Category Archives: Netflix

Game Changer: Competing Content Sources for Cord Cutters

>The cord cutting movement has often been compared to what happened in the music industry after Napster came along. But there are some major differences this time. The music model was broken when Napster  so influenced the market, that it led … Continue reading

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Why I will NOT buy an “Internet-Ready” TV

The major TV manufacturers , LG, Samsung, Sony etc are now selling “Internet-Ready” , or “Smart”  televisions.  But I’m not interested. Why? Simply put I’m wary of paying a premium for something that’s likely to be obsolete in a few … Continue reading

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Netflix Hastings: Not interested in Cord Cutting Battle?

According to a recent article in Fierce Cable Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is not interested in competing with Cable and Satellite for subscribers. Apparently he sees Netflix as a complementary product. My question to Hastings: Why the hell not dude? … Continue reading

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Not Good for Cord Cutters: Verizon Plan to buy Netflix

This just in: speculation that Verizon may buy Netflix – now that it’s cheap. Damn you Netflix you should have kept your act together. Anyway here’s what’s wrong with this scenario. Verizon taking control of Netflix is not much different … Continue reading

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The Cord Cutter’s Holiday Gift and New Year’s Resolution Guide

Do you know anyone with the New Year’s resolution to save money in 2012? A large part of the cord cutter crowd cancels cable to save money. Here is a gift guide that covers the fundamentals for someone just getting … Continue reading

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Become a cord cutter and get a free HDTV

For those just thinking about becoming a cord cuter here is another incentive as all the black Friday/Cyber Monday  specials roll out.  The math is pretty simple: Average cable bill  $80 x 12 months = $960 per year. Cut the … Continue reading

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Netflix/Qwikster Comes to their Senses in "Coke Classic" Moment

A few weeks back we all woke to the very odd email written by Reed Hastings. One in which he apologized for previous actions but did not reverse any of them. One in which he announced the separation of the … Continue reading

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says "I messed up" – Qwikster?

This just arrived in my email. Many of you know how the big price increase over  at Netflix has caused many more cancellations than expected and really hut Netflix. I really expected that this letter would undo some of that … Continue reading

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