Television options in Switzerland are pretty dire. And obviously much of it is not in English.
While we do not plan to spend a great deal of time watching t.v., we'd like to have the option of keeping up on our favorite shows such as Sopranos, Weeds, Project Runway and so on. And, of course, GLH would like access to American Football.
So being the librarian that I am, I did some research and came up with a solution. It's called Sling Box. You attach it to any DVR and presto! You are then able to record your favorite shows and watch them via your computer any time you would like. Cool, huh?
We've attached it to our television at home and it does indeed work. It's pretty freaky. GLH will be in the computer room changing channels, and in the living room it will be like a poltergeist has suddenly taken control of the television. (Why do men need to change channels that much?)
We are now interviewing prospective hosts. They must have great cable (with premium channels) and high-speed wireless access in their homes.
Anyone interested? Extra points if you are regularly able to see Cleveland Browns games on your television!
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