September 2017

What is an outlet saver?

The best thing since sliced bread? That may be saying a little much, but an outlet saver is going to make it a lot easier to manage all those electronic devices and chargers that make life…


STREAMING SATURDAY: Avoid CBS All Access

So, CBS is has decided to strike out on its own with a streaming app. The question is, is it worth it to streamers? While every other network’s TV shows are available on Hulu, CBS has…


Will AT&T retire the DIRECTV name?

I’ve been hearing this one for about 3 years. Supposedly, DIRECTV will be so completely swallowed by AT&T that even the name will go away. People say it will be changed to “AT&T TV” or something…


FUN FRIDAY: Shrek Ragnarok

To be honest, I didn’t much care for the first two Thor movies. I’m not a massive fan of the comic thunder god anyway, and to me it seemed like the imagery was wrong, the tone was wrong,…



THROWBACK THURSDAY: HDTV is coming

Back in 2007, HD was a curiosity. DIRECTV had about six national HD channels and a decent sized (37″) HDTV would run you about $1,500. The world was about to change, though, and The Solid Signal…


Fall TV Preview: Hidden Gems

It looks like our fall preview guide has become an annual tradition. This is great because it’s the one time I get to publicly disagree with Stuart Sweet! In October, the TV networks roll out what…



DISH brings the 4K

DISH is getting into the 4K game at long last with a full-time channel for Hopper 3 and its 4K Joey clients. DISH channel 540 will be carrying 4K on Saturdays all season with college football…