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Apple iPhone 5G: HD Radio a confirmed feature?

We have some interesting news to bring you now, as it has been confirmed that Apple has secured a patent which looks at the possibility of using HD Radio features for future devices.

As reported from Apple Insider, the news is pretty good for iPhone or iPod Touch users, as the addition of a HD Radio would allow scan and search features through live radio content – eliminating the need to flip stations yourself.

The new patent from Apple is called “Digital Radio Tagging Using an RF Tuner Accessory,” and the main feature will allow AM and FM radio stations to broastcast digital and analog audio within the same channel.

If you head over to Apple Insider, you’ll be able to see an image of the patent in question. It is worth pointing out that Apple already has a built-in radio on the latest version of the iPod Nano, but are the company planning a major upgrade for their iPhone 5G handset?

Let us know your thoughts on this. Full details through the link.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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