StarLight for Mac enters alpha; iPhone client in development

Summary:As a subscriber to Sirius Satellite Radio one of my favorite new applications for Mac OS X is StarLight from NiceMac LLC.It's a super simple, thin client to access the Sirius radio Web streams.

StarLight 1.09aAs a subscriber to Sirius Satellite Radio one of my favorite new applications for Mac OS X is StarLight from NiceMac LLC.

It's a super simple, thin client to access the Sirius radio Web streams. Currently at version 109.a (download link) it's an excellent alternative to Sirius' hokey Web interface which requires a login (with captcha), WMV components for QuickTime and can't be paused. Worst of all, Sirius Web streaming doesn't work with FireFox on the Mac.

Just fire up StarLight and choose a station from the drop-down list, it's simple, fast and a breath of fresh air compared to the Web interface. Even cooler is word that NiceMac is hard at work developing a Sirius app for the iPhone. I can't wait.

(Tip: TUAW)

Topics: Apple, Browser, Hardware

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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