Tag: netflix

Feb 29 2016

Netflix: Whoops, something went wrong… with your VPN use

There’s a fine line between legitimate use and misuse of a service. You can name everything starting with Napster, to Peer-to-Peer, Torrent’ing and VPN’s. Over the past couple of years, people have been using VPNs to circumvent the problems they’re having with their local ISPs not giving them full download speeds because they know that …

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Jan 25 2016

Hulu Is So Much Better With No Commercials

Before September 2015, Hulu was a service very similar to traditional TV. Forcing subscribers to watch commercials before and during streaming broadcasts. But after September 2015, Hulu introduced a [roughly] $12 a month option to have their service with no commercials [with very few exceptions]. To be honest, I had used Hulu in the past, …

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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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Jan 29 2014

Welcome ROKU TV: Good Move, Or Not

Roku has announced that it’s not just a separate box anymore for streaming content, they been working with manufacturers like Hisense and TCL to integrate the Roku into TVs; from 32 inches to 55 inches. My guess is that Roku is trying to prove that they can play like the big boys in trying to …

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Sep 25 2013

Roku Adds Integrated M-GO To Their Line Up

My Roku 3 has easily become the most used device in my home, just short of my television. I have managed to convert my entire DVD collection to MP4; play all my movies through Plex. At this time, I only have one subscription that I’m paying for, and that’s Netflix. Roku has just announced that …

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Sep 16 2013

We’re All Waiting For The Major TV Networks To Work Directly With Roku

As a Roku customer, I primarily use Roku to stream movies and TV show’s, but over the past couple of years Roku has grown far past Netflix. Mainly as a way to stream Netflix to my TV set. Roku now supports 750 channels to include 94 TV and movie channels along with music channels and …

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Aug 24 2013

Plex Media Server gets cool features- but only for PlexPass users

Plex Media Server as easily become my most used application out of anything else I use on a regular basis. Plex Media Server allows me to access my media files movies and music on virtually any device that I want to. It organizes and curates information such a way that in side-by-side comparisons between Plex …

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Mar 08 2013

The ROKU 3 Is Here! Let The Streaming Begin!

Roku has released the latest version of its streaming media box [3/06/2013], the Roku 3 for just under $100. As a Roku customer, I’ve been looking forward to this. I was surprised that the company was able to keep the release date hush-hush right up to the very edge of the release date. It’s a …

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Jan 14 2013

Is Google+ Feasting On Your Data Plan?

The other day I was checking out my  smartphone data usage.  I’m with Verizon and I have the unlimited data plan usage; I get to keep it by legacy.  So normally I don’t really check the data usage because it’s unlimited, but the other day I was just curious to see what kind of data …

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