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[11 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 575 views]

The video streaming service sweepstakes has yet to name a winner, but the list of losers continues to grow. Like Redbox Instant before it, Target Ticket is shutting down for good on March 7.
Industry sources say Target launched Target Ticket …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[5 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 577 views]

Of course, live TV being the traditional, sequential TV programming fewer and fewer people watch via broadcast, satellite and cable TV. Though not yet a collapse, the 12.7 percent year-over-year decline is more than an industry wakeup call.
As you might …

iTunes, Mac »

[30 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,154 views]

OS X Yosemite users have another software update to apply this week. iTunes 12.1 brings improved Notification Center support for iTunes Radio, as well as iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch sync performance.
As shown above, after installing iTunes Radio 12.1 Update …

Cord Cutter »

[29 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 446 views]

Wow, just wow. Comcast customer service is back in the news once again for all the wrong reasons. That is, a customer tried to drop Comcast and Comcast Customer Service put them through hell.
The crowing moment? The Comcast customer …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[29 Jan 2015 | 2 Comments | 1,309 views]

Everything is about perspective. While the world is focused on the battle for online dominance and streaming eyeballs between Netflix and HBO, the real war is happening elsewhere. Yes, we’re talking about Netflix vs Popcorn Time.
Yes, Netflix and its rapidly …

Apple luv, Music, movies, TV »

[28 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 864 views]

What begins with the launch of the Macintosh and ends with the launch of the iMac? Actually, that’s the timeframe — actually three discreet product launches — we’ll be seeing in Universal Pictures’ presentation of the Steve Jobs Biopic. And, …

Deals, iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[27 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 632 views]

Now, although the Single of the Week is history — ditto that for the Discovery Download — Apple has launched Free on iTunes, a new section on the iTunes Store that points to not only free music, but also free …

Broadband, Cord Cutter »

[26 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 585 views]

Even though Time Warner Cable is either the first or second most hated company in America and hundreds of thousands are cutting the cord, they must be feeling their oats. That is, Time Warner Cable is number one (in Better …

Deals, Music, movies, TV »

[24 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 396 views]

While I’m not a big fan of TV dramas, Amazon Prime is a favorite. That said, watch Transparent — Amazon’s hot, breakthrough TV drama — and get Amazon Prime for $72 — today only. Here’s the Amazon Prime pitch:
Today from …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[22 Jan 2015 | 2 Comments | 487 views]

Netflix began back in 1997 as an online video rental store and, today, the CEO Reed Hastings has the world at his feet. For example, shares in company shot up 13 percent yesterday on the news that Netflix subs shot …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[20 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 757 views]

And, it is official. NBC will stream its Super Bowl coverage for free. Starting at 12pm noon on Sunday, February 1, the US TV network will offer its Super Bowl coverage, all 11 hours of it.
“It’s just a great means …

Music, movies, TV, Tech »

[14 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 823 views]

What are Ultra HD and 4K? That depends greatly upon on who you ask. And, at this very early point in the game, you won’t get consistent answers from any of the players in the red hot UltraHD TV and/or …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[12 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 891 views]

Like a lot of techies, I was pleased to learn that LG is using webOS in its newest smart TVs. While it’s great that LG found value in webOS, the Korean electronics giant clearly doesn’t “get” software and probably never …

Cord Cutter »

[5 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 597 views]

Where can you get not only ESPN and ESPN2, as well Disney Channel, ABC Family, Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel, TNT, CNN, TBS, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim all with a cable or satellite TV subscription? Dish Networks’ Sling …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[4 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 856 views]

The Top 10 Movies from 2014 You Haven’t Seen list is originally compiled, though slight edited by moi, by Rotten Tomatoes (link below). That said, I can only personally vouch for a few of these flicks, though they’re all on …