December 3, 2015 in Entertainment (E)
[prMac.com] West Bloomfield, Michigan - Thumb Wizards today is proud to announce the release of Radiant Radio 1.1, an important update to their streaming radio app for the fourth-generation Apple TV. Radiant Radio allows anyone to search, discover, and stream the Internet feeds of over 30,000 radio stations from around the globe, via their Apple TV. The app includes the ability to search for stations by genre, country of origin, and more. Listeners can mark favorite stations for later access, and listen to a station while browsing other apps on the Apple TV.
Radiant Radio offers owners of the new fourth-generation Apple TV the ability to search for their favorite types of entertainment and information from over 30,000 worldwide radio stations. Users can simply browse through the the stations sampling stations at will, or search for stations according to their tastes in music, sports, news or other information sources.
"As soon as the Apple TV was introduced, we knew it would revolutionize the way people approached entertainment in their homes," says Thumb Wizards founder Mark Perkins. "Knowing that owners of the new device would want to listen to all types of streaming entertainment content, we decided to develop a convenient way for users to listen to their favorite Internet radio stations, as well as discover new ones. That's when Radiant Radio was born."
Discovery is only part of the Radiant Radio experience. Once a favorite radio station is found, it can be marked as a favorite, allowing easy access at any time. Listeners can also select a station, and then continue to listen to it in the background while browsing and exploring the other apps on their favorite streaming entertainment device. The app's attractive interface offers album art, and information about the content itself, as well as the radio station it is playing on. On the view screen, users can conveniently pause the content, mark it as a favorite, or quickly set a sleep timer.
* Search, discover and stream over 30,000 Internet radio stations from around the world
* Mark favorite stations for easy access
* Automatically stream the last station listened to whenever the app is loaded
* Stream stations in the background, while browsing other apps on the Apple TV
* A handy sleep timer allows users to play a station for 15, 30, 45, or 60 minutes
"My favorite feature of Radiant Radio is the sleep timer," shared Thumb Wizards developer Richard Sbresny. "I love to relax at bedtime while listening to music, and I definitely knew the sleep timer feature was a feature we wanted to include in our first update of the app."
Version 1.1 Offers:
* Curated categories
* Radiant Radio hand selected stations
* Search by: Genre, Country, Language, Popularity, and News
* Sleep timer
* A redesigned station view that includes more information about the current station
* Improved look and feel
Apple's new streaming entertainment device offers a number of ways for users to enjoy entertainment in their homes. Radiant Radio is one of the first apps available for the new Apple TV that offers a truly convenient way for listeners to discover and enjoy radio stations from around the globe, while never leaving the comfort of their own couch.
* Fourth-Generation Apple TV
* 21.6 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Radiant Radio 1.1 is only $4.99 USD (or an equivalent amount in other currencies), and is available worldwide exclusively through the tvOS App Store on the fourth-generation Apple TV in the Entertainment category. Review copies are available upon request.
Thumb Wizards, founded by Mark Perkins, is a mobile app and game development company based in Michigan. The company was founded by the duo in an effort to fulfill their desire to create unusual and entertaining apps for iOS devices and the Apple TV. Copyright (C) 2015 Thumb Wizards. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.