November 2017

DISH ends CBS Blackout

What a relief. According to the shortest press release ever, DISH and CBS have kissed and made up. I mean seriously, this is what DISH wrote: ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– DISH Network L.L.C. has reached a multi-year…

Read More




Thanksgiving is…

Dear friends, Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to gather together. It may no longer be the start of the holiday season… that honor seems to fall around Halloween these days. So, it’s…




Is closed captioning obsolete?

It’s been with you most (or all) of your life. You may not have realized it but closed captioning began all the way back in 1972. It became mandatory along with the Americans with Disabilities Act…



DIRECTV “H50” receiver on the horizon?

This rumor pops up now and again… someone on a user forum says that there’s a new DIRECTV receiver coming to replace the venerable H24 and H25. The H24 debuted in 2009 and is DIRECTV’s only…