toggle

AAPL Stock: 118.44 ( -2.86 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

Sirius XM Edge fits more satellite radio channels

updated 05:45 pm EDT, Mon October 17, 2011

Radio adds convenience features & more channels

Sirius XM Radio has introduced the SiriusXM Edge Dock and Play Radio. The Edge will be the first device capable of receiving the satellite radio provider's broadcasts using the new SiriusXM 2.0. The 2.0 revamp uses better modulation and compression to squeeze more content into a transmission, effectively increasing the available bandwidth and channels by a quarter.

The Edge still lets listeners pause, rewind, and replay live satellite radio programming. The radio allows for simultaneous browsing and listening and carries 10 presets. Parental controls optionally lock out mature content, and a jump feature can either go back to the last channel or to news and weather.

The Edge will receive all of the channels of previous satellite radios plus the new Sirius 2.0 channels. These will offer expanded music, sports and comedy channels including content from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, ESPN SportsCenter, and George Carlin. More comprehensive Latino programming is similarly on tap, such as tropical, salsa, merengue, Latin pop, Latin hip-hop, and Latin classic rock.

Sirius has priced the Edge radio at $140. It's available from the broadcaster's online site and will be on retailer's shelves shortly.








by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

HP 14-x030nr 14-inch Chromebook

If you're like us, chances are you've come to realize that you need the ability to access the Internet on the go. Also, you've prob ...

15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch

Apple's 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro continues to be a popular notebook with professional users and prosumers looking for the ultimate ...

Typo keyboard for iPad

Following numerous legal shenanigans between Typo -- a company founded in part by Ryan Seacrest -- and the clear object of his physica ...

toggle

Most Commented