March 2012


DIRECTV HD Menus Dissected

DIRECTV’s new HD menus look a lot better than the older menus, and the reason is simple: instead of being created at a single size, DIRECTV’s new menus are created separately for 480i, 720p, and…



Geezer vs. Weakling: Antenna Showdown, Part 2

In part one of this series, we looked at a 44-year-old antenna that’s still going strong after all these years. Now we’re looking at the Winegard HD1080 kit from Solid Signal. This is one of Solid…



Hands on with DIRECTV Everywhere

I’ve made no secret that one of my favorite apps for my iPad comes from DIRECTV. How can you go wrong with one free app that turns your iPad into a mega-remote, lets you watch live TV right…