Posts Tagged: "cable"

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Slingbox’s New Hardware Makes Watching TV Anywhere Easy

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Amid the hubbub surrounding the Supreme Court shutting down Aereo and arguments over the future of television, Slingbox has kept on putting out devices that let you watch your TV where you want to. And their latest devices will fill the gap you have now that Aereo’s gone, especially if...

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Want HBO Without Cable? It’s Possible!

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Many, many people are considering cutting the cord. And, as cable bills spiral ever upward and cable companies plan to merge their terrible customer service departments, it’s becoming more and more tempting. But what about HBO? Who wants to wait to watch Game of Thrones? Well, there’s good news on...

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ROCKI PLAY Review

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f you had to take a count of those people who  have audio systems — specifically an amplifier — in their home theater, it would probably equal less than those who have portable Bluetooth speakers. But a portable is never going to match the power of an audio system, not...

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Comcast vs. DirecTV (comparison)

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In our ongoing TV service provider comparison series, let’s compare two giants — Comcast and DirecTV – and see who comes out on top. Comcast is the largest cable TV provider in the US, serving approximately 22 million customers across 40 states. DirecTV follows closely behind with about 20 million...

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How To Quit Cable And Continue Watching All Your Shows (how to)

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In the wake of the CBS/Time Warner Cable dispute, many families are reevaluating their cable providers, and it’s no secret that more and more homes are foregoing their cable subscriptions altogether—last week the LA Times reported the pay-TV industry lost 217,000 subscribers in one quarter. It might seem like an...

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Cox vs. DirecTV (comparison)

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Cox Communications is the third largest cable TV provider in the United States. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the company has about 6 million subscribers, with approximately 3 million customers paying for digital cable service. As a multi-system operator (MSO), Cox also provides Internet and phone service along with TV. Cox’s recently...