Problem is, how do develop a steady stream of electronica to listen to wherever you go? What if your parents are driving a car with the radio tuned in to music you don't like... and want to listen to something from your favorite Internet station? Well more than likely, you'll need some kind of receiver to pick up Wi-Fi connections. I'm not so sure you can pick up a little Wi-Fi adapter for almost any portable media player just so you can have Wi-Fi support on the road. It would probably have to be a device that allows you to access Internet radio if you're within a Wi-Fi hot spot. Please note that I am not referring to cellular phones or phone devices. I'm talking about mostly portable music players. Or another possibility would be making more portable media players with Internet radio and Wi-Fi more available.
As far as I know, the only affordable portable music player with Wi-Fi and Internet Radio capabilities, it's the Zune lineup. But what about if you want something more affordable with equal (or maybe even better) Internet radio and Wi-Fi capabilities?
The primary obstacles would be in making the technology cheaper (in price) and even offering more devices to be able to play any Internet radio link saved on a device. So what do you do here? Do you offer Wi-Fi adapters that can give various MP3 and portable music players the ability to receive and play Internet radio? Do you go along with Wi-Fi receivers and adapters for cars to enjoy Internet media on the go? There are just a number of different factors to determine this thing.
I initially didn't intend to discuss any products devoted to Internet radio. However, I'll post a few items here including a widget to where you can find more products if you're looking for such things. Check out a few of these products for listening to Internet radio:
^ This supposedly is for storing lots of your favorite Internet radio stations around the world. All you need is a USB port and an active Internet connection. That's it! But according to some of the reviews for it, it's not something to look at if you own a Mac.
^ Aluratek provides this alarm radio so you can listen to Internet radio or even wake up to Internet radio. You can go to sleep with your favorite Internet radio
^ While it isn't truly portable, this Logitech radio has LOTS of features to share your love of Internet radio. Computer access is not required. This is something to think about if wanting to give a gift to someone. Believe it or not, it also comes in red.
At least you know that if you want Internet radio with or without a computer, you have your options. You have many more options when you check out my widget. Be sure to click on any item you see in this widget if you see something you like or want to get. Here are more Internet radio devices:
So how can Internet radio be expanded? Will there be cheaper devices made to take advantage of this? Can more Wi-Fi support be made available to make Internet radio better accessible at home or on the road? You're free to comment at will! Thanks for reading, everyone!
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