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Is CB Radio dead?

There’s a huge portion of the population who weren’t even alive during the CB craze of the 1970s. It was the equivalent of facebook, twitter and chatrooms all in one — a technology that let you…





What is a “broadcast TV fee?”

I thought we were done with that a decade ago. It seems everything old is new again. Even though providers like DIRECTV stopped charging for locals a long time ago, Time Warner Cable is resurrecting the practice with…




FROM THE RUMOR MILL: Can you turn a C41 wireless?

Buzz around a few internet forums and you’ll find people who claim they’ve frankensteined a C41 Genie Client together with a wireless Cinema Connection Kit to create a wireless client. DIRECTV hasn’t come out with their true wireless solution yet,…



TIP: Set your satellite dish type for DIRECTV

If you’ve recently replaced your dish, you might need to check or change the satellite dish type. (Here’s a quick tutorial on how to check your satellite setup.) These are the proper dish types for the different…