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How to configure the radio to your computer

The Internet has not only brought the world on our finger tips, but also has given certain outstanding gifts. The gifts of Internet are innumerable. One can book on line train tickets without finding themselves queued up. One can buy things online without going to a market or mall. One can find solution to every question on Internet. From a simple sum to ancient history everything is found flocked on the Internet. The world of internet has turned all the Radio stations local. One can listen to American radio station sitting in any part of the world.

You can cross the miles distance of radio station with the help of sound internet and proper computer.

Before you delve in to bringing an international radio station, keep in mind to gather some important entities required. You need sound performing computer. For a flawless internet connection, you need an internet modem with an ISP (Internet Service Provider). You need working computer speakers. In terms of software you need Windows Media Player, Liquid Audio and Real player.

Instructions that will help to establish an international or local Radio station on your computer with the help of the above entities.


Step one

Ensure that the computer you are using uploaded with the sound devices. It must a sound card to allow its sound capabilities. The internet modem which can support high speed internet. Keep in mind that your computer has at least 32 MB RAM and better speakers.

Step two

Download and install the Real Player application for free from the website like or Real player’s official website. You must headlong with the step only if you do not have the same installed on your system.

Step three

Once you download the application of Real Player, double-click on the setup file to start its installation. Follow the instructions as followed to complete the installation process.

Step four

You can also download certain other soft wares like Windows Media player, itunes application or LiquidAudio, if you long to listen to those radio stations that aren’t supported by the Real Player. But, before installing the above soft wares keep in mind that your computer meets the requirements of the soft wares.

Step five

Once you have the above soft wares installed on your system, connect to Internet. You connect to internet in order to visit the radio broadcasting web site and once you click on the radio tab of the software you will be re-directed to the radio broad casting web site.

Step six

Once you click on link of radio station to be broadcasted, you will be automatically launched to Real Audio software or any other such software.

Step seven

Once you click on the desired link the radio station begins to broadcast and you listen to your desired radio station by a mere mouse click. You can also adjust the volume of the Real Player using the volume seeker on the Real Player window. You can also control the volume using your system’s volume control in order to adjust the volume of the speakers.

Radio to Come up with a Beta Application that Runs on Android Enabled Mobiles

Music lovers would actually love to find their amazing music station on the mobile devices. There has been news around the corner that the famous music station Rdio is planning to come up with an application that would be running on the Android Operating System.

The music station or service, Rdio in US has brought up its official Android application but the company has cautioned that it is very much similar to a beta. The company has come up with a beta version of the Android application that links to the company’s service of providing streaming music. This service enables you to select content from the internet and choose from a broad list of music albums and audio tracks of different artists.

It is indeed an innovative plan for the company because earlier there were very few companies providing such services. Having an application with which one can be able to listen to their favourite music station is definitely a pleasure. The beginning of this by the initiators of kazaa and skype are focusing to bring a social network to this utility. The features of this service is that you can have a list of your friends and get to know which track they are listening to, then adding them in your own playlist. You can also share links of your favorite songs with your buddies using twitter, facebook or e-mails. Thus the synchronization with the social networking websites is an added benefit. It can help you out in getting the best experience as you listen to your favorite tracks and also share your experiences with the friends and buddies on the networking sites. You get sync the songs with your mobile phones and do a lot more. The features seem exciting and indeed something you should watch out for.

This portal also enables you to synchronize albums and tracks in your mobile folder which you can listen even when you are not online. A scanning tool is also available that works to stimulate iTunes or the Windows Media Player in the phone. The songs available are around 5 million in number from leading albums and individual sources.

This application is presently restricted to invite-beta with only a thousand spots accessible for now. iPhone applications such as mobile and web access are also present that will cost you 10 dollars per month, whereas only web access will cost you 5 dollars per month.  By paying this nominal amount you can listen to your favorite tracks and enjoy radio listening in an entirely new enhanced way. The raise in technological standards and manifestation of innovation in every arena has enabled the providers to give amazing services to their clients. The competition further gives great benefits to the users. Since there are other players also in this arena it is highly probable that the new applications would be enhanced and better. The beta version of the Android OS music station application would be out soon and then you can expect the better and more reliable versions coming out later.

What are the bumps at the end of computer cables?

Every computer user must have gone seen the bumps on the ends of their computer cables. Blue color or white color bumps at the end of the computer cable, the end at which they are connected to the computer. You must have asked yourself why are these bumps for and why can’t the wires be straight and simple. Here are the answers to all your questions regarding the bumps at the end of the cables:

  • The Bumps at the end of the cables of computer peripherals are known as Ferrite Chokes or even Ferrite Beads. They are made up of non-resistant electronic member composed of ferromagnetic compounds that contain iron and trace amounts of nickel, zinc, or manganese oxides.  They have a property which allows them to install high resistance to high frequency signals and low resistance to lower frequency signals. Thus only reducing the noise in the system.
  • The reduction of noise is done by absorbing the electronic signal and then releasing it in the form of a small amount of energy.  They are inductors with high reactance in certain frequencies of the electromagnetic spectrum. They are mainly utilized and provided in the end to reduce the EMI (electromagnetic interference) and RFI (radio-frequency interference). They are characteristics of impedance which can be used to as filters and safeguards to muffle unwanted interference in electronic circuits. Random noises are often created due to electromagnetic and radio waves residing in the current wires and even signal wires.
  • These high frequency signals called noises can cause other nearby circuits to fail to operate correctly. Thus above the surrounding the noise, the noise created by these signals, you cannot hear the person at the other end of and internet call. This is when these chokes or beads come into play. Through electromagnetic coupling the chokes induce a circuit that has extremely sharp pulses can induce extra signals over and above the main signal in a nearby circuit. This becomes a source of noise, and makes it almost impossible for the receiving circuit to interpret the main signal.
  • A computer receives electric signals within the range of 300 MHz to 1000 MHz. This range is high enough to create electromagnetic signals and radio waves too. These waves are created from the number of different wires connected to the computer, which start acting like an antenna. After that they emit radio waves, which interfere with the working of close by other electronic devices such as Television, Radio and Kitchen Electronic Appliances. Even Mobile Phones on some cases. The disturbance is cause in the Television, Radios and Mobiles in the form of noise, which is sometimes unbearable. The chokes prevent the radio frequencies from leaving the medium of their travel.

These chokes act as the first line of defense against the radio and electromagnetic waves. And have become an essential part in our lives, but are hidden at the back.

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