January 2015




Should you remove the icicles on your antenna?

Oh boy. First of all I have to give you the major disclaimer: don’t do something potentially dangerous because some guy on the internet tells you to. Please, please evaluate your own situation before making a decision. Are…


DEBUNKING THE BLOGS: Will AT&T drop the DIRECTV name?

It’s time for another episode of… “One guy says one thing and the internet explodes.” The other day, The Wall Street Journal reported that AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is reviewing every aspect of the DIRECTV acquisition. When asked about…






Will a DIRECTV remote control your cable box?

We’ve been running a lot of sales lately on our 4-device universal remotes for DIRECTV. The most common question we have is, “will this work with my cable box?” Unfortunately in most cases the answer is…


YES YOU CAN: Build a wireless network over 8 miles long

OK, not everyone needs this… but that doesn’t mean it isn’t cool. Wireless, secure network communication between two points 15 kilometers apart. It’s not only possible, it’s easy using Ubiquiti’s Nanostation M5 adapters. Put one where your network…


CES2015 Wrapup

We’re all back at our desks now and there’s been plenty of time to absorb the impact of the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show. From the point of view of our Solid Signal fans, we saw the…