July 2013

The nightmare scenario of streaming TV

No live video, anywhere. It could happen. Here’s the recipe for Armageddon: First, local broadcasters start to fall when the networks stop being able to deliver full-time programming. Honestly we’re halfway into this. NBC’s well-publicized fall will be just…



THROWBACK THURSDAY: PC Fails of 2013

What a quaint sounding article. “PC Fails of 2013” sounds like an old-school musical like “Sunshine Follies of ’36.” It’s the name of an article I wrote about four years ago, in which I said PCs would…


The best AM antenna?

For many of us, antennas are a passion. We spend hours and dollars, more hours and more dollars, in pursuit of the perfect FM and TV reception. Yet, most of use rely on combination AM and…



Some commercials are worth watching

In this age where we skip as much advertising as possible, it’s hard to think that there was a time when great commercials entertained us and even gave us joy. Sure, for every “Mean Joe Greene”…