Let's face it: FM radio sucks. It's full of static, the selection is painfully limited, and the morning shows are essentially the same crass telephone spoof that's been repeated for the past 10 years. At this point, FM radio just makes your morning commute even more insufferable than it already is (and for the NPR fanboys: public radio is excepted).
If you find yourself agreeing with me, then you might be finally ready to throw down for satellite radio. And if you're not ready to retire the beater or upgrade your entertainment system, Sirius unveiled another car accessory that will turn any stock radio into a satellite radio.
The XM Snap is a smaller version of the Onyx Dock and Play that you plug into a vehicle's power adapter. The advantage of the XM Snap over the Onyx appears to be the adjustable stalk that swivels so the driver or passenger can better see or use the radio controls.
The XM Snap is being released in October for $59.99. Of course, you still need a subscription. Whether the accessory plus the $9.99 to $16.99 monthly XM subscription fee is worth it depends on how much you hate listening to meatheads making crank calls in the morning. … Read more