Father's Day Wishlist: What to buy for Pop on Sunday

I’ve been going through the items I’ve seen and bought this year and thought I’d share a few things that would make me particularly happy this Father’s Day. To that end, I&#821

CrunchDeals: Pioneer XMp3, Home & Vehicle Kit for $239

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/pxmp3.jpg" />Here's one of those quicke CrunchDeals we like to promote from time to time. This time, <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/t

The first interoperable Sirius XM is the MiRGE (plus bonus O&A photos)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/xmmirge.jpeg" /> Sirius XM have finally <a HREF="http://investor.sirius.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=358155">showed off</a> its first

Satellite radio in 2008: What a year!

CrunchDeals: Xmp3 and car kit for $250 (that's $100 off)

XM has this cute little radio+car kit bundle on sale today for $100 less than you’d usually pay. You get the XMp3 and the standard car kit (you need an aux input in your car, or you’ll hav

And what do we think about the new Sirius lineup?

Here’s the Sirius lineup for you, to go with the XM lineup we wrote about earlier today. I’m not as familiar with Sirius as am I with XM (being an Opie and Anthony fan and all), but I do l

Bob Dylan's ‘Theme Time Radio Hour’ starts today on XM, Sirius XM, whatever its name is today

For the past three years, Bob Dylan has hosted the “Theme Time Radio Hour,” an hour-long radio show on XM that showcases music from all sorts of genres and artists. It’s very artsy, and it&#

Garmin announces the rugged GPSMAP 640 for real men

The latest addition to Garmin’s vast range of GPS options is geared towards outdoors types. Think of the 600 series as a-go-anywhere, waterproof GPS unit that features both marine and automotive GPS

Howard Stern slotted to make XM debut tomorrow: Still on channel 100

If we’re to believe the latest XM Signal Guide (a weekly newsletter it uses to promote all sorts of XM-related fun), XM listeners may well be able to hear Howard Stern as early as tomorrow. The

Post-merger, what happens to Opie and Anthony?

Following the approval [PDF] of the XM-Sirius merger (read: buyout), we can now focus on some of the specifics of the deal, fallout, and all sorts of post-merger hysterics. The first order of business

FCC to approve XM-Sirius merger

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the XM-Sirius merger has been given the tentative OK by the FCC. Deborah Taylor Tate, the final FCC commissioner to cast a vote, is expected to vote in favor

XM-Sirius merger approval now down to single vote

Today was a big day vis-à-vis the XM-Sirius merger, as Johnathan Adelstein, the FCC commissioner who wanted to place all those restrictions on the merger in exchange for his support, has officially w

Completely unexpected: More restrictions could jeopardize XM-Sirius merger

Oh for the love of God, now what? Surely by now you’ve heard about the long-delayed (to put it mildly) XM-Sirius merger, which is really more of a Sirius buyout of XM, but let’s not nuance

XM-Sirius merger could wrap up by end of July

Believe it or not, the XM-Sirius merger could be finalized “any day now.” Cowen & Company, a high-profile investment bank, says the merger “is finally at hand and should occur by the end of

Listen to XM radio on your iPhone with uXM

Ron and Fez, noon to 3pm This is pretty cool, and I hate damn near everything. It’s an application for jailbroken iPhones (and iPod touches) called uXM that lets you listen to XM Satellite Radio

EA-Take 2 merger passes important FTC hurdle, Take 2 still playing shy

EA still wants to buy Take 2, it’s true, and Take 2 is still playing shy. That, even though EA’s offer of $25.74 per share is now more than what Take 2 is currently trading at, $24.47. But

XM, Sirius will have positive cash flow next year (if they merge!)

We’ll all be dead before XM and Sirius merge, but the two companies would like the whole wide world (or whoever reads PR Newswire) to know how they think they’ll end up financially once th

FCC chairman Kevin Martin now supports XM-Sirius merger!

It looks like Kevin Martin of the FCC is now supporting the XM-Sirius merger. I think my brain just exploded a little bit. Yes, 16 months after initially proposing the merger (and three months after t

Could politics be holding up the XM-Sirius merger, now 450 days later?

Flickr’d “But if the FCC will no longer approve mergers without Congressional blessing, why does it even need to exist?” So asks the Wall Street Journal, and so ask the good boys and

XM, EMI settle Pioneer Inno lawsuit: EMI didn't like the Inno's recording feature

Lonely planet XM and EMI have finally settled a lawsuit over the Pioneer Inno. The Inno, if you don’t remember, is a portable XM radio that can record content onto its hard drive. Record compani
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