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Wisconsin Public Radio App

by Sky Blue Technologies Inc.
Rated: All Ages
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

Price: FREE
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 2.2.4
  • Stability Improvements

Product Details

  • ASIN: B00AQ9NNWM
  • Release Date: December 24, 2012
  • Rated: All Ages This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #34,784 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Listen to Wisconsin Public Radio Live and On Demand
  • Wisconsin Public Radio News
  • DVR-like controls (pause, rewind, and fast forward)

Product Description

Wisconsin Public Radio App:

The Wisconsin Public Radio App allows you to listen to WPR’s Ideas Network, News and Classical Network, and 24 Classical Network live, pause and rewind the live audio, and view the program schedule for all the WPR streams at once! You can explore On Demand content, search for programs, bookmark a program for later, and wake up to WPR with the alarm clock!

Live Streaming
• DVR-like controls (pause, rewind, and fast forward). You can pause the live stream to have a conversation and pick up right where you left off! Or rewind to catch a comment you just missed!
• Listen to live streams from WPR even while traveling!
• Integrated program schedules for every WPR stream!
• One click stream switching – flip over to the program you noticed on another stream with a single click.
• Listen to WPR in the background while browsing the web or catching up on your emails!

On Demand
• Access WPR’s programs easily and quickly.
• DVR-like controls. Pause, rewind and fast forward your program with ease.
• When listening to programs, individual segments (when available) are listed so you can review and choose one or listen to the entire program.
• Easy to access past programs.
• The Wisconsin Public Radio App displays the web page associated with the program or program segment you are listening to On Demand so you can explore for more information.

WPR News
• Catch up on all WPR news headlines in a single easy to read screen. Click to read the entire story or share with a friend.

Search
• The unique “Search Public Radio” feature finds stories or programs across hundreds of stations and web pages and makes it easy to play instantly.

Additional features
• Easily share stories and programs with family and friends via the “Share” button.
• A built in Sleep Timer and Alarm Clock allows you to go to sleep and wake up to your favorite station.

The Wisconsin Public Radio App is brought to you by the people at WPR and Listener-Interactive. We work to provide our valued listeners with great solutions to find what you want, when you want it, and where you want it.

Please support WPR by becoming a member today!

http://www.wpr.org
http://www.listener-interactive.com

Technical Details

  • Size: 3.9MB
  • Version: 2.2.4
  • Developed By: Sky Blue Technologies Inc.
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Read only access to device state
    • Send SMS messages
    • Open network sockets
    • Read or write the system settings
    • Change Wi-Fi connectivity state
    • Access fine (e.g., GPS) location
    • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
    • Broadcast sticky intents
    • Monitor incoming SMS messages, to record or perform processing on them
    • Initiate a phone call without going through the Dialer user interface for the user to confirm the call being placed
    • Access information about networks
    • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.1
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 30 seconds

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars App Works After Re-installation Two Weeks Ago February 6, 2013
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App is great when it was working. It stopped working one day after I installed it in my Kindle Fire. 2 stars.

Just reinstalled 2/6/13. It is working now.

2/19/13 Update

I use this app everyday since I re-installed it almost two weeks ago. I have not experienced any problem. I upgrade it to 4 stars.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wisconsin Publis Radio App February 24, 2013
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I would highly recommend this app. I can listen to any archived piece away from home and my computer. Love this.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great listening April 19, 2013
By willy
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I enjoy listening to it and get lots of interesting information. I would recommend it to my friends and family
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Love WPR and Love the App July 7, 2013
By BfromGB
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It works great and allows me to listen to a great public radio station from another state. What more could you ask for???
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1.0 out of 5 stars Works ok but demands too many permissions August 15, 2014
By CAP
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Why does WPR need access to my sms messages and be able to directly call phone numbers, read phone status and identity, know my location, know about my wifi network, etc? Installed, tried it a few minutes, then uninstalled after finding out about permissions. I really like WPR and would like to listen on my Galaxy S5 but will not be doing so until they are a little less intrusive.

There is an app for the Ideas network that is not intrusive. Look up 970 WPR Ideas on google play.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent June 15, 2014
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This is the best source of news and entertainment out there. I listen daily. Wisconsin jas the best public radio in the nation.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Best Public Radio Everywhere I Go May 10, 2014
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As a traveler, and a person who has to live outside of WI, having the ability to listen to WPR via phone and on my blue tooth speaker is fantastic. If anyone is a fan of Public Radio, they should know this is one of the best stations in the country. It has 2 choices-the Ideas Network, and 24 Hour Classical. With the App I can search archives of most of the best PR programs. I am a particularly a fan of Chapter A Day. If you haven't heard Jim Fleming read, you've missed the wonderful feature of combining great narration and good books.
the content of this App is the best; but I do have a complaint about the navigation. that's the only reason I gave this 4 stars instead of 5. It's easy to choose "Classical or Ideas" options; but getting to the specific archived show is not as straightforward as I'd prefer. The content and choice overrides that.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I love it! January 31, 2014
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So easy to use either for streaming or to listen on demand to previous shows. I also like that you can set the timer if listening at bedtime.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Easy to navigate
Take WPR anywhere. Easy to navigate; love this app.
Published 1 month ago by Lawrence J. Gautsch
5.0 out of 5 stars Streams WPR online.
Streaming radio from WPR. I live in Kansas and I can get all the WPR programming.
Published 4 months ago by Brewton Baby
3.0 out of 5 stars Navigation?
Can't find how to return from news section without exiting app.
Published 5 months ago by bradee
5.0 out of 5 stars Best radio station out there
Informative, interesting, and balanced. Best radio station out there!
Published 7 months ago by Linda C.
5.0 out of 5 stars Public Radio With 50 Stars
Is the news and classics its that NPR shot. WPR apps pause and rewind the live audio, and view the program schedule for all the WPR streams at once! Read more
Published 15 months ago by Donna Hepfinger
5.0 out of 5 stars Great app has everything
I use this all the time to hear programs clearly when out of range of towers, to hear programs I missed and to listen to something interesting & entertaining whenever I want. Read more
Published 15 months ago by Linda Mueller
5.0 out of 5 stars Great connection to WPR
I like several things about this app -- it is easy to use, sensible, and expands on WPR by having both auditory and written info.
Published 15 months ago by Rick Sommerfeld
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Classical Music App
If you're looking for a classical music radio app, then Wisconsin Public Radio is the way to go. Their stream is super reliable (not had a hiccup yet) and gives a wide variety of... Read more
Published 19 months ago by Seay Scape
5.0 out of 5 stars Update fixed all my issues
PLAYS FINE - sound quality great . . If you like npr this is a must have app on your kindle
Published 19 months ago by Ol' Geezeerrr
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