Ever wished you had a few thousand or so extra radio station to browse through? No, me neither, but if you did get the urge, then VTech may well have a solution for you. The new VTech IS9181 Wi-Fi Internet Radio is capable of streaming 11,000 Internet radio stations.
A bit of spec on the VTech IS9181 for you spec addicts:
The $199 Wi-Fi 802.11b/g network player presents you with 11,000 Internet radio stations from around the world, or you can stick closer to home and tap into your own digitally stored collection on a PC or Mac to stream favorites or find hidden gems. The player features a pair of 3-watt speakers and 10-watt subwoofer in its compact casing, along with an aux in jack and RCA output. It’s compatible with Windows XP and Vista, or Mac OS X 10.4 and 10.5, and it’ll playback MP3, WMA, AAC and Real Audio files from your hard drives.
Web radio stations can be accessed from VTech’s online site or the IS9181, and you can hook it into your stereo or powered speakers for greater audio coverage. Plus you can command it and browse the full-color display via the remote control. You could also add a player to your bedroom as it works as a digital alarm clock too, which can be set to an Internet radio or FM radio station (or buzzer), plus you can get your local weather and a five-day weather forecast to boot!