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Old 04-03-2008, 11:09 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Just installed & it's running...but keeps cutting out. I have XM in my car & love it - but not gonna pay $8 for sketchy service (or only 20 channels)

Great concept though...would be nice when I'm at the gym or something...
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Old 04-03-2008, 12:52 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Try BerryTunes v2.2 (Virtual Views Mobile Software) as an alternative -- one-time $20 license fee, and you can access literally hundreds of Internet radio feeds! The have a three-day free trial, too.
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Another option is dollars5 Media player - you can add any station you can find on the internet, and there are hundreds. It is also a good media player for video and audio files, you can create playlists and it's customizable. I can get my former college station KUCI over it, KUSC too, all sorts of stations not on berry tunes (which i have and still like for its simple layout). Best of all, you can get radio stations from shoutcast, the ones with nuts babbling about world conspiracies and ufo's for those long, long drives to keep you from passing out. That alone is worth it.

I checked this program out - not a single channel I like. If they update with a massive amount of channels (including news), then they'll have something. Otherwise...not quite there.
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$20 one time fee.

It's a great company, they have very good customer support and are constantly making improvements. XM definitely looks better visually, but it doesn't have all the features of dollars5 media player. One day maybe it'll be better and more flexible, but dollars5 media player in my opinion just wins out in features, quality and a good company that cares about its customers behind it.
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Downloaded and tried the 24 hour trial. Sound quality is horrible, like listening to AM radio. I couldn't get the app to keep music playing for more than 2 songs. It would just stop playing / lock up on me. Uninstalled.
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Y'know, this poster hit it right on the head...

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Noob here. Why pay for it again when you can use orb + uXM and listen to it for free.

Setup is in this thread: Sirius Radio Works On My Blackberry Pearl 8130......check It Out..

Works great on my vzw pearl

edit: you have to already have a sirius or xm subscription
...until someone writes a decent XM player for the Curve, a viable option is ORB and uXM.

I've been a loyal XM subscriber for many years (and used to listen all the time on my Treos); I cannot believe that XM would gouge its current subscribers for mobile access when PC access is free. In Yiddish, we call that chutzpah.

I currently use Orb and uXM and it works great.
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Y'know, this poster hit it right on the head...



...until someone writes a decent XM player for the Curve, a viable option is ORB and uXM.

I've been a loyal XM subscriber for many years (and used to listen all the time on my Treos); I cannot believe that XM would gouge its current subscribers for mobile access when PC access is free. In Yiddish, we call that chutzpah.

I currently use Orb and uXM and it works great.
What have you set the streaming format? I can't get orb to work on my bb. I'm on sprint 8830

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What have you set the streaming format? I can't get orb to work on my bb. I'm on sprint 8830
I don't believe the 8830 handles all the same formats as the 8330 Curve. Somebody out there correct me if I'm wrong...
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