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Cord Cutter »

[25 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 156 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 | 84 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 | 255 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 | 230 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 | 102 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 | 258 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 | 99 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 | 85 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 | 107 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 | 212 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 | 53 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 | 542 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 | 907 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 …

Apple luv, iTunes »

[28 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 487 views]

It was a 11 years ago today that a hale n’ hearty Steve Jobs introduced the iTunes Music Store. Of course, the experts said only Mac zealots would care and the venture was sure to fail — some things will …

Cord Cutter, Mac, Music, movies, TV »

[28 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 900 views]

Even when viewed in the best light, Popcorn Time is a provocation. At worst, it is just another way to steal movies and TV shows. Whatever your call it, Popcorn Time is a flawed yet brilliant way to watch anything …