Is it worth looking for a brand name?

Before 1975 or so, most people didn’t know what “generic” meant. All of a sudden, though, there was a feeling that you could “stick it to the man” by getting the same quality goods in a…


My take on the iOS icon controversy

Hey it could be worse, they could look like this. And now, the criticisms begin. After the shock of seeing that Apple can actually still innovate, the faithful have turned to analyzing the tiniest bit of…




WHITE PAPER: Choosing the right LNB

The problem is, they all kinda look alike, right? If you have decided to change your DIRECTV LNB you have several choices. Pick the right one and you will have reliable service for years to come….



Wait, they’re still shooting stuff in SD?

I just looked my watch, yep still 2013. That’s why I was surprised to see a show on a major network like CNBC still produced in good old standard definition. All I can say is that…


GenieGo — now with out-of-home streaming

DIRECTV’s GenieGo continues to amaze. This little box may have lived a humble life under the radar back in 2012, it’s been full steam ahead in 2013. First, the little transcoder added streaming inside the home to its repertoire and…


Sprint approves Softbank Merger

“My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.Our Constitution works; our great Republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here the people rule.” —President Gerald R. Ford, August 9, 1974 So…