Now Shipping

The Motorola CLIQ smartphone, which we thought was a step in the right direction, is available at T-Mobile stores today. Also shipping is the XM SkyDock which allows drivers to control XM satellite radio with their iPhone or iPod Touch. » 11/02/09 2:46pm 11/02/09 2:46pm

Sirius XM SkyDock Not-So-Magically Converts Your iPhone Into a…

Sirius XM's SkyDock isn't the most elegant accessory I've ever seen—it's basically a standalone satellite radio receiver with an iPod connector—but it's the only way to listen to space radio on your iPhone or iPod Touch, for now. » 8/26/09 1:59pm 8/26/09 1:59pm

Sirius XM iPhone App Lacks Howard Stern, MLB, NFL and NASCAR

The Sirius XM iPhone app requires a $3/month subscription, but it's missing a few notable channels. From the company: "Some select programming, including MLB® Play-by-Play, NFL Play-by-Play, SIRIUS NASCAR® Radio, and Howard Stern, will not be available on the iPhone and iPod touch. Listeners will continue to be able… » 6/18/09 10:17am 6/18/09 10:17am

The First Fuzzy Shot of the Sirius iPhone App

The Sirius XM iPhone app hasn't arrived as quickly as predicted, but according to CEO Mel Karmazin's PowerPoint presentation, it's at least in the final stages of planning. » 5/27/09 12:16pm 5/27/09 12:16pm

Sirius XM Radio To Finally Stream on iPhone This Spring

Ok, for reals this time. According to AP, the troubled satellite radio provider will finally push out their XM radio app for the iPhone / iPod Touch sometime this Spring. [Yahoo] » 3/12/09 1:18pm 3/12/09 1:18pm

Sirius XM Is Going Bankrupt

I hope you have an umbrella because dead satellites are going to rain on our heads: Satellite radio Frankenstein XM Sirius is preparing "a possible bankruptcy filing." All that for bankrupcty? [NYT - Thanks Ponies!] » 2/10/09 5:18pm 2/10/09 5:18pm

Sirius Satellite Radio iPhone App Could Come Within a Week

Sources close to Orbitcast have revealed that Sirus is finally submitting their uSirius StarPlayr to the App Store this weekend. Once accepted, subscribers will be able to enjoy Sirius XM on their iPhone. » 1/29/09 3:20pm 1/29/09 3:20pm

The Complete New XM Sirius Channel Listing (Sorry XM Fans)

The spawn of the XM Sirius fusion emerges tomorrow, and Orbitcast has picked up » 11/11/08 1:41pm 11/11/08 1:41pm the complete channel listing for XM subscribers that goes into effect in less than 24 hours. It's fairly grim for some diehard XM fans—a lot of rock stations have been erased (bye bye punk channel) or are being replaced by Sirius…

Sirius XM Dual Receiver Still 15 Years Away

Now that Sirius and XM are merged, it makes sense that we'll get a dual tuner that picks up both flavors of satellite radio, right? WRONG. CEO Mel Karmazin, aka the dude who paid Howard Stern a retarded amount of money, said today that the merger didn't magically fuse together satellite capabilities. Says Automotive… » 10/20/08 8:00pm 10/20/08 8:00pm

New Sirius/XM Plans Include a la Carte Options

We've already heard about the $4 Best of Sirius and Best of XM » 10/01/08 1:20pm 10/01/08 1:20pm expansion plans, but how else is the satellite radio merger changing subscription options? XM customers will now be able to subscribe to limited plans known as and . Each offers a selection of channels for $10. Also, on new Sirius hardware, a $7/mo plan…

XM's XMp3 Player: Latest DOA Attempt At a Satellite iPod

Having seen—and tested—the earlier evolutions of satellite radio receiver, from dashboard model to in-home unit to hip-connected recorder/player, I've felt like I'm judging contestants in the Special Olympics: The radio service is fine, but the gadgets aren't really expected to measure up to other contenders in the… » 9/15/08 9:00pm 9/15/08 9:00pm

PopSci Gets Grubby Paws All Over Upcoming XMp3 Satellite Radio Player

All we have is a blurb in Popular Science magazine this afternoon, but it would appear there's a first look of sorts going down today with the XMp3. The portable device is an XM Radio player that can record up to five satellite stations at once. "Other portable players save only one channel," PopSci notes, "but the… » 9/14/08 3:00pm 9/14/08 3:00pm

Best of Sirius/XM Launching October 6th

To XM customers who've been jealous of Howard Stern content and Sirius customers who've always wanted to tune in to Oprah & Friends (a remarkably high crossover demographic we're sure), the newly wedded » 9/09/08 11:57am 9/09/08 11:57am Sirius/XM has revealed their cross-content "best of" packages available for $4 a month. From what we can tell,…

CEO: Fully Merged Sirius XM Devices To Hit Shelves In Q1 2009

When Sirius and XM finished their merger dance » 8/08/08 11:00pm 8/08/08 11:00pm it was said that they would be able to offer interoperable radios—that is units that work with the full lineups of both XM and Sirus—within a year of the merger. Then they told the FCC they'd have devices within nine months. Now Mel Karmazin, CEO of the , has said that we…

Sirius and XM Officially Married, Now Sirus XM Radio

With the FCC's approval » 7/29/08 3:35pm 7/29/08 3:35pm, Sirius and XM had a shotgun wedding over the weekend, and is now Sirius XM Radio, with over 18.5 million subscribers (technically XM is a subsidiary of Sirius, making it the wife, I guess). Let the promised begin. []

Sirius-XM Merger is FINALLY Approved

The Sirius-XM Merger was finally approved by the FCC today following a 3-2 vote by the commission. The final and deciding vote only came after both parties agreed to pay a $19.7 million fine for violating FCC regulations. After 16 months of MTV-esque "drama" and gnashing of teeth, the $3.6 billion merger means that… » 7/25/08 8:52pm 7/25/08 8:52pm

XM-Sirius Merger Nears Approval, Comes Down To One Commissioner's Vote

And here she is. After FCC commissioner Johnathan Adelstein withdrew his support today, the vote is now deadlocked and awaiting the yea or nay from Deborah Taylor Tate, a Republican who is expected to approve the merger so all of this can finally be over and done with (something tells me a large batch of high-end… » 7/23/08 3:05pm 7/23/08 3:05pm

uXM For iPhone Streams XM Satellite Radio

The same guys who made uSirius for jailbroken iPhones are back with uXM, which does exactly the same thing except with XM. An XM subscription is necessary, but you'll be able to listen to your stations on the toilet, in the office, in the office toilet, or even at Starbucks—anywhere where you can get a decent… » 7/07/08 4:00pm 7/07/08 4:00pm

FCC Chairman Backs Sirius/XM Merger

It's not official yet, but FCC Chairman Kevin Martin (one of five relevant votes) has decided to allow the merge between Sirius and XM satellite radio providers. However, there are a few caveats that the companies would need to accept-but it's all good news for the consumer. » 6/16/08 8:26am 6/16/08 8:26am

XM and EMI Settle Portable Recording Radio Lawsuit

XM Satellite Radio and EMI Music have settled the lawsuit over the recording of digital songs by XM users. Nobody knows the terms of the deal, but it probably involves virgins and kittens' blood. [Reuters] » 6/11/08 6:28am 6/11/08 6:28am