The most prominent feature of any iPod devices would be its ability to let its users bring their play lists with them anywhere. They can listen to their favorite songs whether they are chilling out at home or working hard in their offices. But some of the newest iPod models today even have iPod radio which makes the devices even more appealing overall!
Now, there are plenty of ways one can do in order to get an iPod Touch radio app into their devices. Whether you are using an iPod Touch, Nano or any other newer generation models, you can now listen to your favorite radio shows whenever you already get your play list saturated.
Here are the easiest ways you can get an iPod Touch FM Radio
- Buy the 5th Generation of iPod Nano
If you do not want to splurge too much money on buying an iPod device, then you should seriously consider buying the 5th generation of the iPod Nano. Though the design is very different from the latest iPod Nanos on sale today, this one features a built-in FM tuner which you can automatically enjoy.
Aside from having the app itself, using the app enables you to record your favorite radio shows or pause and play them again whenever you want to. You can also “tag” the songs that you hear from your radio stations so you can search and buy them later in iTunes. Throw in that nice video capability and you will surely be enjoying the 5th generation iPod Nano.
- iPod Radio Remote
This iPod Radio remote is a separate device that is plugged into any iPod device so you can tune into your favorite radio stations in the process. Once you connect it to your iPod’s dock, it would then install a separate app that will allow you to browse the local FM stations available in your area.
Apple, here, offers two different two tuning styles for their users. You can browse station either through a digital or a “dial”-type browser reminiscent of the classic radio appliances. The iPod Radio remote plug-in can also transform your iPod device into an instant remote which you can use to control other appliances in your house.
- iFM by Griffin
The iFM iPod FM transmitter manufactured by Griffin Technologies functions similar to Apple’s iPod Radio remote. It connects to your iPod device through the Dock connector and is powered by the device itself.
The one advantage that the iFM may have over the iPod radio remote would be its capability to recognize radio stations not only from the US but also from the European and Japanese radio bands. This plug-in is also compatible with a wide range of iPod devices including the iPod Mini and the iPod Photo.
These devices offer users a chance to turn their iPod devices into a mini stereo less the heavy devices. Installing or getting an iPod Radio plug-in enables iPod users to enjoy their devices beyond their usual iTunes play lists.