There's a Modern TV Hidden Inside This Classic 1950s Philco Predicta

There’s nothing quite as retro-futuristic as the Philco Predicta television from the late 1950s. That bubbly, detached picture tube. The metal frame. It’s gorgeous. Unfortunately, the iconic TV set is also notoriously unreliable—and what good is a broken Predicta TV? Well, it turns out it makes a pretty bitchin’… »3/30/15 7:40pm3/30/15 7:40pm

Philips to Sell Magnavox and Philco Branded DTV Converters to Your Grandma

A few weeks ago, after reporting on the RCA and Zenith branded digital converter boxes approved by the FCC for analog-TV holdouts, I jokingly asked where the Magnavox DTV converter box was. Turns out, Philips will not only ship a Magnavox box eligible for the National Telecommunications and Information… »12/17/07 7:20pm12/17/07 7:20pm