Conditional Access System

Conditional Access System

A Conditional Access System, or CAS, is a type of system used in Internet and television broadcasts in order to restrict unauthorized users from accessing channels or services that they have not paid for and allow subscribers who have paid for services to access the specific services they purchased. Conditional Access Systems are most commonly referred to as “Pay-Per-View” services and are often used to restrict television channels.   How Conditional Access Systems Work Conditi

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Apple TV Alternatives

Apple TV Alternatives

Apple TV is one of the available options for streaming and Internet based entertainment for the television. It has an extensive library of content when paired with Apple iTunes. Although Apple TV can be an affordable option, the device has many limitations that really reduces it to a basic streaming device. This device is not the only one of its kind to provide streaming and entertainment capabilities. There are many options to choose from with varying degrees of quality and selection. The fo

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Why Flash Player won’t Install?

Why Flash Player won’t Install?

Adobe Flash Player is a high-performance, expressive client runtime software that delivers great digital experiences to end users. These days, Web sites are built in Flash, and individuals need to have Flash Player installed on their computers to render Web sites. Adobe releases new versions of Flash Player at regular intervals, and end users are required to update the installed player with the latest version. The install procedure is simple, but sometimes Flash Player may not install and work c

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How Does TiVo Work?

How Does TiVo Work?

A common word that is constantly uttered in our society, TiVo has revolutionized the way we watch TV. With its many features and functions that allow you to pause, record, and rewatch television, TiVo has quickly ushered in an age in which we no longer watch commercials and we don't worry about being home at 8 o' clock to watch our favorite sitcom. Many people, however, still do not know the wonders of TiVo and many more do not understand how it works. In this article, we will explain

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How to Make Satellite Dish LNB Adjustments

How to Make Satellite Dish LNB Adjustments

LNB (Low Noise Block) is the receiving end of a satellite dish. The LNB must be pointing directly to the satellite overhead in orbit to receive the strongest and clearest signal. There are many types of satellite dishes available, some of them are installed in a fixed position, others are installed so that they can move regularly. The type of satellite that the user would like to receive signals from usually determines this. As with a normal TV antenna, it may be required for the user to adjust

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How to Use SRT Files

How to Use SRT Files

SRT is the file extension for subtitle files. Subtitle files are simple text files that have been synchronized with a video file so that viewers can read what is being said while they are watching the movie. SRT files are especially useful for viewers who have hearing disabilities or like to keep the sound low. SRT files can be made for any movie in any language and can be modified in a standard text editor such as Notepad. Subtitle files are easy to create. Each subtitle line only consists of t

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Free to Air Channels

Free to Air Channels

 Free-To-Air, or FTA, channels are satellite television channels that are not encrypted and are, therefore, available to anyone who is able to receive them. FTA channels are not provided by premium satellite companies, but rather open source satellite providers, such as Galaxy, AMC, and Telstar. FTA channels require subscribers to have a 30-inch satellite dish or larger, but do not require the user to pay any monthly fees or access charges. FTA channels are available from a variety of diffe

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How to Download Music

How to Download Music

Many people obtain music from illegal sources, which has arguably helped cripple the recording industry. This has, of course, led to aggressive lawsuits and new laws and procedures concerning how these people and their sources are treated. The entire situation can be avoided, however, if people use legal music sources instead. Most legal sources aren't free, but they allow you to easily purchase and download high quality music tracks. Compared to traditional methods of buying music you don't

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Free to View Satellite

Free to View Satellite

Free To View satellite is a British variant of Free To Air satellite. Regular Free To Air satellite exists in Great Britain, but Free To View satellite gives the viewer access to additional channels not available via a normal FTA receiver. FTV satellite content is offered exclusively through Freesat from Sky, a British satellite television serviced offered by British Sky Broadcasting Group plc. British Sky Broadcasting Group plc is often known as BSkyB, and trades as Sky. While regular Fre

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HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface)

HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface)

HDMI stands for High Definition Multimedia Interface. It is a compact 19-pin plug and cable for connecting High-Definition video and multi-channel audio-capable as well as helping to speed the convergence of computer and consumer AV products. High Definition technology or HD has seen a rapid increase in consumer use especially with HDTVs, HD-DVD and Blu-ray players, HD camcorders and other HD components. HDMI was developed by Hitachi, Panasonic, Sony, Toshiba, Philips, Thomson and Silicon Image

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