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My Ultimate Cord Cutting Setup

I was recently asked what my personal at home setup is for cord cutting. That is no short answer, so I thought I would put down in writing what I use in my house. Keep in mind that I own more than 30 cord cutting devices: every Roku sold since 2011, every Fire TV/Fire Stick […]

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Google Officially Announces Their New Live TV Service – Will Include Local Channels & DVR

Today YouTube announced a new service that will deliver live TV from popular television channels to paying customers through YouTube. For $35 a month, starting sometime this spring, subscribers to YouTube TV will be able to watch the top four broadcast networks—ABC, NBC, Fox, and CBS—and 35 or so of their affiliated cable channels, including ESPN, Disney […]

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Roku Dominated the Streaming Market in 2016

Roku has been for sometime the leader in the race for your living room streaming player. Now we get some idea of how successful it has been. Roku announced Today that it pulled in almost $400 million in revenue in 2016. That is a $100 million increase over 2015. A big part of Roku’s success […]

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New Details on Sling TV’s 4 for $10 Deal

Last week Sling TV rolled out a new deal that would give you 4 add-ons—Kids Extra, Comedy Plus Extra, News Extra, and Lifestyle Plus Extra—for just $10. That is a $10 savings over buying them each individually. Several readers asked us how long this deal was good for, so we reached out to Sling TV. […]

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Do You Have a Minute to Help Cord Cutters News?

Cord Cutters News (CCN) is growing, as we do more than ever before. With growth comes more expenses. (Don’t worry- we will always be 100% free). Two years ago I left my job and started working on Cord Cutters News full time. I do this to help millions of people save money and break free from […]

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Netflix CEO Has a Plan to End Buffering & Talks About Data Caps

Yesterday Netflix’s CEO Reed Hastings was in Barcelona to speak at a keynote session during the Mobile World Congress trade show. During that conversation he talked about buffering—that annoying moment when your stream stops and you wait for the video to catch up. During the interview Hastings said, “We want to make buffering a relic […]

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Facebook’s New Video App Comes to Samsung Smart TVs

Facebook recently announced that they plan to roll out their Facebook Video app to more streaming devices. (They already have a Roku Facebook Channel.) “Our video app for TV is a new way to enjoy Facebook videos on a bigger screen. […] With the app, you can watch videos shared by friends or Pages you follow, […]

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