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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by SquareBare, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. SquareBare

    SquareBare Active Member
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    Bah.

    All the specs I read indicated that there would be FM radio on this device and it was actually one of the reasons I wanted it...

    Ive read some speculation that the radio is in there somehow just disabled... but who knows?

    Meh, I shouldv'e bought a default galaxy S when they were like 300 dollars.
     

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  2. 03machme

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    Yea I was wondering the same thing maybe just need an app that utilizes it but I can't seem to find the fm radio I thought would be on here
     
  3. SamsungVibrant

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    just curious, what do people use radios on their phone for? listening to ryan seacrest?
     
  4. HadouGhost

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    You caught us! :p
     
  5. GalaxyS_Superphone112

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    i dont know about everyone else but i think radio in the morning is pretty funny.
     
  6. 03machme

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    I would use it at work so I could listen to the baseball game while im walking around that way I dont have to pay the 15 for the mlb app
     
  7. SamsungVibrant

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    Actually I wouldn't mind an AM radio, or Am radio app. I listen to talk radio.
     
  8. Oblaat91

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    i've never been bummed that my phone didn't have a radio.. maybe your favorite station is online now?
     
  9. kennychaffin

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    Well there's a "radio" in the Droid X, but in checking it out I'd say it just plain sucks.
     
  10. SamsungVibrant

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    This is like someone buying a new Mercedes Benz mclarren then saying "there's no tape player what!"
     
  11. Sammy Sung

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    There are many radio apps available that can pick up your local stations like iheartradio, radiotime, wunderRadio. And then there are the music apps like last.fm, pandora, slacker.
     
  12. kennychaffin

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    I installed one called TuneIn Radio...seems pretty good.
     
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  13. Big Dog KMc

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  14. robo21

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    [​IMG] Yep, and I wanted a subwoofer! [​IMG]
     
  15. aci78

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    I thought our radio, that was built in factory, would be accesible via 2.2 Froyo. I could swear I remember reading that....
     
  16. Big Dog KMc

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    Found This

    Vibrant will release without FM radio - T-Mobile Community
     
  17. Qverse

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    Come on now hows many people really use a FM radio on there phone ..??
    really who cares ?
     
  18. Oyasumi

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    The people that want it, I would guess. I have no use for it but for those that do I can see why they would want it.
     
  19. over88mph

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    Mine can't play 45's :(
     
  20. Blown 89

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    My gym has the TV stations tuned in to radio stations that I would like to listen to. I had a radio in my Vision:M and used it all the time.
     
  21. kennychaffin

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    and where's the 8-Track player! :mad: :mad: :mad:
     
  22. Oyasumi

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    I modded mine to run a reel-to-reel. 8-Track is substandard for a phone this sweet.
     
  23. kennychaffin

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    :eek: Shoulda known we'd have one like you around. :p
     
  24. azrhei

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    Sure it can.

    USB Turntable
     
  25. Big Dog KMc

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    I tried to put the hand crank and drum onto the side but the dang horn thingy kept falling off in my pocket.
     

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