Jess Barnes

Jess Barnes attended Edinboro University and spent years working in nonprofit before taking up freelance writing in 2012. Jess has been working for Cord Cutters News since 2017.

News / 3 years ago

FreeCast Announces Partnership with ROKiT for New ROK Media Bundle

Yesterday, FreeCast announced their newest partnership, teaming up with mobile phone manufacturer ROKiT for a licensing deal that will give ROKiT cust…
News / 3 years ago

Is Sling a Better Deal Than DIRECTV NOW Plus? We Take a Look…

We’ve covered Philo + PlayStation Vue vs. DIRECTV NOW Plus and Philo + YouTube TV vs. DIRECTV NOW Plus. Now, we’re back with our most cost…
News / 3 years ago

Siri Gets an Update to Control DIRECTV NOW From iPhones & iPads

At the beginning of the month, we shared a story about an update that would allow Siri to find movies and TV shows through Apple TV remotes on the DIR…
News / 3 years ago

Hulu Adds Descriptive Audio Tracks for Those With Visual Impairments

Back in October, we shared news about Hulu agreeing to provide an audio feed for people with visual disabilities to make the streaming service more ac…
News / 3 years ago

Is Philo & PlayStation Vue a Better Deal Than DIRECTV NOW Plus? We Take a Look…

Last week, we compared the new DIRECTV NOW Plus package to a Philo + YouTube TV combo. With many customers looking for alternatives to the new DIRECTV…
News / 3 years ago

DAZN Announces Monthly Plan and New Pricing Structure

In September 2018, UK streaming service DAZN (pronounced Da Zone) expanded to the US market, streaming content including boxing and mixed martial arts…
News / 3 years ago

As Cord Cutting Grows More Americans Stream Online Video Than Watch Cable TV

For the first time ever, the number of Americans paying for online video services has surpassed the number paying for cable or satellite TV. Deloitte…
News / 3 years ago

YouTube Says it Still Plans to Make Original Content As it Competes with Netflix and Prime

This morning a report from Bloomberg stated that YouTube is no longer focusing on creating original scripted programming and has dropped shows includi…
News / 3 years ago

Hulu’s Ad Revenue Expected to Rise After its Recent Price Cut

We shared news about Hulu’s price cut back in February, and a partnership with Spotify to offer both services for a reduced price earlier this m…
News / 3 years ago

How to Watch MLB Games on Roku, Fire TV, & Apple TV (Updated March 2019)

  With DirecTV Now dropping the MLB Network from new plans, sports fans might be looking for other ways to tune in to baseball games this season.