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[20 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 901 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 …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[12 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,026 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 …

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[5 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 693 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 …

Broadband, Cord Cutter »

[2 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 1,224 views]

Yes, Comcast milks you like a cow. However, in case you missed the memo, you aren’t giving enough, milk, that is. Comcast is raising cable modem rental rates, but you can stop paying — right now.
GigaOM reports that Comcast is …

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 …

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[22 Dec 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,325 views]

About eight in 10 of the more than 500 cord cutters surveyed have a clear message for their former cable company masters — don’t leave a light on, because we ain’t comin’ back!
A newly released CG42 Market Survey, aptly referenced …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[18 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 651 views]

One of the keys to success is ubiquity. Both Plex and Netflix have announced their latest moves to keep their software and services in front of your eyeballs, regardless. That said, have Plex and Netflix reached the point of diminishing …

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[16 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,065 views]

The world has changed since the last time we bought a TV. That is, the modern cord cutter’s home has one big, big TV and a whole bunch of small screens for individual viewing.
Not long ago, pre-iPad, our rather modest …

Broadband, Cord Cutter »

[12 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 1,401 views]

For capitalist fundamentalists and their lickspittles, the Comcast + Time Warner Cable merger is a no brainer. Those one percenters aside, Mega Comcast will be the marriage of the nation’s two most-hated corporations — what could possibly be right with …

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 …

Cord Cutter, Deals »

[27 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 979 views]

Our last mention of the Roku LT had this popular and highly affordable OTT streamer priced at just $39.99, which is a pretty good. However, we have a Black Friday Roku LT deal — get one now with free shipping …

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[25 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 890 views]

The nice people at Redbox sent out an email to inform customers of record that they’re increasing prices “just a little,” which is an interesting choice of words. For example, would you like “just a little” increase in your salary …

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[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,185 views]

Pluto TV is yet another play at aggregating web video content for mobile and the living room. Like other attempts at bridging this version of the digital divide, Pluto TV succeeds and fails by measures.
Everybody’s an aggregator! It’s a question …

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[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | 1,527 views]

Cord cutters know that free over-the-air (OTA) digital broadcast is the best deal in TV. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get free, advertising supported over-the-top (OTT) streaming video? Amazon thinks so, too.
One of the smartest things I’ve done …

Cord Cutter, Reviews, how to »

[10 Nov 2014 | One Comment | 1,628 views]

No, Rabbit TV isn’t a scam. Fundamentally, Rabbit TV aggregates streaming audio/video and TV content that’s already available online for free and presents it to you. For $10 a year, you can’t go wrong, right?
For the harried cord cutter with …