February 2016



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….


How is antenna performance measured?

TV reception is a funny thing. While we do our best with the wide variety of tools we have, there’s no way to guarantee that a particular antenna will work in a particular location, short of…