Wed, 29 June 2011
As I was mousing around the Ford SyncMyRide forums I noticed a topic titled "Sirius Voice Command Update File" in the category "SYNC Announcements." I'm always eager to update my computer equipment, so I downloaded the file to a thumb drive and took it out to Henry for the patch. It didn't work the first time, and I'll tell you why so you don't make the same mistake.
The text file didn't say what the patch fixed, and the SYNC agent I chatted with online may have had the wrong info when he said it was an update of SIRIUS's channel lineup. Before the patch and afterward I had 141 channels, so no extra ones were added. I haven't had time yet to see if the order of the channels has changed somehow. Anyway, the update worked fine, whatever it did.
Also in this episode, I'll tell you how to interrupt the Voice Command woman any time you want to, which is especially handy when she goes on and on with commands you could have said if you hadn't made some boneheaded mistake by saying an incorrect command. And you'll hear a little soothing crooning from a famous singer whose permission I don't have to use the clip on the podcast.