April 2015



Is optical audio (TOSLINK) obsolete?

Well, if you believe DIRECTV… TOSLINK, otherwise known as optical audio, started life as “Toshiba Link,” a way for Toshiba-branded CD players to connect to audio systems. Of course this was back in 1983 when…



What kind of antenna mount is best?

Actually it depends. When mounting an antenna you have to worry about a lot of factors. If the antenna is large, you have to worry that it will be affected by wind and that the mount…





NICE AND EASY: What is “APG?”

You take the guide for granted, but think about it: it wasn’t too long ago that you actually needed a magazine made out of paper to know what was on. By the 1990s, most pay-tv systems…


Is DIRECTV losing YouTube support?

The following message is making the rounds at several support forums: YouTube Application No Longer Available via DIRECTV April 20, 2015 Due to changes in third party software, the YouTube application will no longer be available…