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Streaming Audio in Your Home

Here are new devices that work with iPods, iPhones and Androids

En español | Streaming Audio: What Is It?

Streaming audio on the Web is the new FM radio. In the past decade, many commercial radio stations and private individuals have taken to the Web as their primary platform for distributing music, news, comedy, talk radio and almost any genre of audio imaginable. As long as you have an Internet connection and a computer or Web-enabled device, you'll most likely be able to tune into literally hundreds of thousands of Internet radio stations, regardless of where you are in the world. A few examples of websites that help you find music and other audio you may like are SHOUTcast.com and Pandora.com.

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The phrase "streaming audio" also refers to music that is on a hard drive and then broadcast via a network to a compatible device. For example, you may have a collection of music on your home computer that you've downloaded from iTunes. With streaming audio, you can listen to your library of music in another room, through a different device and even more than one channel at a time in different rooms. … Back to Article

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