Have you ever dreamed of listening to music, trending news, current events and sports news from over 100,000 real radio stations located all around the globe and be able to record them? Well, you do not have to dream any longer because it has all been made a reality thanks to TuneIn Radio Pro.
This radio app comes with a completely revamped interface, which makes it easier and even more enjoyable to listen to streaming radio while on the move. In addition, there is a non-pro version of this app which can be downloaded for free from Google’s Playstore or Apple’s App store. The pro app offers a wide array of functions compared to the free version for only $9.99. In this review, we will cover all of the apps features, advantages and limitations and if this is really the radio app for you.
DVR-like Functionality: The DVR-like functionality enables you to listen to your favorite tracks playing back to back. In addition, you can rewind, pause and even record the radio content for later playback. You might be limited by the storage space on your device, but on average, 4 minutes of radio content recording takes up less than 2.5 Megabytes of storage space.
Many Radio Stations: The TuneIn Radio App allows you to listen to more than 100,000 AM/FM and internet radio stations. Furthermore, it gives you the power to enjoy more than two million on-demand programs from around the world.
Easy to Use: From the Browse page, you can effortlessly scroll through your local radio stations, sports stations for instance ESPN, recommended radio stations, podcasts and much more. Furthermore, if you do not want to waste your time scrolling through the thousands of stations every time you power your app on, you can simply start adding your most preferred stations to your favorites list as you go. While listening to any amazing station, just tap the favorite button located at the top of the screen to either add the current song or the station to your list of favorites.
Wide Musical Selection: Tap the music button to discover and enjoy an exclusive list of music categories for instance Hip-Hop, Reggae, Classical, and Old School. No matter your preferences, this app will blow your mind away by the unlimited number of different stations available.
User Friendly Interface: The Now Playing screen displays the album artist as well as the station and the track information. From the same screen, you can also swipe to favorites, related stations, recent stations and a Twitter widget that allows you to join the online community echoing the TuneIn Radio Pro in their mentions. There is also a share button at the top and on some occasions a link to buy the playing song on Amazon MP3.
No Banner Advertisements: The TuneIn Radio pro does not come with banner advertisements like the free TuneIn Radio app. Nevertheless, the section of radio stations is the same whether you are using the free TuneIn Radio App or the TuneIn Radio Pro.
Other Outstanding Features: The TuneIn Pro also comes with some other neat features for instance an alarm and a sleep timer which allows you to set to any station. Furthermore, it comes with a car mode feature that gives you giant buttons for easy tuning while driving.
Slight Performance Glitches: The only limitation of the TuneIn Pro app is delay in the display of the station and the track information.
With more than 100,000 radio stations, DVR-like features and many other state-of-the-art functionalities, TuneIn Radio pro is worth every penny. The small ads may be a nuisance for free users, but you can bump up to the pro version for only 9.99$ if it’s really an issue. All in all, TuneIn Radio is one of the most complete and reliable radio apps out there and is definitely worth checking out.