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[5 Jun 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]

People love their Apple TVs. However, those in the know will tell that the Roku 3 is faster, has more features and offers scores more channels, including a hundreds of pirate channels. These facts helped propel the insurgent Roku set …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter »

[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 567 views]

Apple’s only a follower if it fails to dominate a market where it competes and, if the rumor mill has it right, the skinny bundle is the next piece of the media market Cupertino aims to corner.
Or, so goes the …

Apple TV, Deals »

[10 Mar 2015 | No Comment | 722 views]

At the beginning Monday, a 2012 Apple TV sold for $99, while a refurbished Apple TV unit going for $79. Sadly, the mothership did’t release a new set top streamer — what’s up with that? — but they did slash …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, iTunes »

[26 Dec 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,413 views]

It’s all about the Benjamins. If you are still on cable or satellite, it’s overwhelmingly likely you could be saving big bucks by either cord shaving (reducing your cable bill) or cord cutting (getting rid of pay TV entirely). Don’t …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter »

[2 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,274 views]

Americans, always an unruly bunch, are changing before our very eyes. More to the point, how Americans are feeding their eyeballs with TV, movies, etc is evolving and fast. The evidence? That 19 percent, or roughly one in five, US …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, Deals »

[7 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,119 views]

Regular Fairer Platform readers know we are big, big fans of refurbished gear and that extends to refurbished Roku, America’s favorite over-the-top video streaming box. However, perhaps the best deal on a Roku is the discontinued Roku LT, it’s new …

Apple TV, Deals, iPod »

[17 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 2,327 views]

Going for a run? Working in the garden? Dusting? Doing the laundry? If you’re an all of the above kind of gal or guy, put the music in your pocket and go, go, go all day long. However, don’t pay …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter »

[12 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | 3,409 views]

Roku is the best selling set top box, but that title is tagged with a couple asterisks. Moreover, while the world has mostly given up on the idea of a full-blown  branded television, it’s pretty much agreed that an …

Apple TV, Deals »

[28 Feb 2014 | 2 Comments | 6,432 views]

It is a very simple question with no easy answer. Should I buy Apple TV now or wait? While Apple is certainly working on and will release a new TV something, “When?” is an open question.
However, if you have been …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, Reviews, how to »

[31 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 8,686 views]

Have a new Apple TV? How about an older Apple TV? Chances you will be spending lots of quality time with over the next day or so. Here are 10+ Apple TV tips that will optimize your viewing experience.
Apple TV …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter »

[29 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 811 views]

Could you say no to $480? Wall Street Journal media and marketing editor Martin Peers couldn’t either — becoming a cord cutter saved him $40 a month, which is a dinner out every few weeks or one free car payment …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, Mac, Software »

[26 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 2,735 views]

This particular XBMC update, the last in the “Frodo” line, delivers a number of critical bug fixes, including patches for Mavericks specific issues. However, a bigger fish, “Gotham” (aka version 13.0), is being fried as we speak.
• XBMC 12.3 (download)

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, Deals »

[18 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 1,094 views]

Cord cutting is most definitely a thing — millions of have already ditched cable TV. Whether you’re looking to give Time Warner, Comcast, Cox, etc the boot or just taste the wine, the gateway to cord cutting is a set …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[20 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 1,923 views]

While nothing beats the Roku (links below) for the shear volume and variety of content available, Apple has been relentlessly adding new apps and, thereby, content to the Apple TV over the last year — it’s like getting a better, …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[27 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 3,519 views]

Streaming media services and set top box makers are getting busy, together. But don’t look away because they’re doing it all for you (and profit). Netflix is now offering Super HD to all subscribers with 1080p devices (and adequate bandwidth), …