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IRIS 9000: The HAL Controller Dock For iPhone 4S’ Siri

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I don’t know how they make it happen, but the ThinkGeek crew has just given birth to another gadget-wonder for the world. I, for one, would like to welcome the new IRIS 9000 voice control module for Siri, which pretty much will assimilate.. er turn your trusty iPhone 4S into HAL 9000.

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Siri CEO Dag Kittlaus Quits Apple Shortly After 4S Launch

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In terms of hardware, the iPhone 4S isn't exactly a quantum leap from the iPhone 4. Yes, it has an upgraded processor and a better camera, but Siri is the real star of the show. And now the man behind Siri is done with all things Cupertino... at least for now.

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Siri Ported to iPhone 4, Apple Blocking Devices?

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It has been 18 since Apple ventured into the handheld electronics world. They kicked it off with devices like the Newton Message Pad and now we have the advanced iPhone 4 with iOS 5. You can do almost anything on your smartphone these days and the advent of smartphones like Android devices and iPhone iterations, and most recently tablets have spelled the demise of the PDA.

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Sirius XM Radio now available to select BlackBerry smartphones

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BlackBerry users who subscribe to Sirius XM Radio will now be able to download a free application to access over 120 channels on sports, talk radio, entertainment, news, comedy and best of all, commercial-free music.

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BlackBerry to get Sirius XM, shhh

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Sirius XM Radio for the Blackberry has been outed. Initially it will roll out to the BlackBerry Storm 1 - Series 9530 and Storm 2 - Series 9550, the BlackBerry Bold - Series 9000, 9700, the Tour..

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Apple iPhone Gets Sirius (and XM) in Your Car

So, you’ve got an iPhone (or an iPod touch) and you want to connect it to your car stereo. There are a myriad of solutions that let you run your own iTunes-fueled library, but what about the music from the heavens? That possibility is now a reality with the official announcement of the SkyDock from Sirius XM. This plugs into ...

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XM and Sirius Officially Merge, Now Called Sirius XM Radio

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Why so serious? Let’s put a smile on that face, because after what seemed like an eternity, the merger between Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio has finally been completed. The FCC approval came a short while back, but the papers were not signed until this past weekend. To be totally technical, the relationship between the two satellite radio ...

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Apple iPhone Gets Streaming Sirius Satellite Radio

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In case you weren’t already getting enough entertainment from your own iTunes music library, you can now enjoy live streaming satellite radio from Sirius thanks to an application called uSirius. The app works in much the same way as iRadio. You aren’t connecting directly to the Sirius satellites, of course, seeing how the iPhone doesn’t have that functionality built into ...

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Three Rules for XM-Sirius Satellite Radio Merger

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The merger between the nation’s two favorite satellite radio providers has not yet been officially approved, but FCC Chairman Kevin Martin is all for the move, so long as the two parties adhere to no fewer than three ground rules. First, the resulting company (it’s unclear whether they will continue to operate separately or as one unified brand) will have ...

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Justice Department Approves Sirius Purchase of XM Satellite Radio

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This news was a looooong time coming. After jumping through all sorts of hoops and hurdles, the merger between Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio has finally been approved by the US Justice Department. Sirius is buying XM for a sum of about $5 billion. Part of what has been holding back the approval process is the fact that ...

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Score a Serious Deal on Sirius Stileto 100 Receiver

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I’m sure that Howard Stern approves this message, because saving $100 on a Sirius satellite radio receiver means that he’s going to nab himself a few more listeners. Those listeners go great with midgets and boobies, right? Right. If you’re tired of all the commercials and useless banter on conventional radio, now might be the time to jump into the ...

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Polk Audio miDock Portfolio Puts Halo Around Sirius Stiletto

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We’ve seen speaker docks like this designed for the Apple iPod, but this is the first time that I’ve seen a set that seems to enshrine the Sirius Stiletto. Compatible with the Stiletto 10, Stiletto 100, and the Stiletto 2, the Polk Audio miDock Portfolio is meant to be a portable speaker system so that you can share that satellite ...

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Sirius to Offer Tiered Listings

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On-demand satellite radio it isn’t, but the kind of service outlined by Sirius’s Mel Karmazin before a House committee recently is a step in that direction. The kind of packages he was talking about were of the tier variety, where you can subscribe to a group of music stations or a group of talk stations or even a group of ...

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Sirius to Merge with XM Radio Tomorrow

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It’s official. We’re about to experience the greatest merger in the history of satellite radio. The Howard Stern-backed Sirius is officially partnering up with Oprah & Friends-loving XM Satellite Radio. Welcome the new monopoly. A press conference will likely be held tomorrow, wherein we will find out that Sirius head Mel Karmazin will take on the role of CEO, whereas ...

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XM-Sirius merger: the satellite radio monopoly

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We’ve been hearing about the possibilities of a merger between XM Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio for some time now, but it seems that we may be that much closer to it becoming a reality. The infrastructure costs, should the merger actually happen, could be shared between the two firms, meaning that they would both have a much easier time ...

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