The standard alarm clock radio I owned as a kid is an archaic POS compared to Acoustic Research’s Infinite Radio. The ARIR200 connects wirelessly to your home network to stream music from Slacker Personal Radio, blurp weather reports from WeatherBug and stream my own collection of hits from MP3tunes. Oh, and it streams regular AM/FM stations and stores up to 10 hours of recorded content from whatever it is that you’re streaming. A USB and Ethernet port are also available in case you don’t have a Wi-Fi router or you want to hook up your MP3 player. It packs a lot of great features into a small package for $130, but it sure is ugly.