Monthly Archives: October 2011

Gizmo Lovers Will Be Sporadically Offline Due to Snow

A quick site update while I can. You may be aware of the freak October snow storm that hit New England this weekend, and if not – hey, we had a freak snow storm this weekend. The area I live … Continue reading

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Today Only – 50% Off Panasonic VIERA TC-L42E30 42-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV

Today’s Amazon Gold Box Deal is the Panasonic VIERA TC-L42E30a 42-Inch 1080p 120Hz LED HDTV for $549.99 – half off the $1099.95 MSRP! And $100 off the non-Gold Box price they normally charge. Seems like a decent deal for an … Continue reading

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Google Finally Opens Google+ to Google Apps Users, Like Myself

I’ve been wanting to check out Google+ since it launched, but there was one small problem. You couldn’t sign up for Google+ with a Google Apps account, and last year I migrated everything over to Apps. I use Google Apps … Continue reading

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EchoStar Preparing a Network DVR

EchoStar hasn’t been very successful in breaking into the US STB market. They, of course, continue to supply hardware to sister company Dish Network, but one of the objectives of splitting the companies apart was to allow EchoStar to provide … Continue reading

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Virgin Media has 222,000 TiVo Customers as of October 26th

When I made my post about all Virgin Media customers having TiVo in 4-5 years just about an hour ago I forgot that Virgin was announcing their latest financials. Well, they did and the news is good, especially in relation … Continue reading

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