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3Com Kerbango Internet Radio
by Stephen Jones (January 8, 2001)


Hooked on streaming audio? Well, this new piece of audio equipment will bust your habit out of the home office and into the family room.

Kerbango is a slick, little boom box with a difference. Just twist an attractive blue knob on its retro-futurist case and you can tune the Internet radio station of your choice.

On top of that, you can set Kerbango's clock/radio style alarm to wake you with your favorite Cowboy-Techno grooves. Or, if you prefer to stay off-line, Kerbango will queue up MP3 tunes grabbed from your PC.


  • Tunes Internet radio stations
  • No PC required
  • AM/FM Tuner, antenna
  • Also plays MP3 files from your PC
  • Stereo, 2 watts per channel
  • 320 x 240 LCD display
  • Web-synched clock w/ snooze alarm
  • Instant Messaging support


  • 80 MHz PowerPC 32-bit processor
  • 8 MB DRAM
  • 8 MB Flash Memory
  • modem, Ethernet, and USB connections

    System software:

  • Embedded Linux
  • RealPlayer G2
  • Supports G2, RealAudio, and MP3

    Copyright 2006 Stephen Jones All rights reserved.

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