Tag: television

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 25 2016

Cord Cutters rejoice as Sling TV adds ESPN and NFL Network channels

Cord Cutters are like the first adopters of the next generation of television. Cord Cutters are those people who are discontent with the standard established way of how cable companies operate. Users who are doing just streaming options for sports are very limited, especially for football. Historically. the NFL has really offered anything for streaming …

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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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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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Jan 19 2015

Why Do People Record Vertical Video?

Ever since the introduction of mobile devices with WebCams, or cameras in general, people have been recording video, but one of the most confusing things that I see is when people record video vertically. It doesn’t make any sense. Recording video vertically just does not fit the medium. It’s possible that we can blame the …

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Jan 01 2015

LEHSYS 2015 Tech Predictions

So yeah— 2015 is here, and this is the first post for LEHSYS for this year. I just thought it would be fun to make a couple of predictions for this year and see how they roll out, to see how close I am at the end of 2015. There’s been a lot of content …

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Dec 26 2014

LEHSYS 2014: It’s all in the rear-view mirror now

This is the last post for LEHSYS for 2014. Covering technology is like a wild roller coaster ride; you never know which twists and turns, ups and downs, that you might run into, but it’s always going to be interesting, and sometimes inspiring. I thought it would be fun to go back and summarize and make observations …

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Mar 28 2014

Why does Comcast not advertise Internet Essentials Service?

Comcast has been in the news a lot lately. The Verge recently posted an article about Comcast offering low income families affordable Internet service for basically 10 bucks a month; it’s called Internet Essentials. This plan has been in place since 2011, but is not something that Comcast runs around telling everyone. This particular arrangement wasn’t …

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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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Jan 06 2014

I Don’t Care About Ultra HD 4K TVs; I Want What Comes Later

It’s interesting to think about the introduction of Ultra HD 4k televisions when most cable broadcasters still offer 4:3 displays [standard resolution]; it’s stupid. And what’s more interesting is that in the past, customers purchased records and then they purchased cassettes. Then they moved from cassettes over to CDs. There’s always been a natural progression …

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