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You can't stop Verizon's nationwide LTE push -- and even hoping to contain it seems like a bit much to ask these days. The company made its last major 4G service rollout just under a week ago, and now it's looking to do the same next month, adding a slew of new markets to its coverage umbrella an...

June 22nd 2011 at 12:33pm 0 Comments
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October 17th sure seems like a long ways out, but on that fateful day, Comcast will be adding twelve new high-def channels in Knoxville, Tennessee. According to a local, a friendly message recently popped up on his EPG informing him of the forthcoming additions, and if you're anxious to know which d...

September 15th 2008 at 8:21pm 0 Comments
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Call it a hunch, but we're being told that DISH Network is gearing up to launch HD locals in eight new markets within the next 24 to 48 hours. Right around a week after it got busy with its last round of HD local rollouts, we're fully expecting a handful of other cities to get the same treatment. In...

April 22nd 2008 at 5:10pm 0 Comments
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Shortly after DirecTV blessed Knoxville, Tennessee residents with HD locals, along comes Comcast to beef up its own high-definition lineup. Effective immediately, subscribers in the area can tune into History Channel HD, Discovery Channel HD, Animal Planet HD and Sci-Fi HD. According to tipster Sha...

February 5th 2008 at 7:50am 0 Comments
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For those shacked up in Knoxville, Tennessee and relying on DirecTV for their tube service, we've excellent news. Starting today, you can catch the Big 4 -- ABC (WATE), CBS (WVLT), FOX (WTNZ) and NBC (WBIR) -- in high-definition without resorting to an OTA antenna. The addition of Knoxville brings...

January 23rd 2008 at 10:26pm 0 Comments
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Probably like most people standing in line at West Town Mall this morning, I never thought I'd see the day Knoxville got an Apple Store. Shoot, I figured Apple's retail strategy wouldn't fare so well anyway, and would never expand beyond about a dozen high-profile stores worldwide. But Apple is seri...

July 1st 2006 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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If the Knoxville News Sentinel is correct, then the answer will be "yes." As the newspaper notes, the West Town Mall in Knoxville does indeed show up on Apple's job listing page. This would be the third Apple Store for Tennessee.ifoAppleStore's prediciton chart lists mid-August as a likely...

March 29th 2006 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Knoxville's Tennessee's local CBS affiliate, WVLT, has a terse and generally uninformative news blurb entitled, "Study: Violent video games do make folks aggressive." The 77 word news story informs people that although "many moms and dads have said this for awhile now, and it's most...

January 12th 2006 at 11:00am 0 Comments