Bloomberg: DirecTV and TWC Might Create an Aereo-like Service

As cable companies continue to come up with creative ways to sell us TV without hooking us onto traditional cable, Bloomberg is reporting that DirecTV and Time Warner Cable are both thinking about creating an Aereo-type streaming service for customers to use. If it works like Aereo, it means you get to watch TV over… » 10/25/13 7:15pm 10/25/13 7:15pm

DirecTV Is Supposedly Buying Hulu

If it seems like Hulu's been up for sale for a few years now that's because it totally has been. Seriously, back in August 2011 we tried to figure out which Hulu bidder we should be rooting for. And then in September 2011, Dish Network was rumored to buy it. Well? Nothing happened. Now nearly two years later, DirecTV… » 6/13/13 10:12pm 6/13/13 10:12pm

Viacom Gives All Its Channels Back to DirecTV

DirecTV and Viacom were in something of a spat, unable to reach a broadcast agreement. This resulted in channels such as MTV and Comedy Central disappearing from DirecTV's satellite beam. However, the two companies worked things out with a long term agreement, and all is well again. » 7/20/12 9:24am 7/20/12 9:24am

I Challenge You to Watch This Bikini-Clad Kate Upton Ad and Not Get…

This is a really sad story—the tragic existence of Kate Upton. You see, Kate is so poor that she can't afford any clothing except one tiny bikini. Day after day, Kate wanders through the beach, lying down on the sand, with nothing to eat except the occasional raw lobster, which she hunts with her bare hands. » 4/01/12 4:00pm 4/01/12 4:00pm

Watch Every Football Game with Sunday NFL Ticket On Your PS3

Xbox 360 users might have their fancy ESPN but the only sport most people care about is football. Sony just announced that PS3 users can sign up for NFL Sunday Ticket (a DirecTV exclusive) even if they don't have DirecTV. That means you can watch every NFL game straight from your PS3. » 8/17/11 4:11pm 8/17/11 4:11pm

Apple TV Can Be the Cable-less Future Sports Fans Have Dreamed Of

For a die hard sports fan, it's a sad, tough life without cable. You need it to watch all the games you can! Hell, it's really the only reason why I still fork over a $100 every month to money-garbing Time Warner these days. But with Apple TV now being able to stream and NBA League Pass? I'm cutting my cable… » 3/10/11 1:00pm 3/10/11 1:00pm

Squatters Live in a 45-Story Skyscraper with No Elevator. They Have…

Squatters in Venezuela have found a home in an unfinished 45-story skyscraper in Venezuela. They call their home the "Tower of David", after the financier who tried to build it in the '90s. People live up to the 28th floor in the elevator-less building and have jury-rigged electricity and water to every inhabited floor.… » 3/05/11 9:00pm 3/05/11 9:00pm

DirecTV n3D Channel Officially Live, With 24-Hour 3D Content

If you're one of that small subsection that subscribes to DirecTV and owns a 3D television and isn't at work right now, go ahead and flip over to channel 103. It's called n3D, and it's what you've been waiting for. » 7/01/10 9:30am 7/01/10 9:30am