When Sirius first announced they’d be bringing their XM Radio app to Android, many rejoiced! But many of you were also Howard Stern fans and we soon learned that his broadcasts would not be featured on the Android app. Whether it was from a massive outcry from his fans or Sirius stressing to Stern how important internet streaming is, they’ve inked a new five year deal to bring his infinite wisdom to those who live on the web. And that means Android-using folks will finally have a reason to keep their Sirius subscriptions alive. [Electronista]
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