Author Archives: Barb Bowman

WX Channel iPad App Interacts with TV While You Watch

I’ve just had a game changing entertainment experience. I love watching shows in HD about nature, geography, especially those that feature striking photography that adds to my knowledge of the physical world around me. The Weather Channel has launched a … Continue reading

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Xfinity for iPad VOD Streaming Launches

Quality Video on Demand content (as opposed to live streaming of on air shows which may be coming down the road), including HBO, Cinemax, Stars, and a few other networks is now available for Comcast customers. It’s really a ton … Continue reading

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How to Fix Missing Netflix and Internet TV on WMC

You may have the issue that surfaced recently (December 2010-January 2011)  that the standard FAQ http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977116 steps will not fix. First, you will need to change yours DNS servers to resolve the issue. The theory is that somewhere along the … Continue reading

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Why the Hoopla for the LG Smart TV Upgrader?

For the past few days, every tech site and blog seems to be overly excited about the announcement by LG about the LG Smart TV Upgrader they will be showing at CES 2011 (but likely not to be available until … Continue reading

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Is that router you want for the holidays ready for IPv6?

Some of you might be saying, “huh?” and wondering what I’m talking about.  If you are a geek, you probably know that the IPv4 universe of addresses is shrinking and latest estimates are that the IPcalypse will occur in about … Continue reading

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HP ePrint is disappointing

When my older low end downstairs printer needed all ink cartridges replaced at the same time, I realized that buying a new printer would actually be cheaper. HP has been trumpeting its latest crop of ink jet printers that feature … Continue reading

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Comcast Xfinity iPad App is Amazing

If you are a Comcast customer, have a compatible DVR and an iPad (or iPhone), you have access to a free app in the iTunes store that is definitely a game changer. I’ve used myDVR on my iPxx devices to … Continue reading

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