Category Archives: Television

The ups (and occasional downs) of Apple’s new products

Here are my brief reactions to the new products that Apple announced at its media event yesterday: • Watch So now you can get a gold Apple Watch for the same price as a Sport model. Actually, it is a Sport … Continue reading

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TV today: Too much of a good thing

Yesterday, I was shocked to learn of the apparent admission of guilt by Robert Durst. The admission was startling news all by itself. What was even more incredible was the source of the news: not a newspaper’s or government’s investigation, … Continue reading

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The Oscars vs. the public

Although it’s still one of the highest rated shows on television, last week’s Academy Awards garnered its lowest ratings in six years, down about 16% from last year alone. Some (including myself) see this as a reflection of how terrible the … Continue reading

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Smart device overkill

I own a smart TV. Among other things, I can use it to connect to Netflix, with no other device needed. I also have a smart Blu-ray player. It too includes an option to select Netflix, as well as a … Continue reading

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