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Is the era of quality TV dead?

It’s been called the second golden age of TV. Led by premium channels and streaming services, the last 5-7 years have seen a massive increase in so-called “quality TV.” While the 2000s gave us a steady…


FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Transistors and Minecraft

So if you know someone under the age of 18 you’ve doubtless come to know about Minecraft. Simply put, Minecraft is to today’s kids what Legos were to older generations — a limitless tool for building whole worlds…



DIRECTV adds another HD Channel

HD Completists rejoice… DIRECTV has added Aspire TV to its lineup! The channel is also available for U-Verse customers as well, and you should expect from now on that whenever you see a channel add on…


Is a satellite tax really fair?

The subject of satellite taxes comes up over and over. If you’re in Massachusetts, Florida, Utah, or one of the seven states that currently have a satellite tax, you see it on your bill. You may…




When Bluetooth isn’t your friend

Bluetooth ought to be the perfect solution. It’s been evolving for decades and in its latest incarnation, it works with very low power and provides secure communication between devices that has, as yet, proven difficult to…


Teens and screens: is the romance over?

Today’s teens, born in the final days when you could watch Friends on Thursday night, have grown up with a very different view of the world. It goes without saying that they have constant access to information, that…