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Apple plans online streaming radio service for early 2013

Apple plans online streaming radio service for early 2013

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Apple is said to be in advanced talks with major record labels about introducing a new online radio streaming service. It’s thought a deal could be struck by mid-November, with the service launching early next year.  According to Bloomberg, the service... >>

Doctor Who helps BBC iPlayer top 199 million requests for September

Doctor Who helps BBC iPlayer top 199 million requests for September

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The BBC iPlayer recorded its highest ever number of requests in September, breaking its previous record set during the London 2012 Olympics.  A total of 199 million requests were made throughout the month, while the BBC iPlayer also achieved its highest... >>

Philips Original Radio pictures and hands-on

Philips Original Radio pictures and hands-on

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Philips started with radio back in 1927, but it's most classic radio is the Philetta 254, released in 1955. Not one to ignore the retro trend, Philips has released the Philips Original Radio at IFA 2012, and we've laid our eyes on it, and lent it our... >>

View Quest's Retro Radio gets Wi-Fi, meaning even more choice of stations

View Quest's Retro Radio gets Wi-Fi, meaning even more choice of stations

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It may be retro in name and design, but View Quest's latest radio offering is far from being a relic. The company has now added Wi-Fi capability, meaning users can search for multiple internet radio stations.  As well as Wi-Fi radio, the View Quest Retro... >>

Pure is searching for owners of its first Evoke digital radios

Pure is searching for owners of its first Evoke digital radios

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Pure is ten years old and is celebrating by giving away a patriotic Evoke Mio Union Jack emblazoned radio, complete with commemorative plaque. The prize will be awarded to the owner of the oldest Pure Evoke-1 digital radio. Pure is asking owners to send... >>

i-deko TV sound system hands-on

i-deko TV sound system hands-on

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The i-deko is a slick TV stand that doubles up as a speaker system, DVD player, radio and iPod dock and we managed to track it down at the Grand Designs Live show at Excel in London for a closer look. The product comes in two halves which fit together... >>

BBC launches new HD Sound service

BBC launches new HD Sound service

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High-quality radio is on its way to the BBC courtesy of the newly announced HD Sound service. Launching initially via the BBC Radio 3 website stream, the service will offer "improved encoding and higher bit rates to offer the BBC's highest audio quality... >>

Radio news transmitting to We7

Radio news transmitting to We7

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We7, the browser based music streaming service, has announced a tie-up with the Guardian Media Group (GMG) whereby it will broadcast radio news broadcasts in between songs. The real-time, integrated news bulletins will allow you to keep up with what's... >>

Government aims for 2015 digital radio switchover

Government aims for 2015 digital radio switchover

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Communications minister Ed Vaizey is expected to give a speech that confirms that the new coalition government is going to stick with Labour's plan for a complete digital radio switchover in 2015, although reports suggest the planned date may have to... >>

BBC could shut 6Music, halve web output

BBC could shut 6Music, halve web output

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It's being reported that the BBC's Director General, Mark Thompson, will soon announce a drastic cutback of the corporation's public offerings. It's set to include the closure of DAB stations 6music and Asian Network, a halving of web output, a cap on... >>