Post Thumbnail

Good news for those of you going bonkers over your expired DTV converter coupons -- the voucher waitlist has been cleared out a little early and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration is ready to accept new applications. No word on how many vouchers are left in the budget or...

March 24th 2009 at 7:28pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Good news for those of you going bonkers over your expired DTV converter coupons -- the voucher waitlist has been cleared out a little early and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration is ready to accept new applications. No word on how many vouchers are left in the budget or...

March 24th 2009 at 7:28pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

For the longest while, we couldn't figure out who let the standalone HD DVR die. To this day, we're still scrambling to find an answer, but thankfully DISH Network has stepped in to revive the niche while the search continues. The outfit's DTVPal DVR has been circulating for almost a century now (o...

February 1st 2009 at 4:09am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

For the longest while, we couldn't figure out who let the standalone HD DVR die. To this day, we're still scrambling to find an answer, but thankfully DISH Network has stepped in to revive the niche while the search continues. The outfit's DTVPal DVR has been circulating for almost a century now (o...

February 1st 2009 at 4:09am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

There's no doubt that the CEA and NTIA have been spreading the word about the 2009 digital TV transition as hard as they can, but some folks still aren't taking the time to listen. 'Course, 62% is way better than what we've seen in the past, but that still leaves a full third of OTA-reliant America...

November 21st 2008 at 8:11am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Are you a big fan of camping? How's about tailgating prior to the big game? If you're currently infatuated with your battery-powered TV for either of the previously mentioned reasons (or any reason, actually), you've probably been trying to find some kind of tiny generator to make one of those newf...

October 3rd 2008 at 4:39pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

For those procrastinators out there who've been meaning to pick up one of those DTVPals, your "master plan" may have just paid off. DISH Network has surprisingly rolled out a refreshed version under the name DTVPal Plus, which is essentially a DTVPal with an "enhanced digital tuner for optimizing w...

September 25th 2008 at 11:28am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's been awhile since we've seen a DTV converter box on the test bench, and while the Apex DT250 isn't anything extraordinary, we figured it prudent to pass along CNET's review and remind you that February 2009 is drawing ever closer. That being said, critics found that this box produces remarkabl...

September 15th 2008 at 5:53am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Chances are, you feel pretty strongly that you give enough of your hard-earned money to your state as it is, but if you're a resident of California, Connecticut, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Texas or Wisconsin who purchased a DTV converter box from Best Buy, you may have donated a little extra. Reported...

July 18th 2008 at 5:08pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Even though we just know you'll disregard this information until the last possible moment, we'd like to point out that three more digital-to-analog converter boxes have been reviewed over at Sound & Vision. The $60 Zenith DTT900 -- one of the very first DTV boxes to get outed -- was pit against...

June 29th 2008 at 4:36pm 0 Comments