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AT&T / DIRECTV — is the deal done?

Will it happen tomorrow? Buzzfeed thinks so. In an article posted today, the pop culture site makes the claim that the deal is done and that it will be announced to the world before the open of the…

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Could AT&T buy DIRECTV? Here’s our take

The web is abuzz this morning with news, first reported in The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times that AT&T has shown some interest in buying DIRECTV. The combined company would have roughly 26 million subscribers, still less…


DIRECTV Wireless Genie Mini now available nationally

Today’s the official “coming out party” for the C41W Wireless Genie Mini. Sure, we’ve been talking about it for over a year but starting today you’ll be hearing about it everywhere as DIRECTV ramps up its advertising…








Holy Resource Batman!

I’ve spent a lot of time talking about using technology for those of us that are a little afraid of tech. But, you know, there’s so many resources out there that I think it’s time…



HBO Ready to “GO” at a moment’s notice

Game of Thrones without a cable subscription? If you’re not salivating at that idea, chances are your kid or someone you know is. With the cost of cable TV including HBO now well over $100 per month,…




Is good TV bad for basic cable?

For 50 years, TV drama was “episodic.” Sure things changed but you didn’t need to know what happened last week to enjoy this week. All of a sudden, in the wake of complex dramas like The Sopranos and 24 TV…