June 2017

DIRECTV NOW is up to 20,000 on demand titles

Just keeps getting better. DIRECTV NOW is turning into the only live streaming service you’ll need. Latecomers like YouTube TV and Hulu are really beginning to fall behind. After adding a lot of local channels as…


What to do with a broken tablet ??????

Here’s an interesting story for you. One of my lesser computers, a Windows 10 “convertible,” just stopped working. I mean, in the middle of a Powerpoint, just shut down and gave up. It’s getting power and…


DISH shows EVOLVE, a new hotel solution

This might finally be the year that hotel entertainment catches up. I’ve been complaining for oh, about half a decade that hotels don’t do enough to provide a good in-room entertainment experience. The old excuse…


DIRECTV app allows more offloading

Because not everyone has unlimited data. It’s funny how the balance seems to shift in the world of cell phone and tablet viewing. Of course in the 2000s no one had enough bandwidth to stream. That’s…


Why recycle your used electronics?

Every two years or so we get new phones. Every five years, new computers. Every ten years, new TVs. Within the last decade, we’ve been asked not to just throw the old ones out, but to…




PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: SM-19 Wind Meter

Pocket sized cool. It doesn’t matter if you’re a pilot, meteorologist or just a hobbyist, you’ll love the Skymate SM-19 Wind Meter. This little device proves just by its very existence that you can’t do 100% of everything…