Watching sports with hi-def audio

If you have a surround sound system and like to watch sports.... If you like to watch sports, and want to feel like you are "at the game" to whatever degree possible.... If you like to watch sports, but find the play-by-play commentators (think Marv Albert or Al Michaels), 'color'...

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 8:23 am

Building a Library of Images for Everyone

Hi everyone, I've been building a library of images that you are welcome to use in your projects. They might be useful under titles, for visual effects or anything else you can think of. They are all original...all my own work. All I ask is to be attributed as indicated on my homepage: ...

Posted on: 18 January 2017 | 8:06 am

Preparing for Dish Cancellation

Hello. I am hoping to get some information on what to expect when I cancel Dish this summer. We actually love Dish, aside from them $40-plus-over-time increase in the monthly bill over the last 4 years of having continuous programming. That and the occasional contract disputes with various...

Posted on: 15 January 2017 | 10:42 pm

Want to cut cable. Need guidance

I joined this forum 2 years ago thinking about cutting cable and going OTA. I ended up getting a great discount from Comcast and stayed. 3 months ago I negotiated another deal with them that I could live with. Last month I got a letter in the mail telling of across the board rate increases. ...

Posted on: 14 January 2017 | 11:53 am

iPhone 7 Plus charging issue

So, I've used the same exact charger and cord to charge my last few phones. Once in a while I have a problem where my phone stops charging. For example, last night about 10:30 my phone as at 16% battery. I plugged it in and it started charging. I went to sleep. I woke up this morning (about...

Posted on: 12 January 2017 | 3:09 am


Just started learning about all this stuff since I can't get the new Comcast, HDMI out only set box to Mirror my 720 19" with my Vizio 55" . But I'm reading and trying to learn how and why . Thanks for having me .

Posted on: 11 January 2017 | 6:51 pm

Bluetooth headphones and extreme temperatures...

I've purchased a set of Bluetooth earbuds for the gym. It wasn't until I got them that I started wondering... so I have them in my gym bag which stays in my car while I go to work all day. This is the east USA so we have extreme heat summer and extreme cold winter. Now that I've thought about it it...

Posted on: 10 January 2017 | 10:27 pm

Panasonic EZ1000

Hopefully we'll see the Panasonic EZ1000 in North America. Panasonic has unveiled the world’s first 4K HDR OLED TV with professional-grade video processing at the CES 2017 consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas this week. The Viera EZ1000 (or EZ1002 in the UK) will be the company’s second...

Posted on: 10 January 2017 | 9:06 pm

Newbie hoping for wisdom

Hi all, It's great to find this forum. I have many more questions than answers but will be happy to help when I can.

Posted on: 10 January 2017 | 12:16 pm

Vizio M47 dark top right of screen

M471i-A2 The screen has a very dark area at the top, more so on the right. It might darken about 20% of the top right side. Any ideas?

Posted on: 9 January 2017 | 7:28 pm

Another newbie question

got to go away a couple of times this fall -winter, directv worked great ! thanks to everyone for the help. had a problem the last time i went away, could not get a solid signal, light rain and clouds . tryed to adjust the dish several times, transponders all over the map { 101 -99-97 -0-0-100-97-...

Posted on: 9 January 2017 | 6:50 pm

Looking buy an antnna

The zip 01550 is right on the money for tvfool report I am looking to the lava HD8008 it will be 60ft hi. What channels will I receive with this antenna what do you seggest for an antenna nothing big!

Posted on: 9 January 2017 | 2:37 pm

OFFICIAL: Games. You Have Beaten 2017

Gears of War 4. 8/10 Decent story although the end is a little abrupt and the final boss easy to easy. Not a huge fan of the duck and cover type of gameplay ghat is the GOW staple but the game looks great and was quite abut of fun

Posted on: 9 January 2017 | 7:38 am

DTV's app service...iPhone, iPad and MBA

Coming from Dish and “Dishanywhere”, the Directv app seems to be a pale comparison to Dish for remote viewing on my devices. I can very seldom watch anything in my home on my iPad, iPhone or MacBook Air without extreme buffering. When I first connect it up, NO channels show below channel 200, so...

Posted on: 9 January 2017 | 1:04 am

FCC low vhf

What does the FCC say what is going on with low vhf

Posted on: 8 January 2017 | 9:29 pm