TIP: Customer Information Channel for DIRECTV

Did you know it was there all the time? DIRECTV produces and airs a never-ending stream of customer information videos on every DIRECTV receiver Tune to channel 1 and you’ll find them, and you don’t need…




Will HDMI soon be the only choice?

It’s the most common connection for TVs and it’s almost as popular for computers. But is it the best choice? HDMI’s history has been one of compromises and confusion, but today it’s everywhere and most of the time…


Solid Signal Winter 2013 Buyers Guide

Does your DIRECTV receiver seem like a dinosaur? If it’s been a while since you looked at new satellite equipment, it’s time to look again. Even if it’s only been 5 years since you looked at…






Watch Hurricane Sandy information channel on DIRECTV

From DIRECTV’s Press Release: DIRECTV is launching a dedicated 24/7 “Hurricane Sandy Information” channel that will provide live broadcasts from local stations in markets affected by the hurricane to DIRECTV viewers nationwide. The DIRECTV-produced information…


When is a backlight not really a backlight?

Ever wonder how those LCD screens get so thin? The LCD part is actually pretty thin itself, usually about a millimeter thick. That’s a marvel of manufacturing by itself, but an LCD screen actually produces no…