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Will 2017 be the year of 4K?

I can’t believe I’m asking this question again. It seems like 4K has been around longer than Elvis and yet it’s still never completely caught on. For myself, I first saw a “consumer” demonstration of 4K in…



FUN FRIDAY: The very first laptop

It was called the Grid Compass. If you had $10,000 to spend in 1979, you could pick up two mid-size cars or one of these, which has the distinction of being the first laptop computer. We…


THROWBACK THURSDAY: SportsNet LA

Three years ago this week, SportsNet LA, known to most folks as “The Dodgers Channel,” went on the air. We covered it here. At the time, only Time Warner Cable customers could see it, along with a…



DISH has a a great fourth quarter

Good news for shareholders… financials released yesterday show that DISH had a great fourth quarter of 2016. They added over 28,000 subscribers, had growing income and profits, and all of this is a huge contrast over…


Go “Commercial Grade” with Solid Signal

Modulators. Racks. Fiber Distribution. The average person out there doesn’t care at all about these things. But you do. You run a TV station, a hotel’s in-house distribution system, or a school’s TV system. Maybe you’re…




FUN FRIDAY: The Narrow World

I saw this short film a couple of weeks ago and can’t get it out of my head. Called The Narrow World,, you’re meant to think at first that it’s a riff off every alien-landing movie…