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How To Join The Cord-Cutter Bandwagon And Get Rid Of Cable Forever

Cable is expensive and seemingly inescapable. Streaming is the way to go nowadays, and this guide will help you get started on your cord-cutting journey.

Internet December 29, 2018

What Exactly Is Layer3 TV, And Why Is T-Mobile So Confident It’ll Change The Cable Landscape Forever?

T-Mobile wants to change the state American cable for the better. So it’s acquiring Layer3 TV, which offers encoded signal via internet protocol, resulting in faster and more efficient streaming.

Internet December 14, 2017

Plex Launches Live TV For Cable Cutters

With new options to stream live TV, more people are looking to cut their cable cords. Plex is the latest to throw its hat into the ring with Plex Live TV.

Internet June 1, 2017

Ron Perlman Wants To Play Cable In 'Deadpool 2'

Ron Perlman just threw his name in the ring to potentially portray Cable in the sequel to 'Deadpool' by posting his interest in the role (along with an awesome photo) on Facebook.

Movies/TV Shows May 21, 2016

More Than Half Of Cable Subscribers Now Consider Cutting The Cord

A study of U.S. cable subscribers indicates that more than half of cable customers have put thought into cutting the cord, with the cost of cable being one of the most cited reasons.

Internet Culture April 13, 2016

The Tivo Bolt Is A Binge-Watcher's Dream

Tivo announced its new Bolt box Wednesday. The company's latest entertainment system allows you to skip entire commercial breaks, blast through slow-moving shows and has 4K support.

Gadgets September 30, 2015

'Fear The Walking Dead' Scores Record-Setting Debut

The undead are still raking in record numbers for cable network AMC. The new spinoff 'Fear the Walking Dead' just scored the most-viewed series debut of any cable show, ever.

Movies/TV Shows August 25, 2015

Comcast Now Has More Internet Subscribers Than Cable Customers

With streaming services growing bigger and bigger by the day, something like this was only inevitable: Comcast now has more Internet subscribers than cable customers. What does this mean for the future of the company?

Internet July 23, 2015

FBI Searches For Suspects In New Fiber Optics Cable Attack In California

The incident in the Bay Area is the latest in a series of attacks that damage fiber optic cables, causing disruptions in Internet services.

Business July 1, 2015

Comcast Founder Ralph Roberts Dies At 95

Ralph Roberts, the founder of Comcast, has died at 95. Roberts was the CEO of Comcast for more than four decades.

Business June 20, 2015

Showtime Streaming Service Coming To PlayStation Vue, Roku In July

The standalone Showtime streaming service that lets subscribers watch all the latest Showtime shows without a cable subscription will come to PlayStation Vue, Roku and Apple devices in July.

Apps/Software June 8, 2015

Charter To Buy Time Warner Cable And Bright House In Blockbuster Deal

Since Comcast decided not to buy Time Warner Cable, someone else has swooped in with a plan to snatch it up. Charter Communications wants to pool resources with Time Warner.

Deals May 26, 2015

Say Buh-Bye To Rob Lowe Creepy DirecTV Ads

Apparently, the ads were too much for one major cable provider, who went to the Better Business Bureau to get the ads out.

Business April 9, 2015

Can Ditching Cable For Streaming TV Really Save You Money? We Examine If Cord Cutting Is Worth It

It's the question on everyone's minds: When can I ditch my cable subscription and go with Internet streaming full-time? We have the answers.

Feature March 20, 2015

Cutting The Cord: How To Watch Your Favorite TV Shows Without Cable

As streaming options increase and cable bills go up, more people are choosing to cut the cord and get their television content completely online. Here's how you can do that and still watch your favorite series.

Feature March 19, 2015

PlayStation Vue: What You Need To Know About Sony's Cable Alternative

You haven't heard about Sony's cable-killer? Here is everything you need to know about PlayStation Vue.

Geek March 18, 2015

Cablevision-HBO Now Deal May Be Killer Blow To Apple

HBO signs first cable agreement for new HBO Now service, debuting in April. Now the standalone streaming video service is exclusive to Apple TV and Optimum Online.

Internet March 18, 2015

March Madness 2015: How To Watch The NCAA Tournament On TV, Online And On Your Phone

March Madness, one of the most exciting times of the year, has arrived. Here's how you can be sure to catch all 67 games of the NCAA Tournament on TV, online and on your phone.

Movies/TV Shows March 17, 2015

AMC to manage BBC America in $200 million deal

The profile of BBC America has risen sharply over the last few years, and the rest of cable television has taken notice. So much so that AMC Networks has partnered with BBC to take over operations of BBC America.

Movies/TV Shows October 24, 2014

What does Netflix think about HBO's new stand-alone service?

After HBO announced it will launch a stand-alone online service separate from cable packages, Netflix responded to the competition when addressing its third quarter earnings.

Internet Culture October 15, 2014

HBO will cut the cord in 2015, and it's going to change TV forever

HBO is launching its own Netflix-like standalone streaming service in 2015, sans cable. The network may not be telling cable to 'get lost' just yet, but it's not hard to see where this is heading.

Movies/TV Shows October 15, 2014

Review: Cinemax's engrossing 'The Knick' stars Clive Owen as a surgeon in the year 1900

Cinemax's 'The Knick' stars Clive Owen as a pompous but gifted surgeon in the year 1900. The stylish, period drama is directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Movies/TV Shows August 8, 2014

Alcatel-Lucent's super copper feat may bring superfast broadband into the home

A new cable from Alcatel-Lucent has the potential to deliver superfast broadband into the home. While the testing phase is still ongoing, the record-breaking speeds already achieved have observers optimistic.

Internet July 10, 2014

Netflix beats HBO in US subscriber base, net income jumps 315 percent

Now that Netflix has dominated online streaming media, it takes the cable movie crown away from HBO.

Business October 22, 2013

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