Monthly Archives: January 2013

Blockbuster Video: Just a blip in our cultural timeline

>I came across this story on Yahoo the other day and it occurred to me how quickly the video rental store, and specifically Blockbuster Video, came and went. I remember how popular it was in the 80’s to stay home … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Why ABC is not Streaming the 2013 Oscars – and what you can do about it.

Check back, update for 2014 coming soon… So just like last year, ABC chose not to stream the actual broadcast from the Oscars on their official site. Once again they will have complementary content online, and also the “Official Oscars App” with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 13 Comments

Cord Cutter Guide to the 2013 CES Consumer Electronics Show

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is one of  biggest trade shows of the year and traditionally the place where many new innovative consumer devices, including cord cutter devices have been revealed. We put together a list of some of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Downton Abbey: A Cord Cutter Case Study

And now for something more cerebral than “Watching Blacked out NFL Games with Internet Streaming” lets look at how a cord cutter might deal with a very popular show from PBS: Downton Abbey. If you listen to NPR you know … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 16 Comments