Jump to content


Recent Columns

  • James Norton's Photo
    The James Norton Column: MoDaCo reviews and battery tests

    The James Norton column

  • James Norton's Photo
    The James Norton Column: Camera Shoot-out

    The James Norton column

  • James Norton's Photo
    The James Norton Column: The MoDaCo Man

    The James Norton column


Recent Articles

  • MoDaCo Custom ROM for the LG G Watch

    PaulOBrien -

  • icon
    The return of the MoDaCo podcast

    James Norton -

  • icon
    MCR modpack for the Nexus 5, 6 and 9 (r8)

    PaulOBrien -

  • icon
    The MoDaCo last-minute gift guide

    PaulOBrien -

  • icon
    Decrypt and (optionally) add double-tap to wake on your Nexus 6

    PaulOBrien -

  • icon
    Sonim XP7 Extreme hits crowdfunding target + Ask MoDaCo

    PaulOBrien -


Recent Article Comments

  • mlevin's Photo
    MCR modpack for the Nexus 5, 6 and 9 (r8)

    mlevin -

  • PaulOBrien's Photo
    MoDaCo Custom ROM for the LG G Watch

    PaulOBrien -

  • Voxpop2011's Photo
    Motorola Moto G 2nd Gen Review

    Voxpop2011 -

  • nada_2's Photo
    Asus Fonepad Review

    nada_2 -

  • jimborae's Photo
    The return of the MoDaCo podcast

    jimborae -

  • fantastico's Photo
    22 random things you didn't know about MIUI 6 and the Mi4

    fantastico -


Recent Topics

  • PaulOBrien's Photo
    This will definitely come in useful!

    PaulOBrien -

  • monesocr's Photo
    [APP] Dual Selfie v2.0.10 -photo edit

    monesocr -

  • monesocr's Photo
    [Game] Retro Racing v1.3.3

    monesocr -

  • lohtse's Photo
    Wifi and Bluetooth issues(G510)

    lohtse -

  • GOMDroid's Photo
    FTP or SFTP

    GOMDroid -

  • Alvie2000's Photo
    Screen timeout

    Alvie2000 -


Recent Replies

  • GieKa's Photo
    [Recovery] ClockWorkMod 6.0.5.0 for ZTE Open C / Kis 3

    GieKa -

  • Dot177719's Photo
    ALL ABOUT KERNEL SOURCE,KERNEL PARTITION,STORAGE ETC(F1,A310,POLYMER)

    Dot177719 -

  • George Styles's Photo
    This will definitely come in useful!

    George Styles -

  • patrik.KT's Photo
    Huawei Y550 out in uk, 4G LTE, 64bit Snapdragon 410, £49.95 on PAYG upgrade

    patrik.KT -

  • luca020400's Photo
    [ROM][4.4.4][ALL] SlimKat 9.0 UNOFFICIAL [29/12/2014]

    luca020400 -

  • Kate on the Gate's Photo
    hudl2 does not charge

    Kate on the Gate -


Sponsored Links



- - - - -

iPlayer Radio now available for Android


iPlayer Radio, the dedicated BBC radio listening app, is now available for Android... and it's better than you might expect!

Unlike the main iPlayer app which it's fair to say is a poor effort when compared to it's iOS equivalent, the beeb think that 'This app has all the features of the iOS app as well as some improvements that ... I think make it even better.'

Features include...
  • Listen to live radio from all the BBC’s UK radio stations over Wi-Fi and mobile networks
  • Quickly switch between stations with a simple radio tuner dial
  • See what’s on-air across all stations via the Full Programme Guide
  • Listen to on-demand programmes from the past 7 days
  • See the currently playing track on music stations
  • Find out what music and guests featured in on-demand programmes
  • Set an alarm to wake up to your favourite station
  • Set alerts for upcoming programmes
  • Watch video clips including music sessions
  • Find hundreds of BBC Podcasts to listen to
  • Browse programmes by Schedule, Category, Featured and Most Popular
  • Listen in the background or in standby, with quick access to what’s playing via the notifications panel
An impressive list eh? But what's it like to use? Really nice! I handily have the BoomSound equipped HTC One - the perfect device to test it on - and the sound quality is mightily impressive both through the speakers and through headphones. The user interface is innovative, gorgeous yet still very effective and the application really is packed full of useful data.

In amongst the wealth of content, I love the ability to scroll back through the day's schedule to a show i've missed and just hit play. Not only that, other episodes are handily linked and you can even see what tracks are on the playlist!

With the alarm function it might finally be time to throw out that clock radio. :)

If you ever listen to BBC Radio, you should definitely give the application a go. You can grab it at the Play Store.

About the author

PaulOBrien's Photo
Paul O'Brien founded MoDaCo in 2002 as a site focused on Windows Smartphones and has grown it since then by concentrating on providing a friendly community for both experienced and beginner mobile enthusiasts.

  • 0


1 Comments

Photo
Andymac1969
Apr 24 2013 07:29 PM
Woo hoo at last :)
    • 0