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FUN FRIDAY: Eleven is the Monster

Warning: Radical, artsy-fartsy film analysis theory about Stranger Things to follow! Are you Stranger Things fan who’s left wondering about the origins of the Monster, and why Barb had to die? I have some theories for you to consider….

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CEDIA 2016: DISH shows DPH42 Hybrid Switch

DISH brings even more function to Hopper 3 DVRs with the introduction of the DPH42 multiswitch. This new switch will let you have two Hopper 3’s, each with six Joeys, from a single dish. It’s been…


CEDIA 2016 Report

Transparent monitor… very cool. The CEDIA Expo is a smaller and more manageable event than something like CES, and it’s a lot easier to get a feeling for what’s going on. The team made it through…



THROWBACK THURSDAY: CEDIA Expo 1994

If there was any doubt when that picture was taken, it was back in 1994 at what they called “the largest CEDIA Expo yet.” About 3,000 folks traveled to Dallas, just as your blog team did…


Left Behind Again!

Call your boss a “bitter old man” and he’ll punish you. How else can you explain Stuart Sweet going to Dallas with the rest of the blog team… just not me? The Custom Electronics Design &…


FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Time-slots and Seasons

We’re on the verge of the fall television season. This is the time we’re supposed to get interested in the new slate of shows rolling out… I’ve already explained that there’s not a lot to love this…


CEDIA Expo 2016 is this week… we’ll be there!

CEDIA Expo is the premier trade show for installers and home theater integrators. Unlike flashier shows such as CES, it’s strictly off limits to the public. The Solid Signal Blog team has been there every year…


Netflix: September and Beyond

A new documentary heads up Netflix’s exciting September releases, as the streaming service is planning even more original content in 2017. Earlier this year, Netflix announced its $6 billion commitment to original content. The success…


Bluetooth Wristband Fitness Tracker

Tired of working out and not seeing results? Solid Signal has the Bluetooth-enabled device that keeps track of your progress. What’s the point of working out if you can’t share your stats on Facebook and…



THROWBACK THURSDAY: Massive Cyberattack

We were there when it happened… then again so were you and you probably don’t remember. I point to an article from March of 2013 on this very blog, titled “Slow internet? It’s not just you.” It was…


Why buy zip ties from Solid Signal?

Yeah, I know you could go down the street and buy zip ties, and I know that other much larger, river-named vendors will sell them to you too. Look, I know our marketing department would love…