Do you use the active button on your remote? Perhaps you aren't even sure what it does? This is actually a cool little tool. When you push the active button you will have a choice of seeing your weather, horoscope, lottery, access direct tv magazine, and as a bonus you get to the a channel lineup of what DTV deems the most popular shows at the time. We like it because we can just pull up the weeks weather with a touch of the button.