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MPR Radio

by Minnesota Public Radio
Rated: Guidance Suggested
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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Latest Updates

What's new in version 1.0.4
  • • Bug fixes.

Product Details

  • ASIN: B0086XF4BS
  • Release Date: May 28, 2012
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #17,471 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Listen to Minnesota Public Radio over a WiFi or mobile connection
  • Features all MPR streams: The Current, Classical, MPR News, and more
  • Plays in the background for easy listening
  • Compatible with Android 2.3+

Product Description

Listen to Minnesota Public Radio anywhere you go with the MPR Radio player. This application lets you listen to all seven of MPR's streams: The Current, Local Current, Classical MPR, MPR News, Radio Heartland, Wonderground Radio, and the Choral Stream from Classical MPR.

The Current at 89.3 FM in the Twin Cities plays independent emerging artists alongside the legends who inspired them. Classical MPR provides lively classical music and good company to listeners throughout the day. MPR News provides in-depth coverage of regional, national and world issues.

The high-quality streams (128 k) for The Current and Classical MPR play best using a wifi or 3G connection. The MPR News stream (64k) will play with wifi, 3G, or the EDGE network. This application was developed by Minnesota Public Radio and Sevnthsin.

Technical Details

  • Size: 2.7MB
  • Version: 1.0.4
  • Developed By: Minnesota Public Radio
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Read only access to device state
    • Open network sockets
    • Write to external storage
    • Access coarse (e.g., Cell-ID, Wi-Fi) location
    • Access information about networks
    • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.3.3
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 30 seconds

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Confusing to me November 11, 2012
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The good part: it gives you seamless access to all of the Minnesota Public Radio channels--and that's some great stuff.

What I found a problem: there is no clearly labeled way to turn it off--it just minimizes and plays in the background. I gave up and uninstalled it.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars MPR December 5, 2012
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Love the variety of programs and topics. Good way to stay informed on a variety of topics. Not onsided.

Thank you.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars a fave December 2, 2012
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the current is great. love it. glad that I can enjoy it when I am not in Minneapolis. highly recommended
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Love this November 30, 2012
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Minneapolis has the best public radio--several choices of programming. This app is one of my favorites. I recommend it highly to those who like public radio.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars perfect June 14, 2012
By Elise
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I can't think of a negative thing to say. I can now listen to my favorite news and music on my Kindle Fire. Some of the stations were unavailable to me (the Current) because of my location. This is my new favorite app! Simple, seamless, and lists the artist, host, or show you are hearing. Thank you MPR!
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In this app, you have the option of what genre of MN Public Radio stations you wish to listen to (such as MPR, Classical, and a variety of others). I usually am listening to programs on MPR, and since I used to live near Minneapolis (and still miss it there), I use this to sort of keep up with the news going on there. I also like programs that MPR runs, such as "The Takeaway with John Hockenberry". There are podcasts available for some kinds of programs/shows, so this app isn't necessary, but it is a simple, easy to use app that has proven reliable. It has never crashed or "horked" (my technical term for hanging, lagging, or otherwise being annoying)! :-)
Used on Kindle Fire HD (2012 model).
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2.0 out of 5 stars Love Public radio March 12, 2014
By Ernie
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I love some of Public Radio. This station cut me off for not donating money to them. Really sad to think, that is what they are all about.
They are non-profit, to top it off?
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5.0 out of 5 stars Opera from New York Metropolitan Opera March 10, 2014
By Ora Wry
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The Saturday afternoon opera from New York City comes all the way to New England when I use the Minnesota Public Radio. I love it. The reception is excellent.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Streams MPR online
Streaming radio from MPR. I live in Kansas and I can get all the MPR programming.
Published 10 days ago by Brewton Baby
5.0 out of 5 stars MPR addict
I love listening to MPR in Minnesota and miss it when I am out of state.. This app allows me to listen anywhere I can get an internet connection
Published 4 months ago by Amis
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great app.
Published 5 months ago by Aaron G.
5.0 out of 5 stars A very handy app
It is wonderful to be able to listen to MPR on my Kindle. It is convenient to have all the stations listed and to be able listen any where there is a wifi connection.
Published 10 months ago by Amazon Customer
1.0 out of 5 stars MN Public Radio App
App works fine, except MN Public Radio has extremely annoying advertisements at the beginning of each station. I tend to log into other public stations as a result.
Published 11 months ago by Richard Rippley
5.0 out of 5 stars MPR on Amazon
I have always been a fan of MPR and thus happily downloaded this app from Amazon. The music is refreshing and relaxing, while there is no interruptions from ads and only hourly... Read more
Published 11 months ago by MJBrown
5.0 out of 5 stars App Review ..........................
The app is a standard app that could be used by the Android System as well as my Kindle. It is used a lot by me personally.
Published 12 months ago by Richard Quistorff
5.0 out of 5 stars Listen to The Current anywhere!
MPR Radio app includes stations you hear live on the air and other streaming stations! The Current, MPRNews, Loccal Current, Radio Heartland and more!
Published 13 months ago by DARCIE J DEFOE
5.0 out of 5 stars best in town
I love listening to this station. I some times use it for background music, in bed while reading, even house cleaning!
Published 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
1.0 out of 5 stars cannot use
Software that I purchased and downloaded, or downloaded because it was free does not work. They all give me a message that I did not purchase them and wont let me run them. Read more
Published 16 months ago by Charlie Amirault
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