Arik Hesseldahl from Forbes nails the real value behind RadioTime-the guide. Content, no matter what kind (am/fm radio, streaming radio, or podcasts) is useless if no one can find it:
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I’m becoming a bit of a connoisseur of computer programs that allow you to record radio programming onto your computer. One of the newest and most useful is from RadioTime, whose subscription service, also called RadioTime, helps listeners track, find, discover and record programs.
If you’ve used programs such as Radio Hijack or Radio Lover on Mac computers, or perhaps tried AudioFeast on the PC, you’ve come to understand the basic drill: record streaming audio from the Internet on a schedule similar to what TiVo (nasdaq: TIVO – news – people ) does with your TV. Move the file of the recording to your favorite audio program, sync it with your favorite portable player, and you can hear the program at the time and place of your choosing.
RadioTime does all that, but it adds one important component that most of the others are missing: a detailed schedule and the ability to work with an over-the-air radio tuner if you have one.The result is an intriguing mix for radio junkies.
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