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The Radio

The Radio
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Previous Reviews:

Beautiful - ★★★★★
This is the best app I have ever used. It looks beautiful, works seamlessly, sounds great…it's a work of art, really. Bravo!

Excellent - ★★★★★
The only radio app you'll need.

A great radio! - ★★★★★
I don't give out 5 stars usually, but this App deserves it. It's simple, does what it says, and the sound quality is very impressive :) Thumbs up!

Five start app - ★★★★★
First free radio app to have Chill radio on it works perfectly

Radio excellence - ★★★★★
A must have. Works fine on wifi and 3G, can you add Talk Sport please.

Great! - ★★★★★
At last! Thank you! Why Apple didn't include this as standard I don't know!


Important: if The Radio crashes after you update, please delete and reinstall. If leaving a review related to a crash, please indicate which device and version of iOS you are using to help us resolve the problem.

The Radio does one thing, and does it well... live streaming of over 300 of the UK's most popular radio stations, including Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4, Heart, Magic, Planet Rock, Classic FM, Jazz FM, Talk Sport, Absolute Radio and many more.

Recently added features:

- Universal app with optimised iPad support
- Automatically selects best streams available for 3G or WiFi
- Much faster loading of the most popular stations
- Change background (choose from 25 beautiful HD images)
- AirPlay support (please ensure you have updated your device to the latest iOS version)

Note: to view complete list of stations, to change background image or to change any other settings, click the "i" icon.

The Radio really is the best iOS app for the stations you actually want. Please leave a review if you wish to request a new station.


- A beautiful, intuitive and minimalist user interface
- Rock solid streaming over both WiFi and 3G with automatic stream selection
- High quality 128kbps stereo where available
- Background streaming on supported devices
- Sleep feature
- Alarm Clock: wake up to your favourite radio station (e.g. Today Programme)
- Favourites: keep The Radio experience as minimalist and streamlined as possible

When using alarm clock feature, it is advisable to leave your device on charge.

Please check your data allowances if using The Radio over 3G.

What's New in Version 1.8

- Universal app, iPad support
- Automatically optimises data usage for WiFi/3G
- Much faster loading of the most popular stations
- iOS 5 support

Important: before updating, please ensure your device has the latest version of iOS by connecting it to your computer and going into iTunes.


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