Author Archives: Bill

Its’s Widget Time

Local widget is live on Embarq.com

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Listen and read Tweets

It’s fun to listen while watching Tweets with the audience. Scott Kleinberg reviews the feature in today’s Chicago Tribune redeye.com. The Twitter feed feature is now live in the RadioTime service APIs.

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TV Widget

Your TV is now or will soon be connected to the internet

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BBC for Everyone

As of today BBC Radio 1 thru BBC Radio 4 are available for most users — living inside or outside of the UK. BBC National stations have long been available outside the UK by using their Real Networks stream — desktop had the download/install/browser plug-in hassles. Unfortunately, few connected devices support Real Networks streams which [...]

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Better search, Preset folders from opml

The latest and greatest radiotime platform include a few handy search improvements: New aliasing support to provide suggestions for search misspellings (on radiotime.com and from OPML). Keyword matching fix supports exact phrases (e.g. “radio 1″) Partial term matching fix for in services (including the “rad” bug on the Sonos iPhone controller). Don’t hide repeater stations [...]

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What song is that?

One of the most common user questions we get is “what song is that”. Now you can find the current song titles on radiotime.com search results and station details pages. Our licensed partners user will find the same in OPML and OpenMedia nowplaying services. The feature is live for popular New York stations now. We’ll [...]

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Accessible radio with SpeakOn

Our friend Isaac Porat at a-technic keeps improving SpeakOn. His Windows software makes finding and listening to radio simple — without looking — just a keyboard and your ears. Using the RadioTime API, this week’s release better integrates access to live programmes, podcasts, and BBC listen again. You can also now find easy access to [...]

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Boxee Radio

Over 800 digital media enthusiast met in NYC for a Boxee meet-up event. Boxee is beautiful software that makes it easy to enjoy digital content on your TV powered by a quiet Mac. The big news from this fanatical open source community was another work-around for Hulu access. But the RadioTime app was announced, demoed, [...]

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9 languages

Congratulations to our partner WunderRadio, their iPhone update released today supports Traditional Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. Besides these languages the RadioTime service (not the site) will also dynamically switch to Dutch or Swedish.

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NASCAR!

Just in time for the spring race at Thunder Valley, RadioTime has launched a NASCAR channel. You’ll find live network coverage of Sprint Cup and Nationwide race events from MRN and PRN, as well as nationally syndicated programs like Fast Talk, Garage Pass, Race Day on Fox, Race Day on ESPN Radio, NASCAR Performance Live [...]

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