Tag Archive: TV

Jan 05

Find the Best Outdoor Antenna

If the upcoming switch to HD digital broadcasting has you considering dropping cable for the free stuff, the AntennaWeb site can help find the receiver that will net the most channels at your address. The free-to-use site only requires your street address or ZIP code and asks whether you’ve got any tall buildings or trees …

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Aug 27

Why Oprah never had kids

My wife records The Oprah Winfrey Show and watches it as often as opportunity permits. It’s not uncommon for her to get started on an episode, skim the highlights, and move on to the next episode in rapid succession until she’s caught-up on her backlog of recorded episodes. During these times I do my best …

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Aug 21

The Missing Episodes?

Do you ever have difficulty keeping tabs on television shows of interest? Even with the advent of DVRs it’s easy enough to accidentally erase an event, have a scheduling conflict, experience weather bulletins ruining the mood, etc. Fortunately, some networks now support the viewing of previous episodes within a web browser. And this is a …

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Jun 09

Ultra Thin Windows Media Center

Here is one manufacturer that is finally getting with the program. Acer is forging ahead with development of digital media centers for consumer use. The Acer Aspire Idea 500 Windows Media Center is nice and thin. It is a two rack space device and is much more likely to fit into small entertainment centers than …

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