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4 Things SiriusXM® And Netflix Have In Common

SiriusXM® satellite radio and Netflix are two of the most popular subscription-based services. Even though the services offer different types of entertainment, they share some qualities that made them successful. Here’s a list of 4 of those qualities. 1. Original Programming Netflix isn’t only a subscription service, but it’s also a production company. It produces […]

History Of The Car Stereo

To say that the car radio has come a long way would be a HUGE understatement. In-car entertainment is nothing like it was 80 years ago, and we don’t think anyone could have predicted just how far it has come. With every advancement – 8-track, aftermarket units, and satellite radio, just to name a few […]

5 Possible Reasons Behind Satellite Radio Signal Distortion

If you’re listening to your satellite radio and the signal becomes distorted, there are a few possible explanations. Let’s talk about each one and how to address it. 1. Signal Interruption It’s common to experience signal interruption while driving under a bridge, stopping your car under a big sign, or driving through a tunnel. When […]

3 Easy Ways To Upgrade Your Factory Radio

Not happy with your factory radio? We have good news: you can make a few changes and enjoy your radio more. You can easily upgrade your existing factory radio. The most common issues car owners have with their factory stereos are: Low-quality sound Not enough bass No satellite radio There are easy ways to solve […]

3 Things To Consider Before Installing a SiriusXM FM Direct Adapter

Thinking about installing a SiriusXM tuner and an FM direct adapter in your car? It’s an inexpensive way to hook up satellite radio so you can enjoy it on the go. However, FM adapters are not the best solution. Here are three reasons why. Image Credit: Car and Driver 1. FM Adapter Kits Are Usually […]

5 Things To Try If Your Satellite Radio Keeps Cutting Out

Got issues with your SiriusXM radio cutting out? Let us come to the rescue! We’re going to cover the 5 most common satellite radio issues and then show you how to troubleshoot each one. 1. Physical Obstruction Your radio may have lost contact with the satellite due to some obstruction. You might have issues with […]

3 Ways To Hook Up A SiriusXM Satellite Radio In Your Car

Thinking about trading in your car for a SiriusXM-ready vehicle just so you can enjoy your favorite satellite radio stations on the road? You don’t need to! You can add a SiriusXM radio to your car for a tiny fraction of the price of a new car. There are three different ways to do that. […]

Is Your Car SiriusXM Compatible?

While most modern cars are SiriusXM compatible, there are still a few cars that require some sort of adapter to access SiriusXM stations. So how do you know which category your car falls into? Read on to find out the answer. 3 Ways To Find Out If Your Car Already Has SiriusXM Radio Built-In There […]

Take The Quiz: What Can Dealers Add-On To Your New Car?

When you buy a new or used vehicle from a dealership, you’ll receive offers to upgrade your vehicle with features like window tinting, enhanced audio and fabric protection. Did you know dealerships can do a whole lot more than the basic upgrades they offer during the sales process? Many people don’t know about all the […]

The Pros And Cons Of SiriusXM FM Extenders

If you’re having difficulties with the FM transmitter integrated into your SiriusXM tuner, you might be thinking about installing an FM extender. An FM extender is a broadcast antenna on the end of a wire that plugs into your tuner. A long wire allows you to place the broadcast antenna close to the FM receiving […]

The Pros And Cons Of Having A SiriusXM Subscription

Should you get a SiriusXM subscription? Is it even worth it? Car owners have been asking themselves this question for almost two decades. If you’re on the fence about getting a SiriusXM subscription, these pros and cons may help you reach a decision. Let’s start with the cons. The Cons Of Having A SiriusXM Subscription […]

Portable SiriusXM Radio: Reviews, Alternatives, And More

SiriusXM is so awesome that it’s hard to leave your car after completing your trip. The powers that be at SiriusXM must’ve noticed how many people just sat parked in their cars listening to their favorite channels. So they rolled out portable SiriusXM radios. They have become quite popular over the past few years.

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