June 2017

DISH shows EVOLVE, a new hotel solution

This might finally be the year that hotel entertainment catches up. I’ve been complaining for oh, about half a decade that hotels don’t do enough to provide a good in-room entertainment experience. The old excuse…


DIRECTV app allows more offloading

Because not everyone has unlimited data. It’s funny how the balance seems to shift in the world of cell phone and tablet viewing. Of course in the 2000s no one had enough bandwidth to stream. That’s…


Why recycle your used electronics?

Every two years or so we get new phones. Every five years, new computers. Every ten years, new TVs. Within the last decade, we’ve been asked not to just throw the old ones out, but to…




PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: SM-19 Wind Meter

Pocket sized cool. It doesn’t matter if you’re a pilot, meteorologist or just a hobbyist, you’ll love the Skymate SM-19 Wind Meter. This little device proves just by its very existence that you can’t do 100% of everything…






FUN FRIDAY: Wait, Cars really ARE people?

In last week’s Fun Friday, I put forth the (not completely original) speculation that the universe of the Cars movies only makes sense if you believe that cars have people living inside them who can never get out. It…