Any XM radios with Wifi access?

kryptonite

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I probably won't get one for a very long time, but do any come with WiFi?

I've dropped my iPod probably 100 times and it still plays fine. Compare that to my Stiletto where I skip a few heartbeats whenever it drops. Anything as tough as an iPod?

I'd like to be able to get reception while walking around with just wearing regular headphones as well.

However, I'm not really willing to pay an additional $12.95 a month for the XM...it'd be nice to "family plan" the XM radio with the Sirius one. I suppose I -could- start from scratch and just get one or two XM's with Best of Sirius, but that would be a bit expensive and i'd have to worry about selling my existing XM stuff. Not to mention, I have stuff saved on the Stiletto which was hard to get.
 
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kryptonite

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I spend a lot of time inside, so it's nice to tap into the WiFi. Even though XM supposedly has (or pre-merger had) the better channel updating with proper names and logos and whatnot, I sort of need that wireless access.
 

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OH H.....EYE OH
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I spend a lot of time inside, so it's nice to tap into the WiFi. Even though XM supposedly has (or pre-merger had) the better channel updating with proper names and logos and whatnot, I sort of need that wireless access.

Why not get the in door XM wireless signal repeater.

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goreds2

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Still requires a radio like the Inno and XMp3 to be seated in the home dock and plugged into a special antenna. You can't just walk around the house picking up the signal.
Yes I can. I have an adaptor that plugs into the MyFi where I can plug in a XM antenna so I can walk around the house. This is probably not a better concept than the WiFi method though.

XM Satellite Radio at MyRadioStore - Antennas & Extensions - Adapters, Splitters, and Extensions - Antenna Adapter for MyFi, AirWare & Tao
 

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I spend a lot of time inside, so it's nice to tap into the WiFi. Even though XM supposedly has (or pre-merger had) the better channel updating with proper names and logos and whatnot, I sort of need that wireless access.
I don't know where you live but here in my area (So Cal) I don't even need WiFi indoors to get good reception where as Sirius, I couldn't even get 1 bar. XM is known for better indoor reception, generally. Have you tried XM at your home? You may live in a strong reception area.
 

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The way I see it once The Geeks get that Starplayr released for the iPod Touch and iPhone, I can stream my music from that device, so I don't really need a per-say XM wifi device. They are claiming it is only a matter of time for it to get approved and we should be able to gain access to it.
 

kryptonite

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I don't know where you live but here in my area (So Cal) I don't even need WiFi indoors to get good reception where as Sirius, I couldn't even get 1 bar. XM is known for better indoor reception, generally. Have you tried XM at your home? You may live in a strong reception area.
Interesting.

OTOH, what needs to be done in office buildings where someone may not be near a window? What about centrally-located hallways?

That's an idea, but one worth testing before buying.