September 2017

Fall TV Preview: Hidden Gems

It looks like our fall preview guide has become an annual tradition. This is great because it’s the one time I get to publicly disagree with Stuart Sweet! In October, the TV networks roll out what…



DISH brings the 4K

DISH is getting into the 4K game at long last with a full-time channel for Hopper 3 and its 4K Joey clients. DISH channel 540 will be carrying 4K on Saturdays all season with college football…



Insider Guide to the Best Stuff (part 1)

Do you want the hook up on the best electronic products? Your inside sources at Solid Signal have the best online deals! Meet Mike Masura. He’s the fearless leader of Solid Signal’s customer service department. Mike has…


Fall Preview 2017: Where are the shows?

The fall preview guides written by myself and Jake Buckler were some of the best-read articles we wrote last year, so I thought it time, now that fall is around the corner, to get you up to date on the…


NEW VIDEO: Unboxing the NiteCore Tip

Who needs a flashlight when you have a cell phone? Well, everyone needs this NiteCore Tip flashlight. It’s the brightest mini flashlight you’ll find — about the size of a pair of AA batteries — and…




Don’t trust those cell phone bars

Remember this chart? It made the rounds a few years ago when Apple was trying to convince everyone that their iPhone didn’t have antenna issues. It’s a little dated but the problem it displays is still…


Does antenna stacking really work?

If one antenna is good, aren’t two better? That’s the idea behind stacking antennas. Put one antenna next to or on top of another and you’ll get better reception. It’s actually the basis behind antennas like…