February 2015

OBSOLETE TECHNOLOGY: Amber monitors

The world seems to have forgotten about amber monitors. Believe it or not, it’s hard to even find a picture of one in action. Way back when color screens were considered too expensive for everyday use,…


OBSOLETE TECHNOLOGY: Book and Record sets

A comic book that you read along with a vinyl record. Vinyl may be coming back, but this particular bizarre pairing probably isn’t. Oh, to be young again when there was actually some imagination required to…


IT’S REALLY TIME: Upgrade to SWM Technology

If you haven’t upgraded to SWM technology, the clock is running out. The last of DIRECTV’s non-SWM-only products are beginning to dry up and that means that while your non-SWM system will still work, parts are…


What is the difference between a hub and a switch?

Well, other than the fact you can’t really find a network hub anymore. Once upon a time, network equipment was expensive. Of course today we have great product like our Datatronix Network Switch that’s very inexpensive and…






Why are HDMI splitters so expensive?

Because, your normal splitter is like eight bucks. If you look at our selection of HDMI splitters, you’ll see that they range from just around fifty dollars to well over five hundred. That’s pretty impressive considering that…


Do you need a LOCKPICK?

The nanny state says that there are things you can’t do while you’re driving For some reason it’s perfectly legal in most states to set a new destination on your GPS while you’re driving, as long…