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3rd Party Music Services

Explanation:

Your Squeezecenter, Squeezebox, Duet, Controller, and Transporter can all use various 3rd party Music Services in various ways. This Article is an attempt to explain how and where they are used, and associated costs if any.

Known Services:

Here is a list of known built-in services as of 4/20/09:

Classical.com

Deezer

Last.fm Audioscrobbler

Last.fm Radio

Live music archive

Live365

Mediafly

MP3Tunes music locker

MusicIP

Napster

Pandora

RadioIO

RadioTime

Rhapsody

Shoutcast

Sirius

Slacker


Services provided by third-party plugins

Alien BBC

BBC iPlayer

Last.fm

Magnatune

Public Radio Fan

RadioFeeds UK & Ireland

SeeqPod


Now, we will list costs.

Totally free. NO MEMBERSHIP Req:

Live Music Archive

DI.fm (Digitally Imported) 52 stations

BBC (not all streams supported outside of UK)

ShoutCast 27,000 streams

Completely free, but require a free membership:

RadioTime

Last.fm

Mediafly

(Streaming Services with MULTIPLE stream stations, preloaded on server menu with RadioTime free account: 1.FM 38 stations 181.FM 56 stations 1Club 70 stations .977 FM 11 stations Got Radio 48 stations Yahoo! Radio / CBS Radio 300 stations ……and others)

Also free, but additional services (beyond the free part) exist for a paid membership:

RadioIO + 61 stations

Sky.FM + 40 stations

SomaFM + 14 stations

Live365

Napster (also a 30 day free trial)

Pandora

Slacker

Classical.com

Rhapsody

Sirius

Additional material planned for this article:

A table showing all the services and what they cost.

A definition of what makes a portal service. ie. is the service what you listen to? or how you get to it? like say the BBC stuff.

An explanation of what services come preloaded, and what don't. How to enable/disable them. Any other restrictions (minimum SC version, country restrictions, etc). Where are they located on each slim thing, be it SC, SN, SBC, SB, Transporter, what have you. Links to third-party plugin providers.

A listing of unique content for any given service.

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Article Source:

http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=62523