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Verykool RS90 Vortex Smartphone Review

A Solid and Rugged Smartphone Value with an unusual name How often do you get to take a piece of expensive electronics and treat it like it’s a bowling ball? The answer for me is not that often but that...

Will iRadio Kill Pandora?

34% of Internet radio users surveyed would switch to Apple’s iRadio and some believe this is a major problem for Pandora. I remember when Google was going public, similar research showed users would also switch to a better search engine...

Microsoft, SNL, Sprint and Softbank News for Monday October 15, 2012

Microsoft is jumping into the music business and this is perhaps the biggest news of the day and possibly the week. Redmond is now offering ad supported music streaming and going up against Sirius XM, Pandora and Apple’s iTunes all...

Songza is a Solid Music Streaming Service

I've been testing Songza's music streaming service for a few weeks now and it seems to be the best place to listen to real hits all the time. It competes with Slacker, Pandora, Sirius XM and Spotify and lately I...

Did Sonos Just Obsolete Their Remote?

Sonos users rejoice - you can now control the volume level of yourmusic with the volume buttons on your iOS device. Prior to this software upgrade you had to use the slider switch on your Apple device. Now Sonos sells...

7 Wireless Data Cap Winners

Yesterday I outlined 7 Wireless Data Cap Losers and today I thought I would explore the flipside – in other words, who might win as a result of carriers becoming far stingier with their bandwidth allotments. After all, devices...

The Only Way Google can be Successful in Consumer Electronics

Yesterday I detailed how Google IS the tech news of the day and folks, this search leader is ambitious – more so than Microsoft ever was. In addition to a Dropbox killer and massive Google+ growth I outlined in this...

Slacker on Sonos Review

After waiting for over a year for Slacker to come to Sonos - I am now one very happy camper. First off Slacker provided me with a Premium Radio subscription a while back - prior to that I had a...

Sonos Now Works with Slacker

Yesterday I mentioned big news coming from Slacker which I couldn't disclose specifically. Now I can. Sonos will work with Slacker - I can't wait to get home and give it a whirl. Sonos said this was the #1 request...

Apps Swallow Car Tech as Slacker Integrates With Ford

Slacker announced it will integrate with Ford vehicles via SYNC AppLink. It further says it will launch new Lifestyle stations with ABC News. For Slacker Premium subscribers, you will be able to listen to music on demand as well as...

Streaming Radio? There's An App For EACH Station

I love all kinds of music and unless I am in the mood for something slow, I find the faster the beat the better. So I have been on a quest for the best workout music and I’ve had good...

Expert Opinion: Pandora is Less Engaging

For well over half a decade, radio has been a one-way medium allowing you to listen to a station or change it. Until Pandora and other streaming radio stations like Slacker and Spotify, radio spoke to you and you basically...

Sonos Wireless Dock Review

A while back I reviewed the Sonos wireless home stereo system and was quite impressed. The product is great and in many ways shows how any company can design products which are full of functionality but minimalistic in design. In...

Sonos iPad Remote Control

I have been waiting for a over a month for the Sonos iPad application become approved because the wireless home stereo company has told me it was on its way and had new features. The software was approved last night...

Behold: Satellite Radio 2.0

In my opinion services like Satellite radio and personalized services like Pandora and Slacker are what I would consider Radio 2.0 so I read with interest a piece on Seeking Alpha which discusses Satellite Radio 2.0 which will blend the...

Sonos Nearly Perfects Home Audio

This summer more Americans than ever are conserving cash by taking staycations and in doing so, many are looking to add nice touches to their homes to make their lives more comfortable. A new 3D TV may be one way...

Pandora Increases Focus on Cars

One of the best places in need of Internet radio is in the car as you are not able to currently able to skip songs on regular or satellite radio. Pandora and Slacker have changed the paradigm of radio listening...

Internet Radio Threat to Satellite Continues

Back in November of 2007 I wrote about the threat of Pandora andother Internet radio companies to satellite radio. Back then, AT&T was smart to link up with the streaming radio company to offer a service for $8.99/month. Now Pandora...

Pandora Radio Doubles Users

Digital media continues to grow and as it does, the habits of consumption continue to change. Consider that Pandora Media has doubled its number of registered users this year to 40 million and about one third of its three-million daily...

Why Apple Spent $80M on LaLa

Apple confirmed they purchased music streaming site LaLa for around $80 million and I believe the reason for the acquisition may have to do with my recent experience with Sonos, a company which makes multi-room, WiFi home stereo equipment. After...

Shazam Discovers Cash

The next time you are in a restaurant listening to some captivating tune and see other people in the restaurant signaling for others to be quiet as they hold their phone up to the ceiling, you may be witnessing someone...

Slacker Outage

Slacker, my favorite streaming radio station at the moment seems to be gaining popularity as I experienced outage issues late in the afternoon yesterday and again just now. I suppose these are good problems to have but not for someone...

Internet Music Saved?

There is some good news and bad in the recent negotiations between record labels and internet streaming sites which bring you radio over IP. From the AP: The revenue-sharing deal announced Tuesday is between SoundExchange, a nonprofit that collects royalties...

Reasons For Sirius/XM Failure

I remember walking the halls of CES the year XM and Sirius Satellite radio was launched. These companies were going to change the world we heard and in many cases they did. But with talk of bankruptcy of the now-combined...

Aastra 57i and 57i CT Reviewed

Aastra is a great engineering company and they have a really interesting phone -- the 57i CT which has a DECT base-station built-in, allowing a second cordless phone to follow you around a 300,000 square foot (27,870 square meter) area,...
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