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Windstream changes from DISH to DIRECTV

It’s ok of you haven’t heard of Windstream. As an internet service provider, they’re not as big as Comcast or Charter, but they are very big in the southeast. In the past they’ve offered DISH…


Windows 10 S is no more, and I told you so

Last year I first introduced you to Windows 10 S, a deliberately crippled version of Windows designed to make school computers more secure. It seemed like a total waste of time to me, especially since…


In Depth: Is DIRECTV Satellite Going Away?

The web is abuzz with articles like this one at FierceCable after AT&T reported earnings for the fourth quarter. There have been a lot of naysayers out there who assume that satellite TV is a “dead…



DIRECTV Gives You 4K Olympics

You wanted it, you’ll get it. DIRECTV will be showing even more Olympics in 4k — more than any other provider, on channel 106. This is the best 4K coverage you can get and although…


DIRECTV NOW Beta Gets New Features

DIRECTV NOW beta testers recently got an email informing them of a series of updates. These improvements are for many platforms accept the DIRECTV NOW beta for Roku. On Friday, AT&T sent out an email…


Save up to $100 on Surecall Cellular Boosters

Who doesn’t like free money? Starting today, Surecall is offering a $100 mail-in rebate on the Fusion 5S and $50 rebate on the Flare. Fusion 5s is the super-powered booster system that covers up to…



FUN FRIDAY: Friends bloopers

Millennials ruin everything. At least that’s what some of my more curmudgeonly friends say. I will admit that I’ve heard more than one millennial complain about Friends, that 1990s sitcom that sought to define the Gen-X experience…


Video Streaming Improvements and More

Among the streaming service providers, it’s been a bit of a slow week. Even so, there are some exciting announcements in video streaming. Original programming and new DVR features are among this week’s highlights in…