If you’re anything like most people these day, mobile access to technology is not only something that’s desirable but a given. It’s a time when people can work remotely and cell phones can be used to access the internet. This is where new devices that aren’t laptops come closest to what Douglas Adams had in mind when he wrote “The Hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy.” Technology is not about apps and devices. It’s not just about apps and other devices. Technology also means having access to reliable internet no matter where your location is.
WiMax is much faster than traditional Wi-Fi connections and can be used from anywhere. There is no better way for music fans who travel to enjoy the best places online to listen to their music. Here are ten great sites that work well with the internet on the move.
Dollar Bill Jams: A simple blog that highlights the absolute best in random-found bargain records. Sometimes tracks are absolute hits and sometimes they’re closer than misses. They’re worth the effort.
All Songs Considered- If you haven’t been able to catch NPR’s music programme on the radio, you can visit the website. You will find podcasts, MP3s, and live concerts, as well. It’s even free!
Beatport – If electronic music is your thing and you feel like shopping, then this is the place. Here you can get everything, from the newest deep house tracks to the classics, for less than 2 dollars per piece.
TurntableLab: Perhaps the best way that current electro-hipsters can make use of their WiMax connections, Turntable Lab lets them find the best underground songs and put them in heavy rotation for months ahead.
Pandora – Need a radio station who knows what you’d enjoy listening to next? Pandora is definitely a popular buzzword. Streaming is made more difficult by regular wireless internet connections. However, faster connections make streaming easier Tubidy.
East Village Radio — More underground than Pandora and still incredibly eclectic, East Village Radio does not spend as much time trying cater to your taste. Instead, they focus on providing extremely through and obscure shows that highlight everything from German techno to guilty-pop pleasures.
iTunes – It is obvious that iTunes has everything. From celebrity playlists to free MP3s. And it keeps up with the new innovations. It may not seem like it, but it does have a lot of features.
Stereogum is a popular blog that focuses on pop culture. It has grown to be a major cultural zeitgeist.
Radio David Byrne: Any Williamsburg hipster with an internet connection should be listening to this station. This mix is the brainchild of David Byrne – Talking Heads frontman.
Disco Demolition- A smaller blog. It’s great for anyone looking to hear disco and find obscure remixes to impress friends or even dancers.