The web is where new music happens

Up until just last year, new songs were introduced almost exclusively via radio and sometimes TV. Last year was the first time that some major songs were introduced via the web and made their way…


HD-BLADE vs. Clear TV: Can an infomercial actually be true?

When we tested the Mohu Curve against our HD-BLADE antenna we proved that our labs can do real side-by-side testing. Now, we’ve used exactly the same test parameters against another so-called contender, the Clear TV Antenna. This antenna is featured…





Have you seen GenieGO lately?

If you haven’t seen GenieGo lately, you just haven’t seen GenieGo. The hardware is still the same, but the experience is completely different. What started out as a largely unloved little transcoding box has become the…


BREAKING NEWS: Wilson Electronics buys zBoost

This is big. The top manufacturer of cellular boosters for the US market has agreed to buy its largest competitor. Wilson Electronics today notified us that it has recently acquired zBoost. What does this mean? Until…


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,…




Protect your connections from the weather with STUF

We know that there are all sorts of installs. Some have the luxury of having everything in an air-conditioned and moisture-controlled room. Others have to survive the harshest elements. A weather boot can help control corrosion…


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…



Where do we go from here?

I was reading something the other day and it got me thinking. The article was about what the future held for electronics and tech devices. If you read this blog regularly, you’ve probably seen this article…