From Kinetic Radio Pens to DNA Radio

 - Aug 22, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
Some of us rely heavily on the radio for listening to the news or to different genres of music. Whether it's located in the home, in a car or on someone's person, a radio is a universal mode of communication.

Here are 35 radio innovations for you to enjoy, from radio-shaped storefronts to in-dash Internet radios.

Implications - Some people may be under the impression that the radio is a dying form of media, but for others, it's still an integral part of how they get current, up-to-date information. By integrating radio technology into new products, companies can add greater function while appealing to the sense of nostalgia that is raised when blasting tunes from something either than an iPod.