September 2016







Can you align a satellite dish without a meter?

It’s almost tailgating season and that means a lot of folks setting up satellite dishes to watch the game. Solid Signal makes it easy with kits designed to provide you with everything you’ll need. You just need…


STREAMING SATURDAY: Netflix News

Streamers know there’s always something going on at Netflix. This week, we have some excellent news regarding two of the biggest hits for the streaming service. Stranger Things Bigger Than Game of Thrones (Duh!) I…


What is an M2M booster?

It’s this unassuming little thing. Maybe you hadn’t thought about this, but all those new soda machines that can read your card? They all need to communicate. ATMs, too. Every time you’re swiping, inserting, or waving…


FUN FRIDAY: Eleven is the Monster

Warning: Radical, artsy-fartsy film analysis theory about Stranger Things to follow! Are you Stranger Things fan who’s left wondering about the origins of the Monster, and why Barb had to die? I have some theories for you to consider….


CEDIA 2016: DISH shows DPH42 Hybrid Switch

DISH brings even more function to Hopper 3 DVRs with the introduction of the DPH42 multiswitch. This new switch will let you have two Hopper 3’s, each with six Joeys, from a single dish. It’s been…


Looking to learn more about satellite TV?

I’m proud of this blog and the tens of thousands of tutorials you’ll find here. I’ll admit, though, that it will only take you so far. If you’re interested in truly taking things to the next…


CEDIA 2016 Report

Transparent monitor… very cool. The CEDIA Expo is a smaller and more manageable event than something like CES, and it’s a lot easier to get a feeling for what’s going on. The team made it through…