Tag: SlingBox

  • Welcome Vista x64

    I wrote quite a while ago that I had ordered two new laptops for Lois and me, with Vista x64 on them. They took a lot longer to arrive than anyone thought (including the vendor, PowerNotebooks), due to delays in getting the LCD’s from China. Because of all of the delays, I had […]

  • Amazon Unbox

    I haven’t had an interest in any of the movie download services (until yesterday). First, we don’t watch that many movies. Second, we have so many DVDs that we own, and probably will never watch. Third, since we only have laptops, disk space can become an issue if the download is purchased and […]

  • Hotel TV Victory

    In this post, I mentioned that it wouldn’t be until January that I got to try out my new low-tech cable solution for watching our own stuff on the hotel TV. We just had the longest stretch in six years of not being in a hotel. Our last stay ended on November 20th, […]

  • Low Tech Often Beats High Tech

    In this post, I discussed traditional video senders, that wirelessly extend a video source to a remote receiver (TV, VCR, DVR, etc.). The 5.8Ghz model that I bought from Amazon.com is still working perfectly. In addition to that need at home, we travel a lot for business and therefore spend a lot of […]