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TuneIn Radio App Review

What if I told you, you could listen to more than 50,000 radio stations without paying a dime?

TuneIn is a radio app for both Android and iOS devices. It offers radio stations, live news, radio, sports, music, and podcasts from all over the world. No matter where you are located on the planet, you can browse through thousands of entertainment options and find something worth listening to.

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Don’t trust me yet? You will be glad to learn that the TuneIn radio app has more than 75 million monthly active users, as of 2020. Moreover, you get all these features for free. There is a pro version available. But for basic entertainment needs, the free version should suffice.

About the Creator of TuneIn Radio

TuneIn Inc is an audio streaming company founded in the year 2002 by Bill Moore. It is headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States. Originally, the company was stationed in Dallas, Texas but later the setup was relocated to California. In 2017, the company was valued at $500 million.

Key Features of TuneIn Radio App

1) Listen to live sports commentary: With the TuneIn app installed on your phone, you don’t have to worry about missing a football game. Whether you are an NFL, MLB, NBA or NHL fan, you can tune in anytime and anywhere. All you need is a decent internet connection.

2) Stay updated with the latest news: These days, it is not possible to stay updated with the latest news just by watching television. There is so much going on in this world. On TuneIn, you can expect the latest news updates from CNN, MSNBC, Fox, BBC, NPR, and CNBC.

3) Listen to your favorite podcasts: Old school radio stations are no more popular. Surely, some are still in demand but these days, people prefer listening to podcasts created by regular folks like you and me. TuneIn Radio lets you listen to your favorite podcasts for free.

What I Like About TuneIn Radio App

I like the fact that I can select any location I want. Not all cities or towns have an amazingly entertaining radio station. Some even don’t have one. This is where the location feature comes handy. I can listen to radio stations like Rock 108 or 98 Rock even from small towns in Iowa or Charleston. Moreover, If I miss something while listening to the radio, I can also rewind and fast forward by 30 seconds.

What I Don’t Like About TuneIn Radio App

However great this app is, there is one downside to it. Sometimes, it just stops streaming without any reason. In such a case, I have to restart the app or press pause and press play again. I wish the developers of TuneIn fix this issue soon.

My Recommendation

I recommend the TuneIn radio app to anyone who loves listening to podcasts. Podcasts are informative and entertaining at the same time. Also, you can make the most of the free music stations while on the road.


TuneIn Radio is available for free of cost. For advanced users, there is a pro version available (on a subscription basis).

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