Tag Archive: live

Aug 31 2016

Sling TV adds NBC Channel; kinda

I just recently did an article about Sling TV adding the NFL channel. I think it’s great that Sling TV is gaining more speed and more acceptance with the Cord Cutter community. They are providing a service that everybody wants; streaming channels to just about any type of device. Essentially, Sling TV is a digital/Internet …

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Aug 10 2016

Suicide Squad had great potential, but failed to wow audiences

This past weekend, I went to go see Suicide Squad. I was really excited to see what Warner Bros. and DC comics had cooked up for a live-action Suicide Squad movie. A lot of the advanced trailers that people were seeing about the movie looked to be fairly promising. The studio had secured established actors …

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Feb 22 2016

The FCC Says That Cable Customers Can Ditch Their Cable Boxes For Streaming Services

This past week should have been pretty exciting for customers who are fed up with their cable companies and Cord Cutters alike. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that customers should be able to get their cable through other venues besides having to rent a cable box. This means that customers should be able …

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Jan 28 2016

Stream Super Bowl 50 Live with ROKU and CBS

If you’re a ‘cord cutter’ that likes the NFL, or a person who loves streaming content, you already know that there’s not a solid solution for streaming live NFL games, but there are ‘options’. In my opinion, the NFL needs to follow the path of MLB and provide a solution that works, but a lot …

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Nov 09 2015

How Smartphones Changed TV

Advertisers have been relying on TV commercials to promote their products and services for years. However, the competition for viewers’ time has grown beyond bathroom and snack runs. Now, a large chunk of viewers use a second screen while watching TV, such as a laptop, tablet, or smartphone. This means viewers dedicate very little time …

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Sep 23 2015

Automatically Dim Monitor Based On The Time Of Day

I think anyone who has ever used a PC experiences the same problems either walking in late at night or early in the morning to use the computer; it’s that abrupt and painful brightness of your computer screen coming on and just blasting your eyes. It can be painful. In the age of mobile devices …

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Feb 07 2015

Techie Review: Sling TV – It’s a good start!

I got my invite for Sling TV last night. Trying out Sling TV has been one of the things that I’ve been looking forward to  looking into.  Sling TV is a streaming service allows you to watch live television on selective channels;  it’s not a full range yet. Sling TV offers channels like ESPN, TNT, …

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Feb 04 2015

Streaming Video: Being A ‘Cord-cutter’ Isn’t For Everyone

    Being a ‘cord-cutter’ is an attractive decision if you’re looking to save some money, but the truth is that it’s even more attractive if you’re a tech person. With everyone pushing for streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, with all their programing/shows/movies, one would ask, “Why do I need to pay for cable …

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Nov 07 2014

Streaming TV Apps from ABC, CBS and NBC – FAIL

  Over the past couple of days, I’ve been testing the EW902 from Eweat; it’s an Android TV device. Testing the Android TV device has got me into testing a lot of streaming services. Streaming services that are not normally available through Roku. Admittedly, I had not used the big three American broadcasters streaming services …

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Oct 03 2014

Review: WonderFox DVD Video Converter

WonderFox DVD Video Converter is a software package that I got from a ” give away ” website for free. It has the ability to rip DVDs and convert various different audio and video formats.  Sometimes there’s points where you want to work with media and you want to create a specific type of presentation, …

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