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Radioshark
Authored by: tonyo on Jan 08, '07 08:49:12AM

I, too, have a Radioshark. I tend to think of it as my Radio Tivo as I'm just as hooked on it as I am to my Tivo. I was previously using a combo of RealPlayer and Audio Hijack Pro, and I despise RealPlayyer, so it was great to get a solution that dumps Real Audio AND gives me so much more flexibility (pause and rewind, for example).
I have the 1.0 version, and will soon be updating to the new 2.0. It's an awesome product. Get thee to Griffin and check it out.



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Radioshark
Authored by: osxpounder on Feb 09, '07 11:41:13AM

I have a RadioShark v1, too. It was great til they "updated" the software to prevent it from recording AAC streams at bit rates higher than 160. I went back to the old, buggy software, because it was able to schedule recordings to 320kbps AAC files, and the few fixes the new version offered weren't working anyway [it still occasionally makes a huge QuickTime file, then fails to finish changing that into your scheduled recording, leaving you with a huge file you can't open and must delete]. Since the new software didn't fix the prob, but took away features I used, I was glad it was possible to re-install the older version.

I wrote to Griffin a few times about the huge-file problem [they had no suggestions] and asking about the lower bit rate offerings in the newer software version, as in, could they be put back, please? [they simply didn't reply].

As long as mine works as well as it's done, I'll keep it, but if/when it no longer works, I'll shop around next time for an alternative. Who knows, it still might be the best solution -- but it's been better, in the past, than it is today.



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