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[7 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 457 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 | 193 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 | 224 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 | 837 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 | 6 Comments | 7,084 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 | 541 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 | 2,045 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 | 323 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 | 473 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 | 737 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), …

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

[21 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 807 views]

Steve Job’s little black hobby puck accounts for 56 percent of the IPTV set top market. So, when important new content, like Vevo, comes to the platform, it’s a big deal.
Vevo is coming to Apple TV, perhaps as early as …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, Deals, Mac »

[1 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 379 views]

Life is good in the Fairer Deal fast lane — so many great buys, so little money needed. The refurbished Apple TV is now $10 cheaper and, boy oh boy, check out all of the cheap albums on both iTunes and …