November 2017

FUN FRIDAY: Who owns what

This blog doesn’t go political. That’s one of the things I’m proudest of, honestly. In a world where we are constantly bombarded by politics, I think of this blog as a little oasis where home theater…

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Don’t settle for bad hotel TV!

It’s 2017. Heck, it’s almost 2018. That’s why I’m amazed when I go to a hotel and it looks really nice outside, the carpets are clean, the beds are comfortable… and the TV is a staticky…


What is good signal strength on a cell phone?

It’s not just about the bars. Real techies measure cell phone signals in dBm, and ignore the cell phone bars. Why? Because as I said a few years ago, those bar measurements are pretty much meaningless. Before…



Is an amplified antenna best for you?

What you see above is Televes’ 5-output indoor distribution amplifier. It’s powerful little amplifier that’s getting a lot of positive reviews out in the real world. There’s a real controversy about amplified antennas and it doesn’t help…





Stop Believing These Six Cord-Cutting Myths!

Is cutting the cord something you’ve considered? If so, don’t let these six totally untrue cord-cutting myths keep you from enjoying free HDTV. Before we get into the myths, it’s best to define what cord-cutting is….