When Off Doesn’t Mean Off

February 13th, 2011 § 1 comment § permalink

With options for TV, radio, video on demand, and even internet, modern cable boxes have become increasingly complex.  Yesterday I watched a two year old sit on a cable remote control.  He changed the box into what I think was some sort of radio mode.  I think he also managed to overload the remote of the box or both, because nothing seemed to be working.  We were trying to watch the news of events in Egypt, so we tried to get the channel back.  We had to leave, so we shut off the TV, and left.  Later, someone had tried to turn the TV back on, and we found it still stuck in it’s jammed state, completely unresponsive to the remote. » Read the rest of this entry «

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