This Sirius-ly sucks

As I write this, my speakerphone is playing music from Sirius, because I’m trying to cancel my account with the satellite radio service. It’s been playing for 20 minutes now as I’m on hold waiting for the department that will accept my cancellation. I used to like Sirius. I now think it sucks, big-time. Why…

360-degree views for the masses (if you’re lucky)

PictureCloud.com has an interesting idea: Allow anyone to create a walk-around image by submitting multiple images (around 20 is ideal) of an object. The service mashes the photos together to make what appears to be a 360-degree view of the object. The result is kind of cool. I can see how this might come in…

I want it when I want it

I first ordered Sirius satellite radio service over a year ago. It came up for renewal earlier this year, and I did re-up, but I’m beginning to wonder why. I’m finding myself less enchanted with the service. Now, what’s great about satellite radio is a wide range of music with no commercials. It’s a thousand…

I’m in love with Pandora

I can’t stand commercial FM radio stations. Between the boring playlists, the DJs who talk too much, the incessant commercials, and the lack of a way to know what song or artist is currently playing … yuck. Which is why I’m a satellite-radio customer (Sirius, but not because of Howard Stern). But even though Sirius…