Daily Archives: September 24th, 2009

HP Tunes Into Internet Radio With DreamScreen

dreamscreenIn the category of hip new devices that are Internet radio enabled, check out Hewlett Packard’s DreamScreen.  The HP DreamScreen, a companion to the PC, connects easily to a wireless or wired network to bring photos, music and video into any area of the home. In addition to tuning into Internet radio, People now can stay current with Facebook friends and photos, share Snapfish personal photos and enjoy their music and pictures from home networked PCs.

The HP DreamScreen allows users to stream music directly from the Internet using Pandora. The custom-designed experience makes accessing Pandora accounts easy. Album cover art is displayed and users can personalize their stations by thumbing-up favorite songs or artists to refine their stations. In addition, the HP DreamScreen gives users access to HP SmartRadio, a new service that aggregates streams of live Internet broadcasts from more than 10,000 radio stations around the world. Users can now listen to their favorite radio stations on the Internet by location or genre in any part of their home.

The screen is about 10″ wide – perfect for a night table, desk or kitchen counter, and it’s available online from major electronics retailers for $249. It sounds like a fun Christmas gift to me…

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