May 2016

Can your DVR be in the cloud?

Such a simple question, such a complex answer. After all, we put pretty much our entire lives in the cloud, on YouTube, on OneDrive or Google Drive or iCloud Drive or Mulholland Drive, on Facebook and…

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DIRECTV announces their next Live 4K Event

Ready for more awesome 4K programming from DIRECTV? DIRECTV has announced that they will be covering the AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament in 4K this weekend, May 21 and 22. Coverage of the 17th hole…





Is a small 4K TV a waste of money?

That’s a loaded question. The easy answer would of course be “no,” since no 4KTV no matter how small could fail to be awesome. But realistically, the real answer has to do with viewing distance. 4K…



How long should a satellite receiver last?

It’s a sad fact today that a lot of electronic devices become obsolete before they break. I can’t even remember how many perfectly good components have ended up in the recycle bin because they simply didn’t…



VHF and UHF… what’s the deal?

Here’s an easy way to know old someone is. Ask them the difference between VHF and UHF. If you’re talking to a 60-year-old, he’ll tell you VHF is the top knob on the TV and…