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Topic # 84454 31-May-2011 17:19
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Can someone recommend the best radio app for my iPod Touch. Thanks

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  Reply # 476301 31-May-2011 17:21
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Personally I like WunderRadio. Works really well. Not much more to say about it really.

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  Reply # 476312 31-May-2011 17:39
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Tunein, using the radiotime engine, works a treat on my android, and is avail on iOS too

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 476313 31-May-2011 17:40
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nickb800: Tunein, using the radiotime engine, works a treat on my android, and is avail on iOS too


+1 Tunein Radio is awesome. I use it to listen to Triple J all the time.




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  Reply # 476314 31-May-2011 17:41
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I use TuneIn Radio, it's the best of the bunch - i've been through a lot of them to reach that conclusion :)

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  Reply # 476315 31-May-2011 17:44
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I use tuneinradio too




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  Reply # 476324 31-May-2011 18:28
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I use New Zealand Radio Sreams app, it also works well for NZ stations



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Reply # 476326 31-May-2011 18:34
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Thanks, will give them a try.

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  Reply # 476591 1-Jun-2011 10:10
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Yes, Tunein is excellent, Ootunes is also worth a look. It's maintained by an individual developer who does a good job of keeping the database up-to-date, and the app has a number of features and stations TuneIn doesn't have.




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  Reply # 476645 1-Jun-2011 11:55
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Im using TuneIn on both an ipod touch in the kitchen and my nexus when Im out and about and its fantastic.

We dont bother with FM reception on the radio at all anymore and just stream everything, in fact I dont even bother with the FM in the car either.




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  Reply # 476656 1-Jun-2011 12:30
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Another for TuneIn. I use it as my alarm clock/radio in the morning, and in the evening I use it to access BBC Radio 4 comedy podcasts. A great feature is the ability to record radio, which is handy for storing up a playlist of comedy shows to listen to later, when the podcast disappears. My only gripe is that I can't export these recordings via iTunes to put them on another device. It would be good to be able to burn a CDs worth for my elderly, technophobe mother. I'm guessing that would be a copyright infringement though...

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  Reply # 477059 2-Jun-2011 13:29
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I have radiobox and fstream.

All I have seen have lots of shortcomings. All I want to do is:

Add url for station (including wma)
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I don't want a built in browser a massive list of stations.

fstream is the closest I have got but the UX is ugly (with weird conventions as well).

Similarly ugly is Buzz Player, but it works like no other app in the appstore...

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  Reply # 477403 3-Jun-2011 13:27
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I use TuneIn as I can stream Solid Gold through the Home Theatre as we can't pick up it over the airwaves here in Tekapo.

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  Reply # 477407 3-Jun-2011 13:53
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Kiwifan: I use TuneIn as I can stream Solid Gold through the Home Theatre as we can't pick up it over the airwaves here in Tekapo.


Yeah, I find Triple J reception is pretty lousy across this whole country to be honest. :-D




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