Mix digital music or video replacing your turntables and CD players.
It doesn't offer live radio streams or non-music options, but iTunes Radio is the best way to listen to programmed radio on iOS.
If you're looking for a streaming-music alternative, Slacker Radio is a good choice. But if you're willing to spend money on a subscription, the app is better than most in its genre.
TuneIn Radio is one of the best streaming-radio apps available for when you want to listen to local or national radio. Most will be able to get by with the free version, but for DVR-like recording capabilities in the Pro version, you'll need to decide just how much you use the app.
With its impressive menu of listening options (particularly for premium subscribers), Slacker Radio is one of the best streaming-music apps on the market.
As a total package, TuneIn Radio Pro is one of the best streaming apps we've seen. With its DVR-like capabilities, it is well worth 99 cents.
The Logitech UE Smart Radio's great sound, built-in battery, and solid list of streaming-audio services make it an attractive compact music system, but you may be better off with a Bluetooth speaker.
Spotify offers a free music tier that delivers a good portion of the service's paid subscription version. And that's exactly the problem.
Bose Wave Radio III
The Livio Radio Bluetooth Internet Radio Car Kit isn't the best hands-free calling option, but it's a great and easy way to bring Internet radio and smartphone audio playback to almost any car.
The Tivoli Audio Radio Silenz noise-canceling headphones have some likeable qualities, but they aren't worth anywhere close to $160.