Tag Archives: HD Radio

HD Radio Shoots Itself In The Foot Again

Posted by on March 30, 2011

Remember when HD Radio was supposed to be terrestrial radio’s savior? The digital signal boasted surround  sound, it was a lot clearer than a normal broadcast signal, there were additional substations on HD2 and HD3 bands, and best of all, it’s free once you buy an HD-compatible radio. But with all the choices available to […]

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FM Radio Coming To iPhone/iPod Touch?

Posted by on October 15, 2009

It’s almost a ‘too little too late’ scenario, but according to Apple rumor site 9to5Mac, Apple is looking to integrate FM radio into the current iPhone and iPod touch models. The recently unveiled Nano already has an FM radio in it. And apparently, there’s already an FM transceiver in iPhones and iPod touches, but the only […]

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HD Radio Finally Portable – Does Anyone Care?

Posted by on July 15, 2009

Hey guys, remember the future of radio? When it was announced, HD Radio sounded like a dream come true: 5.1 surround sound, the ability for radio stations to have side channels of niche programming, and a display of the song and artist is currently playing. Problem is, it was announced years ago, and while it’s been […]

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New Zune To Embrace HD Radio

Posted by on May 27, 2009

Pity poor HD Radio. Despite a huge marketing push from the National Association of Broadcasters, the format, a supposed satellite radio-killer, has had yet to catch on in the mainstream. The format, which gives terrestrial radio channels digital 5.1 surround sound and a readout of songs played (as well as “side channels” with alternate programming), has existed […]

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