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[12 Jul 2014 | 2 Comments | 269 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 …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[11 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 297 views]

This is the iTunes we have been waiting for? Nope, but for movie fans, this iTunes 11 update adds another way to enjoy and get more out of the buying experience. Are you ready for iTunes Extras for HD Movies?
iTunes …

Cord Cutter »

[25 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 204 views]

Cord cutting is very much a thing and the cable companies are running a bit scarred. So, when we suggest that you cut cable right now, we mean you should, at the very least, tell your cable provider you plan …

Cord Cutter »

[20 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | 133 views]

Whether or not you love television, and there is a lot to love, it is a sure bet that you hate the cable company. However, here in the early 21st Century, there is no good excuse to keep paying for …

Cord Cutter »

[18 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 408 views]

If young people are the future, then satellite and cable TV providers need to sit up and take notice. Millennials are not only most likely to never have had cable, but are also most likely to be happy cord cutters.
Oh, …

Cord Cutter »

[16 Jun 2014 | 4 Comments | 284 views]

Whether you just want to stop paying (so much?) for TV or aim to reduce debt, getting an outdoor HD antenna is a great place to start. Here is a quick TV news report out of Bakersfield, CA about a …

Cord Cutter »

[8 Jun 2014 | 4 Comments | 134 views]

Da Nile is a river in Egypt, but the state of denial is where you will find cable and satellite TV operators. That is, nearly half of all Americans subscribe to a streaming TV service and half of those people …

Cord Cutter, Deals »

[7 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 363 views]

Whether you choose to cut the cord, you absolutely positively should get Roku — watch your shows when you want to. And, absolutely the best deal is on a Refurbished Roku, which delivers the same awesome little box with the …

Cord Cutter, Mac »

[3 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 135 views]

No more plugins to watch Netflix on your Mac. However, because the future isn’t evenly distributed, only OS X 10.10 Yosemite beta testers have access to this “advanced” functionality.
“We’re excited to announce that Netflix streaming in HTML5 video is now …

iTunes, Mac »

[29 May 2014 | No Comment | 118 views]

Unintended consequences, though Apple surely knew the news would get out. OS X 10.9.4 13E9 has been seeded to devs and, therein, some guy discovered references to three unreleased iMac models, seemingly confirming the imminent release of a new low-cost …

Cord Cutter »

[27 May 2014 | 6 Comments | 148 views]

Choice is the question and Americans are only picking options without really considering the cost. While cord cutting has been making headlines, relatively few families are doing the math and dropping cable.
While average US household that pays $90-plus for cable …

iTunes, Mac »

[17 May 2014 | No Comment | 269 views]

After installing OS X 10.9.3, some number of users have “seen” the Users folder in their Home directory disappear. Apple’s iTunes 11.2.1 Update is the fix for the missing Users folder problem, neither Terminal nor AppleScript required.
Well, if Terminal and/or …

iTunes, Mac, Software »

[16 May 2014 | No Comment | 69 views]

Apple began seeding OS X 10.9.3 just a week after OS X 10.9.2 shipped. Tick tock and here’s the public release of OS X 10.9.3 following a nearly three month beta period — here’s a quick look at what’s new …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[13 May 2014 | No Comment | 584 views]

Coldplay Ghost Stories will hit the iTunes Store next week and, in the mean time, stream it for free on iTunes Radio. And, if you are big a time Coldplay fan, get the Ghost Stores wallpapers just ’cause.
Head on over …

Cord Cutter, Mac »

[5 May 2014 | No Comment | 954 views]

If you have a Mac and Roku, your best media server choice is Plex. However, if you plan to connect your media center Mac directly to a TV, XBMC is the consensus choice and there’s a whole number update just …