Tag: Hbo

Aug 26 2016

AMC is on Roku now, but still requires a cable subscription

If you’re a big fan of the AMC channel, you’ll be happy to know that they now offer a channel on the Roku. The catch is if your a Cord Cutter, this doesn’t help you; you have to be such a subscriber to cable, satellite or your local telco provider to get full access to …

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Aug 23 2016

Netflix Raised Their Prices, And I Don’t Care

I normally get upset if I get a notification from a provider about rate increases. I mean who openly thinks that increasing prices on services is a cool thing? Only the service provider. But you know what, I got my notification earlier this month from Netflix that my service rates were going to go up. …

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Sep 02 2015

Review: UnoTelly

As users of the world move towards streaming content and using services like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, they are running into problems where they can’t stream their content because of geographical restrictions. Some areas or countries of the world don’t allow for streaming media. This forces some users out into the fray to find solutions …

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Oct 22 2014

HBO Go Subscription overpriced for streaming media customers?

Last week, HBO announced that they were going to allow customers next year to have HBO Go without having a cable subscription. This is big news for people who want to cut the cord with their cable subscription. More customers are finding that they can get exactly what they want, entertainment wise with streaming content from the …

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Nov 01 2012

Commercials killed Hulu for me…

I’ve had a Roku for several months now and I’ve been very pleased with the device’s abilities to stream content from multiple resources and display them on my TV. One of the streaming sources that I had was Hulu. I actually had Netflix and Hulu, but I just canceled my Hulu account; and I’m not …

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Oct 30 2012

Roku Now Offers Universal Search Across Streaming Services

This past week, Roku came out with a nice new feature for their streaming devices. It allows the users to search across all the streaming services that you currently have. So if you don’t know if the TV or movie that you want to watch is on something like Netflix, Hulu or Amazon; this service …

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Feb 22 2012

The Netflix Syndrome: Not enough new content

Does anyone remember the early days of HBO and Showtime? When cable start presenting the services; man everyone thought it was awesome, playing movies all the time with no commercials, no editing, and getting new movies every month— always getting like two to five movies a month, per channel… Back then it was pretty cool. …

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Dec 03 2010

Netflix Tells DVD customers- Save Money and Stream it!

Everyone knows what Netflix is and what they do and HOW they do it [very well, by the way]. Netflix has been blazing a trail of success pixy dust for a while now. It’s almost like they came out of nowhere, like a no name fighter, took on Blockbuster [the champ] and beat the Hell …

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Jul 03 2009

Cable Companies: Cutting the feed and Saving Money

Have you really stopped to look at your cable bill lately? It’s hard enough when money is tight, but have the cable companies constantly raising their rates faster than inflation is just something that isn’t right. It’s been reported in study after study after study; NO ONE watches 900 channels of anything. They watch a …

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