Kogan Technologies has launched the Kogan Wi-Fi Digital Radio, complete with an iPod dock with charger function and USB slot for access to MP3 players.

The Kogan Wi-Fi Digital Radio will provide more than 10,000 pre-programmed stations for listeners to tune in to, that can be accessed through searches by country, state or genre.

The model will also allow for connection to podcasts of 9,000 programs, as well as standard AM/FM radio and alarm clock functions.

It is available now on pre-order from the Kogan website, and will ship to customers on July 24. The price of the Kogan Wi-Fi Digital Radio is $199.

Specifications

  • Wi-Fi Digital Radio
  • Internet radio, podcasts, PLL FM/AM radio
  • DAB / DAB+ Radio
  • iPod connectivity with charger function
  • USB slot to play music from USB drives
  • More than 10,000 internet radio stations pre-programmed, with searches by country, state or genre
  • Support Real Audio, MP3, WMA
  • Streaming music directly from your PC
  • Clock and alarm function
  • Music port function (AUX-in connection for iPod or audio speaker)
  • Output power: 7W RMS
  • Dimensions: 250 x 135 x 130 mm

Further reading

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Digital radio review round-up – 12 of Australia’s first – Digital radio begins broadcast in Australia in May… and GadgetGuy has gathered 12 of the first digital radios to go on sale.

Digital radio vs AM and FM radio – Digital radio is touted as being not only new, but demonstrably better than AM and FM radio in terms of audio quality and programming flexibility.

Digital radio FAQ – What is digital radio, and when is it launching? Where can I get it? Is is free? What’s different from AM and FM radio? These questions and more answered.