Cutting the Cable Cord

T4L Monthly Update: February 2019

CES 2019, FaceTime bug, streaming the Super Bowl, Wi-Fi calling for Android phones.

4 years ago

Streaming Media Players: A Comparison Chart

A comparison of features between the Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, and Google Chromecast, including price, supported content providers,…

5 years ago

Apple TV: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Learn about what you can do with the Apple TV family of streaming media players: Apple TV HD and Apple…

7 years ago

Google Chromecast: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Learn about what you can do with the Google Chromecast family of streaming media players: Google Chromecast and Google Chromecast…

7 years ago

Roku: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Learn about what you can do with the Roku family of streaming media players: Roku Express, Roku Premiere, Roku Streaming…

7 years ago

Comparing Netflix, Amazon Video, and Hulu Streaming Video Providers

This post will help you decide which of the Big Three movie and TV content providers will be the best…

7 years ago

How Many Gigs of Data Do You Need to Watch Streaming Movies and TV Shows?

If your Internet plan has a monthly data cap, make sure you know how much you'll be using up when…

7 years ago

Where Can You Find Your Favorite TV Shows Without Cable?

You don't want to cancel your cable or satellite subscription until you know you'll still have access to the shows…

8 years ago

Sling TV: A Streaming-Only TV Service for Cord Cutters

Sling TV offers an alternative to traditional cable and satellite TV service with live streaming of several networks, including ESPN,…

8 years ago

Cutting the Cable Cord: Putting It All Together

This post walks you through the process of determining whether canceling your cable/satellite TV subscription makes sense for you.

8 years ago

Watching TV On Demand with a Streaming Media Player

If you don't mind waiting a bit to see your favorite shows, a streaming media player can help you cut…

8 years ago

Watching Live Broadcast TV with an Antenna

Got a Thursday-night addiction to Scandal? Here's how you can (maybe) keep your habit even without a cable subscription.

8 years ago

Cutting the Cable Cord: An Introduction

The first installment in a new T4L series to help you see if you can cancel your cable or satellite…

8 years ago

Do You Need a Fire TV/Roku/ Apple TV/ Chromecast For Each TV?

Whether you need separate streaming media players for multiple TVs depends on how you want to use them.

8 years ago

Sharing: Shooting and Editing Video with Your Cellphone

Check out this great video from CNET's The Fix that shows you how you can improve videos you take with…

8 years ago

Streaming Media: Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions about how a streaming media player like the Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV or Google Chromecast…

9 years ago