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March 4, 2009

NPR on the iphone

Filed under: app review,iphone — perivision @ 10:35 pm
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publicradioI have been a iphone radio user since AOL radio first came out.  I tend to use the digital radio just as often as I use the iPod feature. Missing however was public radio from AOL.  Well, that has been sorted.  Now, NPR Mobile has been out for a bit, but it lacked live streaming. Recently PublicRadio came out that gives not only live streaming, but MANY

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October 14, 2008

My top free iPhone digital radio apps

Filed under: app review,iphone — perivision @ 7:40 pm
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As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a news junkie.  I watch or listen to WAY more news then I should. But Politics and the financials are like a soap opera that you know is somewhat trashy, you just cant stop watching. 🙂 Anyway, when I drive, I normally listen to a 24hr AM news station.  Unfortunately, AM reception in the bay area is not always that great because of the hills. Solution? Use the iPhone as a digital radio!  So not only can I listen to my 24hr station anywhere/anytime (well, when I’m getting reception at least) but I can get NPR, CNN, BBC, Etc.

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October 11, 2008

Noise while playing iphone (mp3) in the car via the cigarette socket

Filed under: iphone,tips — perivision @ 7:37 pm
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I’m a news junkie and thus listen to quite a bit of AM when I drive. Am reception in my area is not very good and on long drives I lose my normal 24hr news station.  So I use the iphone as a digital radio (another post on this coming soon). However, I get a bit of engine noise on my iphone when its plugged into the 12v socket. This is not uncommon, but annoying never the less. So in case you play your iphone or other mp3 player in the car while getting power from the cigarette socket; here are a few tips..

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