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“DIRECTV Now” adds… what now?

Well, ok. More channels are better I guess. DIRECTV yesterday announced that their new streaming service, which will be formally revealed next Monday, has a few new channels. It looks like the Fox stable of channels…

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Consumer Electronics Equipment for Holiday Trips

The holidays mean long road trips for many people each year. Make sure you have the consumer electronics equipment you need for your holiday trip. Is a trip to Aunt Bertha’s for a holiday dinner in…


STREAMING SATURDAY: Is Netflix Slipping?

As the streaming services continue to battle for market share, it appears that the crown has begun to slip from Netflix’s head. While Netflix remains the most popular streaming service, its position has been on…


DIRECTV Now? DIRECTV When?

Well, time’s running out. DIRECTV Now, the streaming-only service, from AT&T, was expected to launch this month. Other sites claimed to have memos which put the launch at November 4, but it’s been two weeks…


DIRECTV adds Oxygen in HD

DIRECTV adds another channel in high definition… Oxygen, which targets female older millennials, gen-X, and younger baby boomers, has finally gone HD on DIRECTV on channel 251. There. I know, this channel isn’t terribly interesting for…




THROWBACK THURSDAY: Voice Assistant rants

Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Today we are surrounded by voice-controlled assistants. Siri and Google were just the start; today we have Alexa, Cortana, and others I can’t even think of. I’ll be honest, I…


SOUND OFF SUNDAY: Your Alter Ego

OK folks… this the last “Sound Off Sunday” as far as I know. I’m almost out of antennas to give away. This week we’ll be giving away this Antop AT-414B antenna or something similar. By now you…


STREAMING SATURDAY: Amazon’s Goliath

Goliath is Amazon Prime Video’s latest original series and the current streaming favorite at Casa del Buckler. Goliath stars Billy Bob Thornton as Billy McBride. Once a well-respected attorney, McBride now is a boozy shadow of his…


FUN FRIDAY: The Bunny Museum

I got nothin. There is a real thing called The Bunny Museum. I came across it when researching images for another article. Of course it’s in Southern California. And the scariest part is that it’s amassed…