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XM Snap unveiled: It's a snap to install, not so snappy in terms of tech

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XM Snap
Sirius XM Radio Inc. has just unveiled their new XM Snap device, and (sadly) it has nothing to do with Android devices at all. I had a feeling that my theory was wrong, and it looks like I was.
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Jersey Shore cast to guest host Sirius XM Hits 1 Weekend Countdown

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Jersey Shore cast
Fist pump! The members of MTV's hit show Jersey Shore will co-host Sirius XM Hits 1's Weekend Countdown beginning this Saturday, July 24th.

You'll hear Snooki, JWoww, Pauly D and Vinny share some juicy behind-the-scenes anecdotes about the upcoming Season 2 of the show.
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Gooaaallll!!! The 2010 FIFA World Cup on your satellite radio

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2010 FIFA World Cup
The photo you see above is the Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg. It's the stadium that'll host the opening match of the 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament between Mexico and host South Africa, which (unless you've been living underneath a rock) starts tomorrow June 11th.

Soccer fans and regular folk alike are buzzing with excitement.over the World Cup. Unfortunately, thanks to the international schedule, there's not much opportunity to watch it live. That's where the beauty of satellite radio comes in.
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Foodies rejoice! Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert launch show on Sirius XM

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Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert on Sirius XM
Celebrity chefs Anthony Bourdain, and Eric Ripert will co-host Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert: Turn & Burn, a five-week series of shows offering listeners a taste of the ins and outs of the food world, starting on Thursday, February 18th.
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Valentine's Radio launching on Sirius XM this weekend

Valentine's Day
Lovers will have a soundtrack this Valentine's Day Weekend, with Valetine's Radio a three-day limited-run channel hosted by Gayle King.

Plus, there's a little something for those of us (like yours truly) who hate Valentine's Day.

Gentlemen, start your engines: The Daytona 500 on your satellite radio

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Daytona 500
Sirius XM Radio Inc. is broadcasting comprehensive coverage of "The Great American Race" - the Daytona 500 - and kicking off what is arguably one of the most critical seasons in NASCAR history.
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SonicTap on DirecTV: Are you happy with the switch from XM?

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DirecTV
Yesterday, DirecTV switched their music service from XM to SonicTap, and judging by the steady stream of comments coming in to this post, many folks are not happy about it.
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XM NavTraffic coverage map

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XM NavTraffic coverage map
Here's a quick update to our previous post on XM NavTraffic's expansion. Above is the updated coverage map showing all the areas that XM NavTraffic data is provided, and the type of data the area gets.

This is being distributed to dealers, so I'm assuming it's "public knowledge" at this point, though no official announcement by Sirius XM Radio Inc. has been made. As far as we know, the updates are still pending and will begin rolling out very shortly.

(Click on the above XM NavTraffic coverage map image to see a larger version)

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XM NavTraffic getting a big market expansion

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Orbitcast has received word that Sirius XM Radio Inc. is doing a massive market expansion for its live traffic service, XM NavTraffic.
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Deep Tracks turns into The Who Channel

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The Who
Won't get fooled again! The Who Channel - a five-day long limited-run channel - will rock out on Sirius XM's Deep Tracks channel starting this Thursday.

Just in time for the Super Bowl.
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