August 2016

Televes shows new manufacturing method

My friends over at Televes are very proud of the technology they’ve pioneered. Their new manufacturing process lets them create smaller circuits than ever before using new methods. I’ll admit that it’s a little over my…



Meet Your Signal Pro: Eric Foreit

At Solid Signal, it’s our team that makes us the premier online destination for satellite TV, antenna, and cellular enthusiasts. Each of our Signal Pros answers calls, emails, and chats to help you find the product…


FACE IT: VHF isn’t going away

Back in 2009, television signals here in the US went all digital. If you were interested in antennas and TV back then you might remember there was a whole transition period where both analog and digital…



Is it the end of the “app culture?”

How many apps do you load into your phone in the average week? How about in the average month? Chances are unless you just got a new phone that number’s pretty small. I have been hearing…


Cell booster problems? Reboot it!

Cellular signal boosters are actually small computers. Like all computers, they do lock up now and again. It’s rare, but they sometimes just stop working. Before tossing a perfectly good cellular booster, why not try a…


Cord-Cutters, Are You Ready for Some Football?

Football season is almost here, cord-cutters! If you want to see more games than your TV antenna delivers, Solid Signal has the solution! When it comes to pro football, cord-cutters are pretty lucky. Many of your…


Marvel’s Luke Cage, Documentaries Coming to Netflix

Get ready for a bonus STREAMING SATURDAY! Luke Cage, the Marvel superhero from Harlem, is coming to Netflix. So are four documentaries that feature a variety of interesting and thought-provoking subjects. Based on the trailer,…



The New Hulu: What to Expect

Thanks to Stuart Sweet’s clandestine and ubiquitous reportage, you already know that Hulu is axing its free streaming services. Here’s a little more about how the new paid Hulu will work. According to an article in Fortune…




Just how big is cord-cutting anyway?

There’s no question it’s a bona fide phenomenon… but there’s a lot of question about how big that phenomenon is. I’m talking about cord-cutting, the trend of getting rid of your cable bill and getting all…