Monthly Archives: March 2012

Cord Cutters: 6.6 Million Strong and Growing

>Are cord cutters pioneers or a main stream trend? Trying to find precise numbers is not an exact science at the moment. One common technical definition of a cord cutter is a household that has a broadband connection but not … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Roku LT

I use a Roku because its so simple, so cheap and I think I’d rather spend $49 than pay the extra money for an “smart TV” that’s going to have obsolete software. I received an email from Roku last Wednesday … Continue reading

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More on Streaming Knicks, Pistons, MSG, something ,anything

With Linsanity still in swing, we’ve received many requests asking how the cord cutter can watch his beloved New York Knicks without a cable subscription. This issue strikes at the very heart of the biggest issue for us cutters – … Continue reading

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March Madness on Demand 2012

News bit:  This is a great deal $3.99 for all 67 games? Wish he had more deals like this. March Madness on Demand

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Aereo is the new Napster

Those of us that follow tech history often compare cord cutting as the video equivalent of what happened to music. Napster, which ran between 1999 and 2001, challenged the industry by offering free downloads of single songs. Legal battles  eventually … Continue reading

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Scary Times for Cord Cutters: Netflix talking to Cable

Our old buddy Reed Hastings may be getting ready to send out one of those surprise emails to the subscriber base again. Remember the last time about Qwikster  and the rate increase? Well this is even worse. Netflix is so successful … Continue reading

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What is Aereo: Cord Cutter’s Dream or Flash in the Pan?

There has been a lot of press lately on a newly emerging service called Aereo. Essentially Aereo takes live local broadcasts and streams them to the  internet. The good news is the price – only $12 per month. Thad bad news: … Continue reading

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