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[ 25 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Why AT&T’s DirecTV Now may change how you watch TV tomorrow ]
AT&T DirecTV Now

It’s been a pretty good week for AT&T.
Over the weekend, the company announced its proposed $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, adding a portfolio of media offerings to its portfolio, like HBO, TNT and Cartoon Network.
Tuesday morning, AT&T announced DirecTV Now, which will stream more than 100 live channels for $35 per month beginning in November.
Now what are you paying for cable/satellite right now? It’s probably more than $35, right?
DirecTV now will be available on …

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[ 9 Sep 2012 | Comments Off on DirecTV to offer free NFL Sunday Ticket preview ]

The NFL officially kicks off the season Sunday, Sept. 9, with a full slate of games and DirecTV viewers will get a chance to look at all of them.
DirecTV will offer a one-week preview of its popular NFL Sunday Ticket package which offers a chance to see all broadcasts show on Fox and CBS for the day (blackout restrictions apply; hear us Jacksonville?).
DirecTV sells the package for $199 this season, down at least $100 from …

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[ 17 May 2012 | Comments Off on DirecTV iPad app is great but adds a bonus: it’s storm proof ]
DirecTV iPad app is great but adds a bonus: it’s storm proof

Now, one of our favorite iPad apps is the DirecTV one, which lets you watch a fair selection of channels live as well as control your television programming with an interface that’s simply better than the old white remote ever was. Of course, you have to be on your home WiFi network to watch live.
Quips? You can’t see all channels you subscribe to (no ESPN) and you can’t watch recorded content from your DVRs.
But we …

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[ 5 Apr 2012 | Comments Off on DirecTV to bring expanded Masters’ Coverage starting Thursday ]

DirecTV constantly pushes through some neat innovations and its new DirecTV Anywhere iPad app is pretty sweet, too (though we’d like to be able to see live TV). DTV Anywhere allows iPad users who are DirecTV subscribers to see some TV content on their iPad, via WiFi or 4G or 3G or LTE cellular networks.
One of the older innovations is expanded Masters’ Tournament coverage and the satellite company is again delivering beginning Thursday.
Fans can follow …

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[ 24 Oct 2011 | 66 Comments ]
DirecTV logo

Coming soon, DirecTV is going to unleash what looks like a pretty cool new user interface (UI) for its customers.
No release date yet, but this new look reminds us of the really cool DirecTV iPad app. That app could only be made better if you could stream DTV content — within your home — on the tablet.
Scrolling is much faster. Channel surfing is much faster. When you look at programs, you see boxcovers, almost like …

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[ 6 Oct 2011 | 40 Comments ]
DirecTV Nomad

DirecTV’s long-awaited Nomad TV service has launched today.  It’s not a streaming service like Slingbox, so you can’t watch live DirecTV content, but Nomad will allow you to watch anything that’s recorded on your DVR on up to five connected mobile or PC devices. On its website, DirecTV lists the cost of the device at $149. There’s also a monthly fee of $5 to use the service.
With most cellular providers except Sprint removing unlimited data …