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[19 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 567 views]

After years of denial by cable and satellite TV providers, there is now no doubt traditional pay TV is on the decline. And, here’s a look at the other side that coin — cord cutters and the rise in IPTV …

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[14 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 1,027 views]

If you are a cord cutter, just “let it play” breaking news can be one of the holes that is hard to fill. The WidgetTV Mac Dashboard widget scratches that itch brilliantly with free, instant access to top news, science …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[7 Aug 2013 | 3 Comments | 577 views]

And, it’s only down from here? Pay TV subs have declined for the third quarter in a row, nearly 1 million households over the last year, and not even the cable companies can deny cord cutters are on the rise. …

Cord Cutter, Reviews, how to »

[6 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 797 views]

First and foremost, Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Instant Video just got some serious competition. With more than 5,500 movies on your Roku and 1,500 titles via your neighborhood Redbox location, the Redbox Instant offer is simple and attractive — …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, Deals, Mac »

[1 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 344 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 …

Cord Cutter, Deals, Mac »

[25 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 863 views]

How many ways to save? Let’s count a few. Stack Social is offering a free Mac bundle of 10 great apps and their 2013 Summer Mac Bundle offers 10 mainstream apps, including Parallels for Mac, for $49.99. Plus a neat …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[17 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 854 views]

Competition is good, but there’s no question that standardization has benefits, too. That said, Steve Jobs’ hobby puck, the Apple TV, is the set top box to beat.
The good people at Frost & Sullivan have released a report detailing their …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[13 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 721 views]

Are you a cord cutter? Thinking about it? One of the most popular streaming options, Amazon Prime Video, has gotten a little more tempting — you can now watch scores of Miramax Films, like Pulp Fiction and The English Patient, …

Cord Cutter, iTunes »

[27 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 1,303 views]

Do any or all — young, low-income, minority — apply to you? Then there is a good chance, you “get” free TV. A new survey shows more than 20 million US households, nearly 60 million people, rely solely on free …

Apps, Cord Cutter, iOS, Mac, Music, movies, TV »

[20 Jun 2013 | 2 Comments | 843 views]

Steve Jobs’ hobby — Apple TV is the world’s best-selling set top box — has just added HBO Go, ESPN, Sky News and other content sources, making it rich but not yet abundant. Meanwhile, Apple’s long mobile advertising slog continues …

Cord Cutter, iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[13 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 633 views]

One of the great things about having a Roku is that new channels regularly appear and there is never a bill. Yes, you can pay for Hulu Plus, Netflix and others, but the free stuff just keeps coming — there’s …

Cord Cutter »

[21 May 2013 | No Comment | 2,444 views]

Fresh pay TV subscriber data is generating headlines — cord cutting can no longer be denied. Nevertheless, although fewer people overall are paying for TV, the real story lies in a shifting market dynamic, away from cable to other providers.
Quoting …

Cord Cutter, iOS, Music, movies, TV »

[20 May 2013 | No Comment | 2,601 views]

Cord cutting takes another step forward. At some unnamed date in the future, America’s fifth network, The CW, will be coming to the Apple TV via a dedicated app — no subscription required, though viewers will have to wait 24 …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[15 May 2013 | No Comment | 4,885 views]

ABC’s move to offer live local affiliate streaming over the internet via their updated Watch ABC app is a good thing, right? People already paying for television do get more, but anyone hoping that free-air-TV would be free-to-view on the …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[13 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,127 views]

Whereas the headline is absolutely attention getting, the caveats and quid pro quos backloaded in this feature are significant and, frankly, off-putting. Yes, live streaming is coming to the ABC iOS app, but only to existing cable subscribers and only …