NPR

Public radio app with functionality to match
Whispering in your Android's earpiece

Public radio app with functionality to match

Ara Wagoner 52

Nap-inducing informational radio at the tap of a button, but is it enough to keep you engaged? NPR, the gold standard of public radio, has a new web service called NPR One, which launched with a web service and apps for iOS and Android. The service ties in with your local NPR station to help keep you connected with local and national stories. However, in a crowded market with internet...

Ford announces voice-controlled NPR Android app using SYNC AppLink technology

Ford announces voice-controlled NPR Android app using SYNC AppLink technology

Jerry Hildenbrand 6

Ford's SYNC system is pretty cool, and it just got a bit cooler with on-demand playlists and programming from NPR, all controlled via voice using SYNC AppLink.  NPR is the first major player to embrace the Internet-Enabled Car market, releasing a dedicated NPR News app.  The NPR News app lets users create playlists of stories and programs for later listening, and lets you pick a topic...