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iPhone users gain hundreds of indie radio channels

Indie-focused online music radio broadcaster, BreakThru Radio is using technology from TVersity to offer on-demand radio shows to iPhone users.

The news means the broadcaster’s diverse range of channels – covering the gamut, from reggae to rock and (as far as we here can tell from a morning’s flicking between channels) really quite listenable.

Access is easy, iPhone users simply need to navigate to https://209.17.190.165/ in Safari on their device. One there they will be presented with a series of drop-down menus which allow them to choose the on-demand show they want to hear. Continue reading

Slacker radio comes to BlackBerry

Slacker’s interactive radio service will be made available using Research In Motion’s (RIM) BlackBerry devices, as the latter firm works to make its devices more interesting to the consumer users as it faces competition from the Apple iPhone.

The move to add Slacker to the mix means that, come October, BlackBerry users in the US will be able to listen to artist channels, high quality stations and customised channels which can be created online or on the device.

The service will be available for use at no charge, though listeners must be prepared for adverts to pop up between songs from time-to-time, and, as the Listening Post explains, you can’t skip more than five songs every hour.
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