June 2017


FUN FRIDAY: Wait, Cars really ARE people?

In last week’s Fun Friday, I put forth the (not completely original) speculation that the universe of the Cars movies only makes sense if you believe that cars have people living inside them who can never get out. It…




THROWBACK THURSDAY: Old Hard Drives

The day of the mechanical hard drive is almost over. Truth is, no one really wants one, which is why you can get incredibly massive ones so cheaply. I mean, one terabyte for $50? I remember…


Will a name change save Viacom?

Earlier this year, Viacom announced that the Spike channel would be rebranded as “The Paramount Network.” This is of course, not to be confused with the “United Paramount Network” or UPN, a broadcast network from the…



What is a “guest network?”

If you have any techie friends, they probably have them. A guest network is essentially a way to connect to someone’s Wi-Fi without them giving you access to any of their computers. It’s a polite way…


Here’s why DIRECTV remotes are better

Universal remotes seem like they’re a dime a dozen. No matter what TV provider you choose, your box comes with one. That’s great, at least at first. Most people don’t want a whole slew of remotes…