2017


Cord-Cutting is Easy and Fun

You don’t have to be a technological genius to cut the cord. It’s not hard to assemble a TV antenna, attach it to a TV, then run a channel scan. When it comes to any kind…


Will we see DIRECTV at this year’s CES?

We’re mere hours away from the opening of the 2017 Consumer Electronics show. The whole blog team is packing up and getting ready to head down to Las Vegas, where temperatures are expected to be a…



DIRECTV forced to black out stations in 33 markets

If you’re in one of the cities with a Hearst-owned local station, you probably don’t need me to tell you that you’ve lost that station. DIRECTV’s contract negotiations with Hearst Television didn’t get wrapped up by…


What does wire gauge actually mean?

As a professional you probably understand wire gauge. You may be able to imagine what a 16 gauge wire looks like, and you know that as the number goes up, the size goes down. Did you…