Sure you’ve got Pandora, and a whole slew of internet radio apps sitting pretty in the App Store but it’s hard to complain about another custom internet radio option for the iPhone and iPod Touch. At this point, Slacker doesn’t quite have the subscriber count of more popular options such as the aforementioned Pandora and, but the company definitely has a viable service and the introduction of an iPhone app will no doubt give the Slacker team a nice little boost. Known for its hardware efforts, solid custom stations and website design that must have been done by the Harley Davidson people, Slacker is basically a combination of and Pandora – custom stations can be created based on an artist or genre and the service is completely free to use with limitations while a subscription fee will enhance your experience a bit. Last week Slacker announced two new mobile versions of its app and made BlackBerry version available. Now that the iPhone app has been released as well we’re in wait-and-see mode, curious to learn how it will affect Slacker’s numbers. Got an iPhone or iPod Touch? Check out the app and drop us a line in the comments.

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Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.