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  • December 19, 2014
    What better way to spread holiday cheer than volunteer alongside your favorite TV stars? Last week, DISH customers teamed up with TLC and Feeding America to celebrate the holidays by giving back to their communities. As part of TLC’s “Season of Giving,” volunteers spent a day preparing meals for families at their local food banks in Chicago, Washington D.C., Atlanta and Cleveland, which together serve more than 21 million Americans.more...
  • December 19, 2014
    Tomorrow kicks off college football bowl season, so it’s time to put Hopper’s side-by-side feature to use.ClicktoTweet: Watch college football bowl games side by side on your TV with HopperFrom now until the national championship game on January 12, this year’s top college football teams will play in bowl games across the country, and this year’s lineup has us eager to watch. Because many of these matchups coincide, the side-by-side feature on Hopper saves you the stress of choosing which gamemore...
  • December 17, 2014
    Learn how to use your Hopper’s side-by-side feature to simultaneously watch two programs on one TV. This is perfect for those of you who can’t decide between multiple sporting events airing at the same time; and it’ll be especially handy during the upcoming college football bowl games. Just select the two games you’d like to watch, and pull them up on your TV, side by side. Now that’s what we call multitasking.more...
  • December 11, 2014
    Finding gifts for your loved ones is no easy feat. To help you get started, we have ideas that will please everyone on your list. Whether they love sports, TV, video games or traveling, help your family and friends get the most out of their TVs, tablets, and phones with these entertainment gifts from DISH.more...
  • December 11, 2014
    This week we completed a nationwide rollout of new software to our Hopper DVR. This update includes three features that promise to simplify your TV-watching experience.ClicktoTweet: Three cool new features now available on HopperHere’s a quick rundown of Hopper’s new capabilities:more...
  • December 9, 2014
    As temperatures drop and snow falls, we find ourselves wanting to snuggle up on the sofa with hot cocoa and a Christmas movie. With the holidays fast approaching, there are plenty of movie options available for you to enjoy on DISH.Clickto Tweet: DISH compiled the ultimate movie guide to get you in the holiday spirit.Check out our recommendations below, and use our spirit scale to find a movie that will leave you feeling holly jolly good.Wednesday, Dec. 10National Lampoon's Christmasmore...
  • December 5, 2014
    Learn how to create personalized folders for recorded programs on your Hopper DVR with this simple how-to guide.ClicktoTweet: Store Hopper recordings in personalized folders using DISH's how-to guide1. Press the DVR button on your remote control.2. Use the ARROW buttons to move to a recording that you would like to place in a new folder and press SELECT.3. Click EDIT.4. Select CREATE FOLDER.5. Create a folder name such as ‘KIDS,’ ‘DAD,’ ‘MOVIES,’ ‘HOLIDAY,’ etc., then select DONE.6. Press SAVE.more...
  • December 4, 2014
    When natural disasters strike, impacted communities rely on support from others to help them recover and rebuild. On the front lines of disaster recovery is Team Rubicon, a group of volunteers who are among the first to respond when communities call for help. The team, made up of U.S. military veterans, is ready to deploy at a moment’s notice to lend a helping hand in the face of devastation and destruction.more...
  • December 3, 2014
    Despite the fact that the most wonderful time of the year is approaching, there’s one major downside: our favorite TV shows are beginning to take their midseason breaks. That’s right. No new episodes until January 2015 or later.ClicktoTweet: Start recording TV shows and movies on your Hopper to stay entertained while your favorite shows are on breakSo you’re probably wondering, “What am I going to do with my downtime this winter?” After all, TV is essential for R&R breaks after spendingmore...
  • December 1, 2014
    Ah, December. The turkey and stuffing-induced coma is over for now. As we start to settle in after the long Thanksgiving weekend, we can’t help but think about the December holiday festivities soon to be in full swing. Holiday parties, dinners, gift exchanges and inevitable road trips will take you away from your home and your TV.So this holiday season, we want to make it official:  It’s okay to take TV with you. more...