DAR.fm, self-described as a free, DVR-like service, has added podcast-like downloads to its features.
The company has hopes of being a game-changer in how people consume radio content. Previously, DAR.fm was a streamer that relied on an Internet connection. Now users can download radio programs and listen later off-line. DAR.fm works with PCs or mobile devices. It supports the iPhone/iPad, Android, BlackBerry mobile device platforms.
The basic service is free but there is a premium package for downloading multiple programs.
According to a release DAR.fm offers some 5,200 radio stations and 16,000 radio programs and records for later streaming approximately 1 million minutes of radio per day.