January 2013

CES 2013: No COM1000 to see here

Worth mentioning that I visited the Technicolor booth at CES and there was no COM1000 system in sight. Of course, I wasn’t expecting to see it there either. They were there promoting their more well-known…

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CES 2013: One for the history books

A lot of fun. That’s our verdict on this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. In past years, the show had gotten a little boring, a little slow even, especially in years when the Macworld…


CES 2013: Day 3 Wrapup

Wait, this is a consumer electronics show? Today we spent a lot of time in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, where it looked more like a car show than a consumer electronics…


DIRECTV to add 8 new channels!

Leave it to signal labs member and intrepid satellite watcher Sixto to find the stuff DIRECTV wants to stay hidden. He has uncovered evidence that 8 more HD channels are testing right now. Of course…


CES 2013: The Televisions of CES

If there was one thing on prominent display at CES this year, it was televisions. Every size was shown from the tiny 7″ models at the RCA booth (and others) to the massive 110″ displays that…



CES 2013: DISH booth tour

We were granted exclusive access to the DISH booth and we’re happy to share it all with you! DISH unveiled its Hopper with Sling at the show, which is still a little while away, but its…


CES 2013: Day 2 Wrapup

Today’s trip took us to the central hall of CES, where the big manufacturers had the biggest displays of the whole show. We weren’t surprised to see the familiar names, but there were a few that…


CES 2013: Can you tell the Darbee Difference?

Here at CES 2013, we have been focusing on the Cobalt, the lower-priced product in the Darbee line. The Darblet is still the top of the line, though, and it’s available today! We’re also premiering our newest “Hands On”…


CES 2013: All the details on the Darbee Cobalt!

Cobalt. It’s the new lower-priced video processor from the people who brought you the Darblet, and only Solid Signal has it for pre-order. We were invited to a private meeting with the folks from DarbeeVision and they…