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CES 2013: All the details on the Darbee Cobalt!

Cobalt. It’s the new lower-priced video processor from the people who brought you the Darblet, and only Solid Signal has it for pre-order. We were invited to a private meeting with the folks from DarbeeVision and they…



CES 2013: Day 1 Wrapup

What a day it’s been! I know the big guys have the show covered with their huge studios and trailers and dedicated internet connections, but I’m going to give you the stuff they won’t show you,…



CES 2013: DISH announces Hopper with Sling

DISH stole the spotlight today with its next-generation Hopper with Sling. It looks like it’s a version of their popular Hopper that adds a built-in Slingbox. The new device looks just the same as the current Hopper but…


CES 2013: Samsung takes us for a ride

We just finished with Samsung’s press conference and well, that was some time we’ll never get back. It’s not that there weren’t new features and new products, but let’s talk about what there wasn’t: There wasn’t any…


CES 2013: RCA shows all-in-one TV/MDTV/Tablet

2013 begins with a bang for long-suffering mobile DTV enthusiasts. In advance of CES, RCA showed their DMT580 tablet TV. This all-in-one device follows the old tradition among second-tier electronics manufacturers of piling on the features…


CES 2013: DARBEE Cobalt announced!

The next generation is here! We have heard that DarbeeVision, maker of the popular Darblet device, are planning on showing their Cobalt device at CES 2013. The Cobalt will be a lower-end version of the Darblet,…


Here’s why Microsoft needs to be nervous

Because after all these years, Apple is still stealing their lunch money. Google is too. The figures are in from Christmas day device activations and surprise surprise… Apple and Android did very well. In their annual study…


The year in signals: 2012

One for the history books. This has been a great year for Solid Signal Tech, and before we look forward to a fantastic 2013, let’s take one more look at the products and events that made…



EDITORIAL: Windows 8: Day 1 fail?

With recent articles saying that 85% of users promptly ignored the Windows 8 Start screen and sought the relative refuge of the desktop, many pundits have been proclaiming Windows 8 a total failure. It certainly doesn’t help that Stardock’s…