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Ready for this unsettling Kodak moment? It seems the one-time imaging powerhouse held a decades-long secret deep in a bunker below Building 82 on its Rochester campus. The now vacant facility, a concrete-shielded chamber built in 1974, was once home to a californium neutron flux multiplier (CFX) or...

May 14th 2012 at 2:17pm 0 Comments
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The headline pretty much says it all, but if you really have to know the details, we've heard from two different Rochester-based tipsters that Time Warner Cable has informed them that their tuning adapter has shipped. This marks the second major market in the nation to receive these splendid boxes f...

December 18th 2008 at 10:11am 0 Comments
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And so it begins. The ill-fated MOJO HD has already begun to vanish from cable lineups, even though the official dissolution isn't set to occur until December. At any rate, Time Warner Cable has yanked the network in the Rochester, New York area, but smartly added in a half dozen high-def newcomers...

October 14th 2008 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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No surprises here, but we figured you'd be interested in knowing that DirecTV is indeed keeping its promise of rolling out HD locals in a few new markets this summer. According to an attentive local in Rochester, New York, high-def locals have been fired up in his area, and according to official ver...

August 24th 2008 at 11:54pm 0 Comments
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It hasn't been long since Rochester received a few new HD networks from Time Warner Cable, but as the SDV (switched digital video) rollout continues in the Empire State, it seems that it -- along with Albany -- is getting yet another helping. Rochester was just treated to Disney HD, Toon Disney HD a...

June 20th 2008 at 2:44pm 0 Comments
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Hot on the heels of Lakeville, Massachusetts getting word that it would be receiving Verizon's fiber-based television service comes news that two more Bay State communities will be joining it. Just this week, Verizon began offering up FiOS TV to some 8,500 households in Rochester and Walpole, and i...

May 9th 2008 at 11:50pm 0 Comments
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Who knew? Rochester is apparently the place to be if you're up for seeing new HD networks emerge before you even have time to view the previous additions. Just weeks after a half dozen appeared in the aforesaid locale, Time Warner Cable has tossed in a new trifecta: Travel Channel HD (1040), Cinemax...

April 23rd 2008 at 1:43pm 0 Comments
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Rochester's on a roll, and it seems like there's no sign of things slowing down. Just weeks after Time Warner Cable gifted subscribers in the area with the Discovery HD suite and a trio of other high-def favorites, along comes six more sure to please the sports fanatics in the house. Effective immed...

April 2nd 2008 at 3:39pm 0 Comments
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As the lineup changes continue to emerge in New York, along comes word that the Discovery suite of high-def channels are set to land in Rochester tomorrow. That's right, nary a month after picking up History Channel HD, HGTV HD and Lifetime Movie Network HD, you folks in the upstate can soon look f...

March 17th 2008 at 10:50pm 0 Comments
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Just weeks after Time Warner Cable subscribers in Rochester, New York picked up TBS HD and National Geographic HD, along comes news that three more newcomers are on the way. As of February 26th, said customers will reportedly pick up Lifetime Movie Network HD, HGTV HD and History Channel HD on chan...

February 22nd 2008 at 3:02pm 0 Comments