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Filed under 'directv'

March 25, 2008

“No Need to Call Us”

“No Need to Call Us”

DirecTV apparently decide that they just have too many satisfied customers in the New England area, so kill the NESN transmission of Red Sox opening day. (Thankfully, the HD feed still worked!)

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August 31, 2007

DIRECTV on Demand - DBSTalk's First Look - DBSTalk.Com

DirecTV is beta-testing a new video-on-demand service on their High-Def PVRs. Since there’s only one-way communication via the satellite dish, they require you to plug an ethernet cable in the back of the PVR. Interesting approach.

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January 8, 2007

DirecTV Sat-Go Is Real, So Are 100 More HD Channels - Gizmodo

One of the more interesting gadgets I’ve heard about from CES so far: a portable DirecTV system. It’s a case that unfolds as screen, tuner and satellite “dish”.

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June 21, 2006


Get every single thing DirecTV broadcasts for a $7,500 annual payment. How much pr0n would you have to watch to break even on this deal?

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November 15, 2005

XM Satellite Radio on DirecTV

You can now get XM stations on DirecTV (replacing the old MusicChoice channels). I particularly recommend “Lucy” (alternative greatest hits) and “Ethel” (current alternative music) on channels 838 and 834.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.