Norway To Shut Off FM Radio By 2017
Norway are to become the first country to shut down FM radio. The technology is apparently just too outdated for Norway to stand anymore, and therefore by 2017 the country will be fully FM free, instead using Digital Audio broadcast, or DAB radio as their default broadcasting method. The Norwegian Ministry Of Culture decided that […]
Phones Have Unused FM Radio Chips
It may seem odd but older FM radio stations still remain one of the biggest ways listeners get their hands on music. Bands and artists still rely on radio as a big outlet for their music – digital and downloads might be huge these days, but they haven’t yet squashed the older format. FM radios […]
BBC Cuts Funding to Radio 4 Long Wave – End in Sight
The BBC has announced that it will be ceasing funding for its Radio 4 Long Wave station, which is the historic home of Yesterday in Parliament and Test Match Special. Radio 4 Long Wave has been broadcasting for 44 years on the 198 kilohertz frequency, using a special type of glass valve. These glass valves […]
Sony Walkman reboot sighted – Touchscreen NWZ-A865 leaked!
Music to the ears of many today, as the much-anticipated Walkman reboot has been leaked ahead of time by an online retailer who has also revealed tech spec and price for Sony’s new iPod contender. Blundering Play.com now lists the Sony NWZ-A860 Walkman MP3 player for a July 31st release and they are now taking […]