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CES 2013: Day 2 Wrapup

Today’s trip took us to the central hall of CES, where the big manufacturers had the biggest displays of the whole show. We weren’t surprised to see the familiar names, but there were a few that…

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CES 2013: Can you tell the Darbee Difference?

Here at CES 2013, we have been focusing on the Cobalt, the lower-priced product in the Darbee line. The Darblet is still the top of the line, though, and it’s available today! We’re also premiering our newest “Hands On”…


CES 2013: All the details on the Darbee Cobalt!

Cobalt. It’s the new lower-priced video processor from the people who brought you the Darblet, and only Solid Signal has it for pre-order. We were invited to a private meeting with the folks from DarbeeVision and they…



CES 2013: DIRECTV shows HR44 DVR

We weren’t expecting it. DIRECTV has had a very small footprint at CES in previous years. Not since 2006 have they had any significant show floor presence. However, tucked into a corner of the show floor,…


CES 2013: DARBEE Cobalt announced!

The next generation is here! We have heard that DarbeeVision, maker of the popular Darblet device, are planning on showing their Cobalt device at CES 2013. The Cobalt will be a lower-end version of the Darblet,…





Your choice: Genie or 3 HR24s?

Say you had a choice… Let’s say that you knew that recording five things at the same time was important to you. Say you were already an existing DIRECTV customer, and so none of the new…



DIRECTV News Mix is no more

Friends, take a minute to lament the recently departed DIRECTV News Mix. That’s right, DIRECTV’s interactive news mix, formerly on channels 102 and 352, is no more. The interactive channel debuted with DIRECTV’s D10 receivers back…


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…