Tag: Cord Cutting

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

AT&T DirecTV Now Getting $5 Price Hike On All Plans This Month

AT&T's DirecTV Now live streaming TV service starts at $35 per month, but not for long. On Aug. 1 at the latest, all DirecTV tiers will get a $5 price increase.

Internet July 3, 2018

AT&T WatchTV Goes Live At Aggressive $15/ Month, Or As Free Add-On For Select Users

AT&T's recently announced WatchTV live-streaming service is now available, undercutting even Philo and Sling TV in terms of pricing. The service comes as a free add-on for select customers, or at $15 per month otherwise.

Internet June 30, 2018

YouTube TV Now Available on Apple TV: Here's What You Get

After a delay, YouTube TV is now finally available on Apple TV devices. Here's what it has to offer and for how much.

Apps/Software February 3, 2018

Apple TV And Roku Won't Get YouTube TV Until Q1 2018

Apple TV and Roku devices were supposed to get YouTube TV apps by the end of this year, but that won't happen. According to a new report, the apps are delayed until the first quarter of 2018.

Apps/Software December 21, 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

T-Mobile Offers Free DirecTV Now For A Year For AT&T Switchers

T-Mobile has launched another aggressive campaign, offering free DirecTV Now for one year for customers who switch from AT&T. Moreover, the Uncarrier also added DirecTV Now to its Binge On zero-rating initiative.

Internet December 16, 2016

Hulu Live TV Service Taps Fox And Disney: Skinny Bundle Shaping Up Nicely

Hulu is making progress with its upcoming live TV service: it just signed Disney and 21st Century Fox. This means that Fox, ESPN, Disney and ABC networks are now in the mix, adding to the treats from the earlier Time Warner deal.

Business Tech November 1, 2016

PlayStation Vue Hits Android TV: Next Up, PC And Mac Web Support With Unique Features

Sony has extended PlayStation Vue availabiliy to Android TV, but it's not stopping here. Mac and PC support will be next in line with some unique features.

Internet October 28, 2016

The Cord Cutter’s Guide To TV This November

Here’s how to watch specials like the Thanksgiving parade, Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting, the 2016 American Music Awards and more online.

Movies/TV Shows October 25, 2016

YouTube TV App Gets Update That Improves Cord-Cutters' Experience

YouTube TV gets an update, and it's now a lot easier to come across videos you'd like to watch. Thanks to that, cord-cutters will spend far less time looking for content and more on watching clips now.

Apps/Software August 25, 2016

TiVo Roamio OTA 1 TB Launches For Cord-Cutters, Dropping $14.99 Monthly Fee: Here's The Deal

Tivo announced a new 1 TB Roamio OTA DVR, which finally ditches the mandatory $14.99 monthly subscription fee. Here's what the new gadget has to offer.

Gadgets April 28, 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

Starz Launches Standalone Streaming Service For $8.99 Per Month

The premium cable network Starz announced the launch of its standalone streaming service app that costs just $8.99 per month.

Internet Culture April 5, 2016

Cablevision Makes Deal With CBS To Provide Showtime To Optimum Internet-Only Customers

Cablevision's latest deal with CBS includes provisions to offer cord-cutting Showtime and CBS All Access bundles - but only to Optimum Internet-only customers.

Deals August 25, 2015

ESPN Sues Verizon Over Custom TV Service: Here's What The Dispute Is About

The legal battle between the TV programmers and the cable providers continues as Verizon becomes a target of ESPN.

Legal April 28, 2015

Don't Have Apple TV But Want HBO Now? Here's How To Watch On Roku And Android

For cord cutters who still want to watch “Game of Thrones” and “Silicon Valley” but don’t have an Apple TV, here’s a way to get around the Apple requirement to get HBO Now.

Gadgets April 17, 2015

Netflix vs. Hulu Plus vs. Amazon Prime: Which Streaming Service Is The Best For You?

Now that more people have canceled their cable or at least supplemented their TV services with streaming, online video services are more popular than ever. But which one is right for you?

Feature March 23, 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

Xbox One Owners Can Watch The 2015 Oscars Via The New ABC News App

Cord cutters, rejoice! The Xbox One, along with the ABC News app, makes it possible for console owners to watch the Oscars without ever having to switch on their TV.

Movies/TV Shows February 22, 2015

CES 2015: Dish Sling TV for $20 a Month Will Give You ESPN, Disney Channel, and More

It’s the beginning of the end for pay TV, as we know it, with the introduction of Dish’s Sling TV.

Internet January 6, 2015

Best Free Curated Channels for Roku, Chromecast Sticks and Fire, Apple TVs

Life with scaled-back premium TV services is becoming easier, as more content providers package content in nonlinear fashion. These apps will make cord-cutting even more exciting.

Gadgets December 19, 2014

Aereo gets new life as FCC mulls treating Internet video like cable

There is hope yet for embattled Internet video provider Aereo. The FCC proposes to revise rules that will redefine it as a cable company.

Business October 29, 2014

Court bars Aereo from streaming TV programs as cable company

Score one more round for the broadcasting companies as a federal judge prohibits Aereo from retransmitting TV programs on the grounds that it violates broadcasters’ copyrights.

Legal October 24, 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

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