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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…



How good are those App ratings and reviews…?

Marty Silbernik is the author of I’m Too Old To Do This, a tech blog for folks who remember when none of this stuff existed. This article appears with permission. Let’s face it… technology today is driven…



TIP: Connect a round dish to a SWM multiswitch

They said it couldn’t be done. They were wrong. Many folks think that just because you’re using a round dish, you can’t use SWM technology. That’s why people choose to buy expensive multiswitches from Spaun or other…


Updating Apps

Marty Silbernik is the author of I’m Too Old To Do This, a tech blog for folks who remember when none of this stuff existed. This article appears with permission. I’ve always been one of those who…


Webmail vs. Stand Alone Email Clients

Marty Silbernik is the author of I’m Too Old To Do This, a tech blog for folks who remember when none of this stuff existed. This article appears with permission. Over the last few weeks I’ve had…