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Discovery buying Scripps – what does it mean?

The big news today is Discovery buying Scripps. You’ve probably heard of these two broadcasting giants but weren’t really sure what they had to do with your life. They operate some of the most successful cable…


DIRECTV 4K Update: Mid-2017

Boy is this going to be a short article. DIRECTV is still the leader in 4K television, but that distinction is seeming weaker and weaker since there still hasn’t been any new 4K content announced,…



STREAMING SATURDAY: Sports Options and Limitations

Are you interested in streaming sports to your TV? The sports packages for PlayStation Vue and DIRECTV show that sports streaming is not yet fully developed. Before we talk about what is the best streaming service…



THROWBACK THURSDAY: Thick TVs at CES

Back in 2014, TV makers didn’t know what to do. They were still trying to recapture the glorious positions they held in the mid-2000s when everyone and their brother wanted a new flat panel. They tried…



AT&T reports subscriber losses

I hate to write articles like this, but it’s only fair. AT&T yesterday announced their subscriber numbers, and their losses are impossible to ignore. 156,000 satellite TV customers left the service along with 195,000 customers of…


Just what the world needs, the USB 3.2 standard

So strap yourself in because it looks like there is another USB standard coming. I know, I know, you’re just beginning to get used to the USB-C connector, and you admit that it’s better even though you have…



DIRECTV releases 4K sports schedule

It’s going to be a busy few months for baseball fans. DIRECTV’s really going to town with 4K broadcasts of major league action, and they’ve released their schedule for the rest of the summer. All games…