The government is giving out $40 coupons for digital TV converters (background: Federal law mandates that all broadcasters switch to digital signals in 2009, meaning that you will need to get a little doohicky box if your set only takes analog signals) but you shouldn’t get it quite yet. Crave tells us why:
3. Current devices are bound to get cheaper.
2. Better and less expensive units are coming down the pike.
1. The coupon expires in 3 months.