October 2017

FUN FRIDAY: The world in miniature

Few things out there as cool as a photograph of something really really small. AdaFruit industries recently published a series of what they call “macrophotographs” showing very small things at high magnification. Of course, the photos…

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COMMUNICATIONS PIONEERS: Laika the Dog

The first creature to fly through space wasn’t a person. That honor goes to Laika the dog, who was launched into space in 1957, just months after the launch of the first successful artificial satellite. Laika…



FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Download gigabytes at 65mph

You’re driving along at highway speeds and (ahem) your passenger is safely using a mobile device. Perhaps watching a movie, updating an app, crushing a candy, whatever. So let’s get this straight. Since the average range of a…


Satellite TV on a boat? What a great idea!

When you’re out on the water… often the last thing you think about is television. That’s good — you should spend time outside, getting fresh air and having fun. But hey, we all have a need…



DIRECTV releases Fall 4K Schedule

Get ready for even more great 4K programming from DIRECTV this fall. DIRECTV’s three full-time 4K channels already offer the best documentaries, movies and special events on channels 104-106 for customers with the right hardware. Now,…