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Hidden Radio Bluetooth Speaker (Almost) Finally Revealed

Hidden Radio Bluetooth Speaker (Almost) Finally Revealed

The Hidden Radio speaker is like one giant volume knob.

Hidden Radio, a Bluetooth speaker and radio so minimalist it makes a sheet of blank paper look like something from a Jules Verne story, has finally emerged from a lengthy Kickstarter pupation to go on sale in a web store near you.

It’s stylish, it’s loud and it lasts longer than most other Bluetooth speakers around. What’s not to like?

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CloudPlay Puts Music From iTunes, YouTube, SoundCloud & More In Your Mac’s Menu Bar

CloudPlay Puts Music From iTunes, YouTube, SoundCloud & More In Your Mac’s Menu Bar

All the music you can listen to just a click away.

I listen to music from a number of places while I’m working. Most of the time it comes from Spotify, but I’ll also call on albums or songs I’ve purchased from iTunes, or check out songs Spotify doesn’t have on YouTube. It’s kind of a pain switching between the three, but there’s never been a better solution.

Until now. Meet CloudPlay, a fantastic little app that sits in your Mac’s menu bar and pulls music from all kinds of sources, including iTunes, YouTube, SoundCloud, and Internet radio stations.

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Stitcher Radio Introduces Smart Station For Android And iOS

Stitcher Radio Introduces Smart Station For Android And iOS

On-demand news radio service, Stitcher Radio, dropped a nice update in the laps of Android and iOS users today. Starting today, Stitcher Radio will follow in the footsteps of services such as Pandora or iTunes Genius, by providing personalized recommendations based on your listening activity. This new feature has been dubbed “Smart Station” and claims to be a first for talk radio.

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Steve Wozniak’s Favorite Gadget Isn’t His iPhone, But His Transistor Radio

Steve Wozniak’s Favorite Gadget Isn’t His iPhone, But His Transistor Radio

Woz compares every gadget he owns to his transistor radio.

My favorite gadget is most certainly my iPhone… or my iPad. I have a tough time choosing between the two, but it’s definitely one of those devices. And I’m sure many of you feel the same way about your smartphone or tablet, after all, we use things every single day for all kinds of tasks.

But for Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple, it isn’t either of these things. His favorite gadget is his aging transistor radio, which was given to him by his parents when he was eight years old.

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Tivoli PAL And Model One Radios Finally Arrive In 2012

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The PAL Bluetooth speaker is also a radio. A Radio! In 2012!

Tivoli, maker of fine old-fashioned radios with new-fashioned guts, has finally got with the game and added Bluetooth to its classic Model One and PAL lines. So now, in addition to beautiful, warm-sounding (mono) radio and music piped in over the wire, you can also hijack grandma’s favorite program wirelessly.

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Open Your Ears For Radioline, A Cute Radio App [Review]

Open Your Ears For Radioline, A Cute Radio App [Review]

Clean. Simple. Radio. Mmmm.

Your iPhone is many things. My iPhone is many things. For each of us, the most important functions will differ. Some people might think it’s most useful as a mobile messenger client, others as a GPS device. For me, one of the most useful functions of my iPhone is that it can also be a radio.

Radioline is an internet radio player app for both iOS and OS X, with a focus on speed and simplicity. Let’s take a closer look.

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Koss’s Striva Headphones Stream Internet Radio Direct

Koss’s Striva Headphones Stream Internet Radio Direct

No matter how hard I try, I can't get enthusiastic about these white elephants

You know how many tech companies strive to make our experience of their products easier and more transparent so that — in the case of things like the iPad — the product disappears and lets us enjoy whatever it is that it does?

Koss didn’t get that memo, and has launched Striva, an “initiative” which takes something as simple as a headphone and makes it as complicated as an old-school router.

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Rush Limbaugh Says Obama’s Minions Hacked Siri

Rush Limbaugh Says Obama’s Minions Hacked Siri

Rush Limbaugh’s iPhone 4S has been hacked. Maybe it’s Obama, maybe it’s those pesky Anonymous guys, or even that teenager down the street who just wants the lulz, but one thing for certain is that Rush Limbaugh, one of America’s most polarizing political figures, had some crazy stuff happen to him while using Siri on his drive to work this week, and he thinks the main culprit is Obama’s minions trying to give him the spooks.

I wish we were creative enough to make this up, but it’s a “true” story…. if by true, you mean that Rush Limbaugh actually said something this wacky. On his show earlier this week Rush told his listeners how he was using Siri on his way to work, per usual, when he started getting some crazy replies from Apple’s virtual assistant, including this winner: “Obama’s minions are taking over and there’s nothing you can do about it.”

The entire story is pretty hilarious well worth the read, and we got the full transcript after the break.

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London Apple Stores Begin Stocking International Parts For This Summer’s Olympic Games

London Apple Stores Begin Stocking International Parts For This Summer’s Olympic Games

Apple's stunning Covent Garden store will be one of the many London stores making provisions for international journalists.

Apple retail stores in London have begun stocking international parts ahead of this summer’s Olympic Games as the company prepares for an “onslaught” of international journalists seeking repairs. Many of the journalists covering the event, which kicks off on July 27, are expected to be carrying Apple notebooks, so international keyboards are expected to be high in demand.

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Listen To Live Radio On Your iOS Device With TuneIn Radio [iOS Tip]

Listen To Live Radio On Your iOS Device With TuneIn Radio [iOS Tip]

One of the best things about Apple’s iPod nano is its radio app that allows you to listen to live radio anytime, anywhere. Unfortunately, we don’t get that feature with the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad… unless we use third-party apps.

TuneIn Radio allows you to listen live to over 50,000 stations around the world, pause and rewind your favorite shows, share stations and songs on social networks, and a whole lot more. Here’s how to get started.

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