Tag Archives: radio

Three Penny Radio

If you love WHYY as much as I do and you’re down for a little DIY action, scrape three pennies from your sofa and try building this tiny radio. Full instructions are available and the electronics involved can be had at your local Radio Shack. There’s even instructions on how to make your own batteries out of vinegar and aluminum ...

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Sirius XM Buries Punk Rock

Whether you’re a Sirius XM radio subscriber or not, maybe you’ve heard it’s dropped the punk channels. Subscribers are outraged at the fact that XM Fungus and Sirius Punk were dropped, replaced by an AC/DC channel. That’s AC/DC, all day, everyday. AC/DC? They only have, like, 17 albums. Why wouldn’t Sirius XM replace every punk band in existence with a ...

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Find Your Inner Terry Gross: The NPR Map

You awake from your bed. It’s a Monday morning. You throw on the coffee pot, blink a few times and open up Gearfuse. Great. An NPR Map. It may not be exciting like a bunch of light up dildos, but it’ll keep you entertained for sure. With this NPR Map, you’ll be able to find out what your local NPR ...

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Anti-Theft Device For Bike Leads Owner Into Sticky Situation

Some bikes, like that sideways mindfuck one, are worth getting stolen while others, like the ATB, are not. After all, you spent your hard earned cash to get a bike that’s older than the company producing it, so why should you have to suffer when some dead beat walks off with it? Have no fear, Immobitag is here. This plastic ...

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Meet Sirius XM Radio Incorporated

With all that FCC brouhaha out of the way, XM and Sirius were able to move forward with their plans for a merger. Announced today, the new name of the combined companies will be Sirius XM Radio Inc. Boring as hell, right? No matter. There’s some major firepower behind this new company. It’ll be “the second largest radio company based ...

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Rock Out With Your Cock Out

There’s no better place to sing than in the shower. The problem lies in bringing your stereo into the bathtub without shocking the life out of you. Electronics and water usually don’t mix, unless it’s some sort of fish robot. That’s why a shampoo shaped FM Radio is a clutch utility to have when in the shower. OK, so it’s ...

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So Two Receivers and A Consumer Walk Into A Bar…

Radio stinks. It’s boring and pretentious and they never play enough 1970s progressive rock bands. In a desperate attempt to get more listeners in on radio, Coby Electronics’ HD Radio launched with promises of higher audio quality for no additional fee. The two new HD Radio receivers in town include the portable HDR-700 Radio System and the HDR-650 (pictured above) ...

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Local Sounds: WHYY 91 FM

Each day, as I read the news and write pieces on technology, art or even just my blog, I’m almost always listening to National Public Radio. More specifically, I listen to my hometown NPR station, WHYY 91 FM from Philadelphia, PA. WHYY offers a unique listening experience that’s really unmatched on both traditional and Internet radio. With shows like Car ...

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Zune Owners Get A Peripheral

So, I hear you and your two friends with Zunes got together for a bit of a jamboree the other night. That sounds real fun. Did you drink too many bottles of Bartles & Jaymes and get a headache? Poor you. Don’t sleep in tomorrow though, or you might miss out on the McDonald’s breakfast trip going down at 8:30AM. ...

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A REALLY Heavy Duty iPod Dock, AM/FM Radio, Power Station Hybrid

Construction workers like music too! Especially the sweet sound of a buxom booty making its way past the construction site. Oh, yeah! But enough of that. The point is, that just because you wear a blue collar, doesn’t mean you don’t rock out to a little ABBA every now and again. The ultra-rugged AM/FM Construction Radio is protected with hard ...

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