Tag Archive: TV

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 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 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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Mar 04 2016

So now Google wants Chromecast built into TVs, like Roku

At the beginning of 2014, Roku was able to work out some deals with Hisense and TCL TV manufacturers to incorporate the Roku abilities; TVs from 32 inches to 55 inches. At the time, I thought it was a bad move considering all the number of streaming media devices that people can use nowadays. Albeit, …

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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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Feb 11 2016

There’s Definitely A Problem With Lip-syncing and Smart TVs

I recently purchased a new TV. It wasn’t because my old TV was bad, it was about five years old, but surprisingly, my wife was actually wanting a bigger TV. I like to preach that I don’t want a smart TV, I want a “dumb TV”. I just want a TV that can display a …

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Feb 07 2016

Super Bowl 50 Was Great Unless You Were Using CBS Sports Streaming Service

Last year, more than 1.3 million people watched the Super Bowl through NBC’s streaming service. This year, CBS did the same with their streaming service. You are able to watch the Super Bowl through CBS’s streaming application and with media streaming boxes like Roku. Customer got to stream the Super Bowl in high definition and …

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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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Jan 18 2016

Growing Up With Streaming Media

In a recent article, the president of research and media development for NBC Universal, Alan Wurtzel, said that he didn’t think that “there is enough stuff on Netflix that is broad enough and consistent enough to affect them in a meaningful way and consistent basis”. I would argue that he’s wrong. Related posts: Hulu’s Free …

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