Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Cord Cutter Guide wishes you a Happy Halloween (Samhain)

OK so this might be a stretch as a topic but Halloween is one of my favorite holiday’s and this blog is my only vehicle. So I’ll try and tie the two together. One of the things that most fascinates … Continue reading

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The Cord Cutter and the Land Line

Preface I originally started this post as a compare and contrast: Cable TV vs Land Line cord cutting. But as I compared each point I found myself NOT in favor of cutting the land line – even though I have … Continue reading

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Getting YouTube on your Roku

The bigger question might be why doesn’t Roku have an official YouTube channel?  Well the official answer courtesy of Roku’s own support section, posted 9-21-2010: No. Roku does not have a YouTube channel. At the request of YouTube, the previously … Continue reading

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Cheaper than Netflix here comes Hoopla

Ever heard of Hoopla? I hadn’t  either until very recently.  This is a cord cutter tip from Ashley Sloboda, a reporter at the Kane County Chronicle. Hoopla is a  source of  free digital video, music and audiobooks available to anyone who … Continue reading

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NFL Week 6 and the Cord Cutter

This week we’ll be watching all the NFL Games from a cord cutter perspective. Where and how to watch. What do do about black out games and other non-broadcast games. As you can see we start out right away with … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Entitlements

The Cord Cutter Guide doesn’t usually get political. But my long time friend had some interesting observations worth sharing. A guest post by Daniel Lowe More than one-half of money spent by US federal government is for entitlements, mostly social … Continue reading

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