How to Disable Ads on the Roku Home Screen

If you own a Roku streaming media player or Roku TV and want to disable the advertisements that occupy one-third of the Home screen, you will discover that Roku does not provide you a way to opt out. According to How-To Geek, Roku makes more money from ads than it does selling hardware ($740 million […]

Replacing Windows Media Center with a Tablo OTA DVR

In 2007, I cut the cord and adopted Microsoft’s Windows Media Center on Windows Vista Ultimate. I purchased a Shuttle XPC small form factor computer for one TV and an Xbox 360 with its built-in Windows Media Center Extender for remote access on another TV. Windows Media Center was wonderful. It had an elegant 10-foot […]