How Watching Movies Has Changed Over the Years

This is 2015, errrr 2019 and the technology choices for us to watch movies is dizzying!  A bit of history…. I don’t want to start too far back, but, in the past 30 or 40 years there has been a remarkable technological shift in the way we watch movies (and TV shows, etc). When I was a kid, there were two choices: Go to the … Continue reading How Watching Movies Has Changed Over the Years

Amazon Kindle Fire

Today, Amazon introduced the Kindle Fire tablet. I watched a few news reports and to summarize: The Kindle Fire is fast using a dual processor, it can run Android Apps but you gotta get them from Amazon (not a bad thing). One analyst says it is NOT an iPad killer since the Kindle Fire is a consumer of media not a producer of media / … Continue reading Amazon Kindle Fire

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, I do not have time to write a book, so get over it. Luckily, Lifesize (a Division … Continue reading Logitech Harmony 650 Remote

VUDU Adds Glee and Modern Family

 (Our VUDU) As my loyal reader….you know what I feel about VUDU (and here, and here).   Also see our movie reviews on ForCarol.com, a lot of what we watch is on VUDU. Now that VUDU is embedded in new TV’s, Blu-Ray players, etc., you no longer need the separate box that we have.  There is also the ability to connect to Facebook, Twitter, and … Continue reading VUDU Adds Glee and Modern Family

AT&T To Cap DSL Usage

` I was surfing this morning and came across this bit of disturbing news from the good folks at Mashable (and also at Broadband DSL Reports). AT&T will cap DSL users to 150GB (I assume Bytes…not bits) and Uverse users to 250GB per month.  If you go over that cap more than 3 times you will be charged $10 for every 50GB over. I sent … Continue reading AT&T To Cap DSL Usage