Eric Stewart: Running Off At The Mouth


Verizon FiOS update

by on Oct.29, 2008, under Home Stuff, Internet Service Providers, Life, TV

An update to my opinions and experiences with Verizon’s FIOS service.

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Bright House Networks vs. Verizon FIOS – HD and Internet in Tampa Bay

by on Aug.16, 2008, under Home Stuff, Internet Service Providers, Life, TV

I had Bright House (BH) Networks in my old apartment in Temple Terrace, with an HD-DVR (see earlier blog posts about some of the things I encountered with it).

This blog posting serves as an example of how I can often repeat myself.

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Switching from Bright House to Verizon

by on Aug.12, 2008, under Home Stuff, Internet Service Providers, Life, TV

I hate sales calls. I’ve gotten a few from Sprint that have tested my patience. But only now has a sales call from a service I’m using caused me to drop that service.

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BrightHouse Networks/Scientific American Explorer 8300HD

by on Apr.07, 2008, under Technology, TV

There are many DVR boxes out there that one can add external drives to in order to have more room to save stuff. Here’s what I encountered when I tried it with mine.

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My JVC GENESSA 42″ 16:9 4.5ms 1080p LCD HDTV LT-42X788

by on Apr.06, 2008, under TV

So, here’s what I’ve noticed so far – this is kind of also a review of Bright House Networks cable in Tampa, particularly when combined with this TV: One reviewer on NewEgg for this TV noticed issues with dark scenes and shades of black. I really didn’t see it until I was watching Battlestar Galactica. […]

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Toys: HDTV, PS3 (not all good), Cable

by on Mar.30, 2008, under PS3 Games, Technology, TV

Okay, so I’m getting an HDTV.  42″ 1080p JVC LCD.  I’ll be getting a cable upgrade shortly after it arrives, and I decided to drop some money on a PS3. The Playstation 3 can be easily viewed as a competatively priced BlueRay player.  It also “upconverts” DVDs very well.  Now, my complaints so far (don’t […]

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