Stream satellite radio to your BlackBerry over the web

Siriusradioblackberrypearl8830Most of us wouldn’t classify a BlackBerry as a media-centric handheld, but these instructions to stream satellite radio via to the web to your ‘Berry might help change the perception a little. Standard computing devices have long enjoyed XM and Sirius content over the Internet, but smaller devices have required plug-ins and workarounds. The solution outlined here is no different and uses an old streaming standby: Orb.In addition to Orb, you need a host PC and potentially a small add-on application to serve up your satellite radio, but once you have those, you can stream away on a bunch of mobile devices. It definitely works on the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 as shown by this video demonstration; folks with other models will have to try it out and report back. This has me thinking back to the Orb streaming I was doing on my iPhone this past summer. I wonder if this solution will net me some satellite radio on the iPhone too? I’ll update if time permits…(via Gear Diary)


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