First Look: Lingo iMini, iMini FM + iVy Radio Receivers for iPod, iPhone + iPad

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Developed by Taiwan’s Lingo, iMini, iMini FM, and iVY are three separate radio receiver accessories compatible with iPod touches, iPhones, and iPads. Shown in white, iMini offers both digital and FM radio tuning capabilities, including support for DAB, DAB+, FM, and Internet Radio through a combination of a free application and a receiver that depends upon self-supplied Apple earphones for antenna functionality. The simpler iMini FM is shown in black, possessing only FM and Internet Radio tuners with its hardware and software combination. iVy is billed as the “world’s first Bluetooth digital radio receiver,” oddly relying upon your iOS device to serve as a tuner for the shirt clip-mounted receiver, which once again depends on you to self-supply and connect headphones in order to receive DAB/DAB+/FM radio signals. None of these products appear to be available for sale in the United States; the DAB/DAB+ functionality in particular is designed for overseas use.

First Look: Lingo iMini, iMini FM + iVy Radio Receivers for iPod, iPhone + iPad


First Look: Lingo iMini, iMini FM + iVy Radio Receivers for iPod, iPhone + iPad

First Look: Lingo iMini, iMini FM + iVy Radio Receivers for iPod, iPhone + iPad

First Look: Lingo iMini, iMini FM + iVy Radio Receivers for iPod, iPhone + iPad

First Look: Lingo iMini, iMini FM + iVy Radio Receivers for iPod, iPhone + iPad

First Look: Lingo iMini, iMini FM + iVy Radio Receivers for iPod, iPhone + iPad

First Look: Lingo iMini, iMini FM + iVy Radio Receivers for iPod, iPhone + iPad

First Look: Lingo iMini, iMini FM + iVy Radio Receivers for iPod, iPhone + iPad

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Company and Price

Company: Lingo

Website: www.Lingodab.co.uk

Model: iMini

Price: N/A

Compatible: iPads, iPod touches, iPhones

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Jeremy Horwitz

Jeremy Horwitz was the Editor-in-Chief at iLounge. He has written over 5,000 articles and reviews for the website and is one of the most respected members of the Apple media. Horwitz has been following Apple since the release of the original iPod in 2001. He was one of the first reviewers to receive a pre-release unit of the device, and his review helped put iLounge on the map as a go-to source for Apple news.