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Streaming Saturday: Netflix, Amazon Win Emmy Awards

Streaming services Netflix and Amazon won 15 and nine Emmy Awards, respectively. Could this be a sign of the supremacy of streaming in the entertainment world? Whether it took home the win or was honored with…


OK, let’s get going with “DIRECTV Now”

It’s been over six months since DIRECTV announced that it will have streaming services for customers who don’t want to get satellite TV. Am I the only one who’s getting antsy? Several sites have reported AT&T exec Randall…


FUN FRIDAY: McWhat?

We all know it’s not good for us. There’s no disputing it, though… McDonalds’ fortunes may rise and fall but they’re here to stay. The company has roughly 35 quadrillion locations(slight exaggeration) all over the world…


Is “Cable” Now a Dirty Word?

In its efforts to reinvent itself, the cable industry’s top lobbying organization confirms that “cable” a dirty word. The National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) recently announced it will be known as “NCTA – The Internet & Television…


The easiest mobile satellite system. Period.

Honest. It doesn’t get any easier than this. I’m talking about Winegard’s DISH Playmaker system. This is what I’m talking about: You put it down. You connect it to a receiver. You plug the receiver into AC power….


FUN FRIDAY: Eleven is the Monster

Warning: Radical, artsy-fartsy film analysis theory about Stranger Things to follow! Are you Stranger Things fan who’s left wondering about the origins of the Monster, and why Barb had to die? I have some theories for you to consider….


CEDIA 2016: DISH shows DPH42 Hybrid Switch

DISH brings even more function to Hopper 3 DVRs with the introduction of the DPH42 multiswitch. This new switch will let you have two Hopper 3’s, each with six Joeys, from a single dish. It’s been…


CEDIA 2016 Report

Transparent monitor… very cool. The CEDIA Expo is a smaller and more manageable event than something like CES, and it’s a lot easier to get a feeling for what’s going on. The team made it through…