April 2014


What is the quietest DIRECTV DVR?

None of them are incredibly noisy, but if you want a DVR in your bedroom, you’ll want the absolute quietest one. Really, the quietest box with full DVR functionality is a Genie Mini Client — they’re absolutely silent…


How small can a satellite receiver get?

The first DIRECTV receivers were the size of two medium pizza boxes stacked one on top of each other. Remember this was a receiver, not a DVR, and it was only standard definition. Size didn’t play…





A commercial headend in your house? Seriously?

Most folks aren’t going to pay $36,000 for this 48-channel pre-built headend system. That’s a little more than most people are willing to do. But you know what, if you’re one of the super-rich… it’s not such…