Showing posts from September, 2007

DirecTV vs Dish Network

In a follow-up to my AT&T DirecTV Home Entertainment blog post: Although I would still love to have access to FIOS, we were recently forced to switch from AT&T HE over to Dish Network via Ygnition. Although skeptical of a company I've heard nothing about (which is why we didn't go with them when we first moved in), we had no choice. Living in an apartment has a lot of upsides (for us anyway), but this is one of the downsides. However, surprisingly, I like them. The pricing is still ridiculous if you get a SetTop per TV (which we had to do with AT&T HE). With AT&T HE we had no choice but to get a SetTop per TV because you couldn't get local channels without it (at least not anything worthwhile, and we speak very little Spanish). But with Dish Network, we get every single channel we could want without a SetTop box. So, we only got one for the living room. Pricing is still high with only one box, but it's better than AT&T HE with 4. Although changing ch

Tribute to Reba on CMT

Tribute to Reba on CMT - 09/16/2007 Such class. Such beauty. So much emotion! So inspirational!!! Lorreta! Dolly! Such class. Such beauty. So much emotion! So inspirational!!! I love everything from folk to hip-hop, and am mostly an 80's person, yet country always grabs my heart and soul. I see these artists, I see talent, professionalism, and such beauty...

LinksManager Raising Monthly Price

Looks like LinksManager is raising their pricing, starting immediately, from $19.95 to $29.95. I could barely justify the $19.95 per month for a recip link checker. Was curious if anyone else felt $30/month is worth it? Or am I just being a little overly self-conscious with my monthly allotments and priorities? read more | digg story