February 2016

Read our new review: Televes DigiNova Boss

It’s European-made quality at a price you can afford! The new Televes DigiNova Boss is a UHF/VHF antenna with built-in amplification and a filter that blocks cellular data signals. Our team’s been hard at work testing and…


Does IP control work for your DIRECTV receiver?

IP Control. It’s gotten a lot easier since we published this article three years ago. Driven mostly by the advances in DIRECTV’s app for smartphones and tablets, it’s become very common to control your DIRECTV receiver using…






Get to know the DIRECTV Extras menu

Yes, it’s pretty tempting to ignore. The Extras menu on your HD receiver or DVR doesn’t get a lot of love, and that’s a shame. It’s become somewhat of a graveyard of old ideas, but each…


DISH announces financial results

OK, sometimes you’re the windshield and sometimes you’re the bug. There’s not a lot of positive spin to put on DISH’s financial results from the last quarter, and sometimes that’s just going to happen. There are…


THEY WENT THERE: AT&T phasing out U-Verse TV

If there were any questions about whether the future belonged to DIRECTV’s technology or U-Verse’s, they’ve been pretty much put to bed. Several sources including Bloomberg report that AT&T has stopped all manufacturing orders for new U-Verse hardware….