Category Archives: Features

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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SXSW

The new South by Southwest channel includes programming from KUT, KGSR, East Village Radio, KCRW, WOXY, and KEXP.  All live from the festival in Austin Wed through Saturday.  Live programming begins at 7 AM central when the channel will show up on powered-by devices and our homepage under “featured music.”

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New API features

The RadioTime APIs keep getting smarter so partners can focus on their value-add. This is a list of updates that will go live tonight in our OPML and OpenMedia SOAP APIs.

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New Tuner

Today you’ll find a new web tuner, the result for months of work from Alexey, JP and Thomas. You’ll see a big pause and volume control, simpler status, simpler “Not working”, and a smarter wizard. Our mission is making it easy to find and enjoy radio for your taste, device, connection, and your location. Your [...]

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Find without Search

Searching without a keyboard is too much work. Now, you can now quickly find any radio without with one hand using a knob, wheel, or a few buttons. Creating a simple browse experience requires little effort for a few hundred channels. But RadioTime carries thousands of stations and programs. Furthermore, unlike a music collection, your [...]

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Updated Site!

You’ll notice a few changes today, please tell us what you like and don’t like. The project was a team effort — special thanks to David, Harvey, Meryl, Alexey, Thomas, and JP.

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