Time Shift Radio on Your iPod!

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  1. Pamela

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    iGriffin has developed software, iFill, which will allow you to download internet radio streams to your iPod. It will let you record multiple broadcasts at once and will only save the streams to your iPod, not your hard drive. The now playing info (song and artist) will be shown on the screen. More info here.

    The software will be available in July for Mac users and August for Windows. Mac users can download a free trial now.

    I used it today and I love it! Very easy to use. There are no radio stations in L.A. that I listen to, save KCRW. Now I can have radio paradise and WXPN in my car! Another reason to love my iPod! [​IMG]
     
  2. ThomasC

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    Do the radio stations have to be on iFill's list, or can they be any station with a MP3 stream? My main concern is that they won't carry WOXY (used to be a radio station, now only broadcasts over the Internet). Can you see if it's on the list?
     
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    Thomas, is WOXY is one of stations on the iFill list, but apparently you can add stations.

    BTW, it splits the stream into individual mp3 or aac song files. Radiolover is another software that will do basically the same thing as iFill, but I don' think the interface is near as nice;
     
  4. Scott L

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    Thanks for the heads up. Definitely an interesting feature, though I'm sure the Creative guys with FM radio built-in are scoffing at this. [​IMG]

    I have a couple of questions:

    1) How's the quality?

    2) If I hit next will it skip to the next song?
     
  5. Pamela

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    Yep! That's the beauty of it. It splits each song into mp3 or aac files, so each song is a separate file. Built-in FM radio can't do that!

    You are not limited to the stations on the iFill list. Hold option when you click the Add Station button to manually add the station.
     
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    Using it on a university computer lab iMac right now. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. ThomasC

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    I will definitely be getting this when it comes out for Windows.
     

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