Daily Archives April 23, 2019

Save Thousands of Dollars While Watching the TV Shows You Love

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I’d like to help you save money by canceling cable TV and replacing it with free and cheap alternatives. It’s called “cord cutting” and the techniques I present in this site are completely legal!

The average cable customer spends $100 a month on cable. That’s $1,200 per year for the rest of your life or about $60,000 in your lifetime! Why pay when you can watch many of the same shows for much less or free?

The solution to the ridiculous cost of cable and satellite TV is to switch to a FREE broadcast digital TV using an antenna like one of the ones below. If you live near or in a decent-sized metropolitan area, this can get you the network channels (ABC, CBS, NBS, Fox, WB) plus PBS and local stations with an inexpensive indoor antenna.

If you have an Internet connect...

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The Best Alternatives to Cable: Video Streaming Services

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Streaming services started as an add-on to DVD and digital download offerings with a trickle of second-run movies and TV shows. They were supplements to the programs you watched on their first (and second) runs on cable TV. But speedier internet connections and an abundance of video streaming devices have accelerated the decline of traditional cable. More and more viewers are cutting the cord entirely in favor of dedicated streaming alternatives.

Tech Giants enter the fray

Entertainment and tech giants are not blind to the threat, however, and the media landscape is rapidly changing. Consolidation and curation (that is, owning the most media properties and serving the best content) seem to be the overarching goals of the players involved.

For instance, AT&T’s (which operates live...

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Shopping Guide for Best Streaming Devices

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Are you unhappy with your cable or satellite provider? Looking for a cost-effective alternative to those services that will allow you to get you the entertainment you want at an affordable price?

If so, chances are you’re shopping for the best streaming device, otherwise known as a streaming media player.

For our top streaming device recommendations, please see the product list above. We’re confident you’ll find something to suit your needs.

To learn more about streaming media players and how to make an educated purchase, please read our product shopping guide below.

Box vs Stick

Media boxes, which run the same way as a provider’s box
To the untrained eye, it may seem inconsequential which one you get. After all, they’re both designed to do the same thing.


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