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Analog TV Labeling

Best Buy to sell DTV converter boxes

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Giving Credit Where [Partial] Credit Is Due Dept.: Best Buy announced Wednesday that it will carry DTV converter boxes and participate in the U.S. government $40-off coupon program next year (as we predicted in August). If you watch local stations over the air on an analog TV, finding a life-extending digital-to-analog converter for it in 2008 should not be the chore that it is today.

But if you don’t already own an obsolescent TV (or five), turns out you can’t buy one at Best Buy. The consumer electronics behemoth announced—again!—that its days of selling old-technology television sets are over. Read the rest of this entry »

Analog TV labels: Big retailers may face $3 million in fines

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

Analog TV is past its sell-by date

Tuesday, July 10th, 2007

Analog TV violations: Notify the FCC

Friday, July 6th, 2007

Target’s analog TV muddle

Thursday, July 5th, 2007

Analog TV lawsuit brewing?

Saturday, June 30th, 2007

FCC cites Dell on analog TV sales

Monday, June 18th, 2007

Nerds warned on analog TV labeling

Wednesday, June 13th, 2007

Wal-Mart has analog TVs. But where are the labels?

Wednesday, June 13th, 2007

Retailers, consumer bureaus get analog TV advisories

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

FCC cites Buy.com, Newegg on analog TV labels

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

Wal-Mart adds ‘HDTV specialists’

Monday, June 11th, 2007