What could be better than accessing your entire music library from a set of high quality speakers in any room of your home? How about adding internet radio, local radio stations, Pandora, Last.fm and the ability to connect to subscription services such as Napter, Rhapsody and SIRIUS? Now, what if you could also ditch your remote and control all of these music services from your iPhone? Welcome home to Sonos.
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "Internet radio."
Pocket Tunes Radio is Number One with a Bullet
NormSoft's Pocket Tunes Radio is a slick app that puts hundreds of Internet radio stations on your iPhone and iPod touch. Pocket Tunes Radio comes with an extensive list of pre-loaded stations — organized by every music genre you can think of.
Apple Announces the Year's Top 10 Applications in the App Store
With less than a month to go before 2008 wrings out (pun intended since we're officially in a recession) Apple has just announced its Top 10 iPhone App downloads for the year. The list comes out only a couple of days after word began circulating in the blogosphere that the number of apps in the App Store now exceeds 10,000.
iheart radio: Clear Channel Takes the Airwaves to iPhone
Editor's Note: This app has been updated significantly and now rates 8/10. Read the new iheart radio app review.
Clear Channel Communications owns more than 1200 radio stations. They stream more than 750 stations online.
FlyCast - Surf the Web While You Listen to Your Tunes
The developers of FlyCast held nothing back when they released their music broadcasting app. Since its release to the App Store, FlyCast has generated quite a few comments, and it seems most everybody liked the app.
Interview with Gregg Geil from TourDataBase, developers of iFestival
AppCraver recently had the chance to chat with Gregg Geil from TourDataBase.com, the developers of iFestival. He answered 10 questions about developing apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
LastFM App Rocks for Station Surfing from Your iPhone
Most people are familiar with Pandora, the music discovery service based on the Music Genome Project. Fewer people (including myself) have followed the evolution of CBS-owned LastFM.
Originally known for their iTunes plugin called "AudioScrobbler", the idea of LastFM is to suggest music based on what other people listen to.
AOL Radio is Free, but Limited
If there was no competition, I would be tempted to recommend AOL Radio, the free internet Radio compilation app from America On Line. The app has one huge thing going for it — the price (Free).
Tuner Internet Radio Claims 4000+ Streaming Stations on the iPhone
I've never quite seen the point of Internet Radio on the desktop. But with the advent of "Tuner Internet Radio", and other radio apps on the iPhone, the concept makes sense. Now you can plug your iPhone into your home stereo or your car and you have 4000+ radio stations at your fingertips.
Pandora close to shutting down? Say it ain't so...
According to the Washington Post, one of Appcraver's absolute favorite applications, Pandora, is on the verge of shutting down.
"We're approaching a pull-the-plug kind of decision," said Tim Westergren, who founded Pandora.