January 2017

When will DIRECTV SWM be required?

It kinda, already is. DIRECTV’s SWM system, in use since 2008, allows for a single wire to go to every receiver, client or DVR. Using the older “legacy” system you needed one line for every…


Tech Choice 1200 Lumen Flashlight

A flashlight is something that every home needs. This Tech Choice 1200 Lumen flashlight is bright, durable, and economical… in short, it’s the perfect flashlight. It’s amazing how much Tech Choice has packed into this tiny flashlight….


AT&T to reveal fourth quarter results

AT&T is expected to reveal its 4th quarter 2016 results in a conference call taking place later today. Unlike the DIRECTV days, the new corporate overlords prefer to make financial disclosures quietly, usually after the stock…


Check out the Solid Signal FAQ library!

Solid Signal has always been the best place to go to get your questions answered. Now, we’re completely revising our “FAQ” Frequently Asked Questions library with new designs, new answers, and tons of new content! Bookmark…


Monoprice USB Digital Microscope

Need a microscope for your kid’s science class or for your own needs? We highly recommend this technologically advanced yet affordable Monoprice USB Digital microscope. How It Works The Monoprice USB microscope is light years ahead of those…




Commissioner Ajit Pai to (probably) head FCC

On Friday, one of the lesser-noticed transitions in government took place as Tom Wheeler stepped down from his position as chair of the FCC. Mr. Wheeler would have been within his rights to continue for some…



USB Inspection Camera for Android PC

An endoscope is something that nearly everyone can use. Because these inspection cameras see into the tightest places, they can help you with nearly any job. How It Works This endoscope camera attaches to the USB…



Kill-A-Watt Energy Meter

If your electricity bill is too high, you need the Kill-A-Watt energy meter. It calculates your devices’ electricity costs to help you save money on your electric bills. How it Works… The Kill-A-Watt energy meter calculates and…


NEW REVIEW: SureCall EZCall Cellular Signal Booster

It’s the best value in cellular signal boosters. The EZ-Call from SureCall boosts voice signals with a scorching 72dB of power, and it doesn’t even require an outdoor antenna! It’s everything you need and it’s priced less than…


What is a VPN?

You might know about a VPN if you work from home. Even then you might think it’s some sort of magic hokum thingie that you really don’t understand. Relax, like most of the internet it works…