Slacker Radio Redesigns Its Look to Entice the Pandora-Weary

Pandora is the leader in streaming music mostly because it got there first. But use it for a while, and you realize the service's catalog—not to mention its features—are limited. On paper, Slacker Radio is superior, and today, the five-year-old service is launching an overhaul aimed at proving it's superior. » 2/13/13 9:00am 2/13/13 9:00am

Maybe The Internet Only Wants One of Everything

In the early days of the web, the technology space was flush with not only money, but a specific type of optimism: that this new medium would allow anybody to make whatever they wanted, and have the world see it (assuming it was any good). This was before Facebook, of course. If you wanted to put something out there,… » 9/24/12 1:20pm 9/24/12 1:20pm

Lightning Review: Slacker G2 Portable Radio

The Gadget » 9/16/08 12:25am 9/16/08 12:25am: , a slimmer, updated version of the original Slacker portable . : $200 for 25-station 4GB, and $250 for the 40-station 8GB unit. The free service is ad-supported and allows six skips per hour, while the premium service costs about $10/month and is ad-free, offers unlimited skips and the ability to save…

Slacker Internet Radio Comes to BlackBerry for Lazy-Ass Music Lovers

Slacker, the Pandora-esque internet radio service » 9/11/08 12:30pm 9/11/08 12:30pm, will release a free app for BlackBerry phones next month. It's remarkably similar to —users choose pre-programmed stations or build their own, and songs are downloaded directly to the phone's memory card, so they don't require Wi-Fi or a cell connection to play.…

CNet Gives Logitech Squeezebox Duet the Ol' Editor's Choice Stamp

Logitech has been dying to get into wireless whole-house audio like Sonos and not a whole lot of others. Now that CNet has favorably reviewed the $400 Squeezebox Duet we told you about at CES, it may well have a shot. In living video, our buddy John Falcone explains the Wi-Fi-powered system, and notes that, aside from… » 3/04/08 7:30pm 3/04/08 7:30pm