Internet radio station operators are concerned that skyrocketing royalty fees could zap an industry that's still in its infancy.However, technology may be bringing some solutions to the vexing problem of paying artists a royalty fee each time a listener hears a song.It just may … [Read more...] about Mobile Apps: Salvation for Internet Radio?
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The adolescent crowd is especially enamored with two items: music and cell phones. Naturally, therefore, handset manufacturers and carriers have begun to find ways to integrate the two. A few devices that integrate static music selections or FM radio signals into cell phones … [Read more...] about Symphony of Music Phones Soon To Hit Store Shelves
Consumer devices, such as entertainment systems and home security products, are gaining intelligence and becoming more PC-like. As this occurs, users want to connect them to home local area networks and automate processes, such as moving music files from PCs to stereos or turning … [Read more...] about TECHNOLOGY SPECIAL REPORT First Intelligent, Wireless Consumer Devices About To Hit Market
The push for high-definition (HD) radio received a vote of confidence Tuesday when Sony unveiled the latest additions to its line of audio consumer electronics: a tabletop HD radio and an in-car audio adapter."Sony is one of the first leading consumer electronics companies to … [Read more...] about Sony Jumps Onto HD Radio Bandwagon
Microsoft has officially launched its war against the iPod touch, announcing that the new Zune HD is available for pre-order online at various sites.The Zune HD will hit the shelves Sept. 15, Microsoft said.Like the iPod touch, it is available in 16- and 32-GB models. It has … [Read more...] about Can Zune HD’s Radio Kill the MP3 Star?