January 2015

CES2015: DISH Announces Sling TV

This changes everything. We’ve known for some time that DISH was planning a streaming service and they announced it in a special pre-CES press release. It’s still not final but we’re getting a very good idea…


How does an infrared remote work?

Infrared remotes. If you’re like me, you have a bucket of them dating back 15 or 20 years. I hate to get rid of a remote, I don’t know why, but somehow I think that I’ll…



What does Wi-Fi stand for?

Nothing. There. It’s going to be a pretty short article, right? OK, let’s back up and explain. Wi-Fi has always been a commercial product, unlike earlier forms of networking. Sure its roots date back as early…