Watching These TV Signals Die Is Like a Glimpse of the End of the World

Yesterday, Sydney Australia bade farewell to analog TV signals, and put a stop to the old-school over-the-air broadcasts across the city. And while that doesn't affect cable users (or anyone outside of Sydney), the death of those signals is universally poignant and eerie to watch. Goodbye forever. » 12/04/13 10:23am 12/04/13 10:23am

The Price is Right Will Lose 3.5M Viewers Come DTV Switch

Out of the 300 million Americans in the United states, 3.5 million are still not ready for the DTV switch come June 12. Is that 3.5 million people or households? Either way, 3.5 million is quite a lot, considering my non-english speaking nanny is already all over her digital converter. Get with it, people. [Switched] » 5/04/09 10:00pm 5/04/09 10:00pm

Digital TV Transition Starts Today in Wilmington, NC: Let's See Who…

As most of you know, commercial analog TV in this country will become all but extinct on February 17th 2009. However, the digital revolution begins today in Wilmington NC. Basically, the town and its 197,760 TV-watching households will serve as guinea pigs for the nationwide rollout. The town has been bombarded with… » 9/08/08 12:45pm 9/08/08 12:45pm

Three Top DTV Converter Boxes Go Head to Head For Your Digital Dollar

Somehow I doubt that many Gizmodo readers are concerned about getting a DTV converter before the February 2009 cutoff date-but then again, I've been surprised before. If you or someone you know falls into this category, Sound & Vision has taken the liberty of pitting the top three DTV converter boxes against one… » 6/23/08 5:20pm 6/23/08 5:20pm