to flip off the phone functionality. Music is automatically paused if the phone rings.
If you're a gadget lover and like to sing while washing your hands, while in the shower or what have you, you'll love this FM Tap radio. Yes, it's a radio that looks like a water faucet and can actually mount on your bathroom counter.