Philip Palermo

Philip has spent most of the past two decades as a journalist and photographer. Before joining the team at Cord Cutters News, he worked for Engadget and Reviews.com. Philip cut the cord years ago and hasn't looked back since.

News / 15 hours ago

PlayStation 5’s April Update Includes TV-Focused Tweaks Alongside New Storage Options

While the big April update coming to Sony’s PlayStation 5 this week certainly focuses on game-centric improvements, the full release notes revea…
News / 2 days ago

Google To Shut Down Play Movies & TV App on Major Smart TVs in June, Redirecting Users to YouTube

A recent update indicates Google is planning to shut down its Google Play Movies & TV app on several major smart TV platforms: Roku (including TVs…
News / 3 days ago

Roku’s Spring 2021 Hardware Lineup Includes Express 4K+, Voice Remote Pro, Streambar Pro

In addition to its latest operating system update, OS 10, Roku also announced the newest additions to its hardware lineup. The company’s spring…
News / 3 days ago

Latest Rumors Suggest Apple’s Working on a Smart Speaker-Apple TV Combo Device

The latest rumors surrounding Apple’s efforts in the streaming and smart home segments suggest the company is eyeing a multipurpose device that…
News / 4 days ago

Logitech Says It’s Discontinuing Harmony Remote Control Line

It looks like we’ve reached the end of a universal remote era. On Friday, Logitech announced on its support page that the company will no longer…
News / 5 days ago

Video: 5 Things You Should Know About Parental Controls and Streaming Services

In this week’s video deep dive, we explore how four of the biggest streaming services out there approach the notion of parental controls. We lea…
News / 6 days ago

Weekend Wrap-Up: Netflix and Sony Make A Deal, A Decade of Game of Thrones, and More

This week, we learned about a new deal to bring Sony Pictures films to Netflix starting next year, T-Mobile launched its own home internet service, an…
News / 1 week ago

New tvOS Beta Code Mentions of 120Hz Refresh Rate Could Point to Next-Gen Apple TV

Recent beta versions of Apple’s tvOS software mention features that could be integrated into a next-generation Apple TV model, a device we&rsquo…
News / 2 weeks ago

Weekend Wrap-Up: TVision Shutting Down, Netflix Bets on Anime, and More

This week, we learned that T-Mobile is drastically shaking up its live TV streaming plans by shutting down its TVision service and, instead, partnerin…
News / 2 weeks ago

Amazon’s New Remote Is Also Available Via Third-Gen Fire TV Stick Bundle

Amazon’s latest Fire TV remote control, which adds on four dedicated direct-access media buttons, was officially listed on the company’s w…