Category: HDTV

Blast From The Past: HDTV Tutorial

One thing really great about a blog is that everything you have written is available FOREVER (barring asteroids, etc).  Here is my VERY FIRST blog post from way back in 2006 (on We had recently purchased our first (and still current main HDTV) and Tracy, CA had […]

Logitech Harmony 650 Remote

Lori could not learn the process I had for watching a movie on the blu-ray or on VUDU. Geeez what is her problem?  Using a combination of three remotes, 27 button pushes, and moving one wire (just kidding)….it was easy! She wanted me to write the process down….well, […]

VUDU Review 2

Rating:  5 WaterTowers (still nearly perfect) After you are done here:  See my original review of VUDU. This weekend we recieved our new Vudu system.   As you may already know, we love Vudu and we used it for a long time before I actually had to remind […]

Comcast Buys NBC

Interesting development this morning as Comcast purchased NBC Universal from General Electric. The technology mergers continue.  In recent weeks we have seen the marriages of Tandberg and Cisco, Logitech and Lifesize, and now Comcast and NBC.  Very interesting times… A NY Times article says: “Almost immediately, the transaction […]

Comcast Tracy, CA Adds More HD Channels

This past week, Comcast in Tracy, CA added a bunch of  new HD channels to their line-up and moved several around. Here is the current list: 903–KCRA NBC904–KQCA My58906–KVIE PBS908–KTXL Fox910–N10HD ABC912–KMAX CW31913–KOVR CBS914–HGTV915–NGCHD (National Geographic)916–HISHD (The History Channel)917–NFLHD918–A&EHD920–CSNHD (Comcast Bay Area Sports)921–CSNCD (Comcast Bay Area Sports)922–HDT Discovery […]

Sony Blu-Ray Player Review

Rating:  4 WaterTowers For Christmas this year before we run out of money (remember starving blogger and substitute teacher) my wife gave me a Sony Blu Ray player. Prices have come down and apparently she got a really good deal at Best Buy in Tracy, CA.  She also […]

Internet Movies and Blu Ray

I’ve been thinking.   A very dangerous thing, I know.  But I was wondering how the likes of VUDU (see my review), AppleTV, the Blockbuster (see my blog entry) and NetFlix (see my blog entry)  streaming video players will effect (hmmm, is that right?  effect, affect?) the life […]