Category Archives: Television

How Television Benefits Your Children [Vintage Ad]

Motorola, leader in television, shows how TV can mean better behavior at home and better marks in school! Own a Motorola and you know you own the best. Does that clown look terrifying to anyone else? Advertisements

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Antique Radio in “House” Season 8 Episode 5

In “House”, Season 8 Episode 5 (aired 11/7), we can see that the good Doctor has a 1937 Philco 37-620 Radiobar in his office. Unclear whether or not it has the original glassware. I’d love to have one of these … Continue reading

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Westinghouse LCD Repair

After seeing the repair I made on the Samsung LCD monitor, a friend gave me a few-years-old Westinghouse LCD/TV that had quit working – it wouldn’t power on anymore. It’s a Westinghouse SK-19H210S, 19″ LCD accepting VGA or HDMI up … Continue reading

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The Amazing Shrinking Netflix Catalog

Following up on my complaint about Netflix streaming not having enough content, I’ve discovered something even more annoying: apparently content that’s previously been there is rotated or otherwise phased out. I’d been working on translating the Greek text from the … Continue reading

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Antique Radios in “Babylon 5”

In Season 2, Episode 7 of television program “Babylon 5” (1994-1998), you can see a few antique radios in the space station’s Earth History Exhibit. With the help of some other radio hobbyists, I’ve identified the interesting ones. On the … Continue reading

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Netflix Needs More Content

There’s a lot of uproar about the Netflix price increases lately. I ditched my Cable TV subscription about 6 months ago and haven’t looked back, relying on Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and television network sites to watch the shows over the … Continue reading

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Don’t like 3D, but still want to watch 3D movies in the theater?

There’s a fix for that! I don’t like 3D movies. I can feel the amount of work my eyes are doing to focus on the movie the instant I put them on, and it gets tiring after only a few … Continue reading

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