May 2017




Fall TV 2016/17: How did it fare?

Several months ago, I posted a rather bitter description of the new programs debuting on the broadcast networks. I cited the lack of imagination of the networks and their collective ability to actually provide much stuff…





TIP: Slow DIRECTV box? Try this simple fix

Speed is a funny thing. Something may seem fast to you but slow to someone else. Still, there are cases when something is slow and everyone agrees. DIRECTV receivers range from super-fast to dog slow, and…





What is Televes T-Force Technology?

One of the most important improvements in this year’s Televes antennas is T-Force technology. T-Force is Televes’ brand name for its MMIC manufacturing process, which makes its amplifiers and other electronics even better, cleaner, and more…



DISH gets voice control thanks to Alexa

So, ok. I’m still not convinced voice control is going to take off. Most of the people I know who got an Echo dot for the holidays used it a few times to ask stupid questions,…