Reviews

Multiroom DVR Showdown

If you had your choice, which DVR would you choose? Unfortunately, you don’t have a choice most of the time. Most equipment only works with one provider, so you have to take what they give…

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DIRECTV HD Menus Dissected

DIRECTV’s new HD menus look a lot better than the older menus, and the reason is simple: instead of being created at a single size, DIRECTV’s new menus are created separately for 480i, 720p, and…


Geezer vs. Weakling: Antenna Showdown, Part 2

In part one of this series, we looked at a 44-year-old antenna that’s still going strong after all these years. Now we’re looking at the Winegard HD1080 kit from Solid Signal. This is one of Solid…


Hands on with DIRECTV Everywhere

I’ve made no secret that one of my favorite apps for my iPad comes from DIRECTV. How can you go wrong with one free app that turns your iPad into a mega-remote, lets you watch live TV right…




Hands on with the new DIRECTV mobile site

DIRECTV’s e-mail blast today touted the new features of their mobile web site. Let’s put it through its paces to see if there’s anything worth playing around with. DIRECTV has come under fire in the…




Use the Right GPS for the Job!

GPS has revolutionized the way we get around. No more asking for directions, no more following maps… just get in and go. GPS is on our phones, it’s in our cars, planes and boats. A…