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[22 Jan 2015 | 2 Comments | 624 views]

Netflix began back in 1997 as an online video rental store and, today, the CEO Reed Hastings has the world at his feet. For example, shares in company shot up 13 percent yesterday on the news that Netflix subs shot …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[20 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 915 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 …

Music, movies, TV, Tech »

[14 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 974 views]

What are Ultra HD and 4K? That depends greatly upon on who you ask. And, at this very early point in the game, you won’t get consistent answers from any of the players in the red hot UltraHD TV and/or …

Cord Cutter, Music, movies, TV »

[12 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,036 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 | 698 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 …

iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[4 Jan 2015 | No Comment | 1,079 views]

The Top 10 Movies from 2014 You Haven’t Seen list is originally compiled, though slight edited by moi, by Rotten Tomatoes (link below). That said, I can only personally vouch for a few of these flicks, though they’re all on …

Broadband, Cord Cutter »

[2 Jan 2015 | One Comment | 1,237 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 …

Mac, Music, movies, TV »

[27 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 4,620 views]

Need some Mac wallpapers for your freshly unboxed MacBook, iMac, Mac mini or Mac Pro? Yes, finding Mac wallpapers is easy, but laying hands on high-quality, high-res images sized for a Mac can take a little time. That said, here’s …

Apple TV, Cord Cutter, iTunes »

[26 Dec 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,440 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 …

Cord Cutter »

[22 Dec 2014 | 2 Comments | 1,336 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 …

Music, movies, TV »

[18 Dec 2014 | One Comment | 1,247 views]

Pop quiz! The worst Star Trek film not directed by JJ Abrams? Yeah, sorry, trick question… But forget all of that because a fan funded Star Trek film that’s all about Captain (LORD!) Garth and pre-TOS back story is heading …

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[18 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 664 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 …

Cord Cutter »

[16 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 1,076 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 | 1,411 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 …

Music, movies, TV »

[10 Dec 2014 | No Comment | 726 views]

You have got to start somewhere and this appears to be another beginning. Netflix already offers a variation on the 4K theme — standard caveats apply — and, now, Amazon Prime Instant has begun pumping 4K movies to customers, too.
While …