I had further proof the other day that LivingWithBeth’s readers are awesome. Someone commented on my post about cutting your cable or satellite TV bill, saying that she doesn’t understand all of the terms involved in TV streaming (Roku, Hulu, etc.). She wondered if there’s an article out that explains it all.
Your wish is my command. Here’s your ultimate guide to TV streaming terminology – everything you need to know about all of those TV streaming terms you keep hearing.… Continue reading →
We tossed around the idea of getting rid of our pay TV service for years before finally cutting the cord last summer. I thought it would take way more time than it did. I also thought I’d miss it much more than I actually did.
Seriously, my family doesn’t miss our satellite TV at all. However, I’m not suggesting that everyone needs to cut the cord in order to pay less for TV service.… Continue reading →
I recently saw a post on a very popular blog that urged readers not to cancel their pay TV service and cut the cord. Huh? We finally canceled our satellite service a few months ago after years of stalling.
I could count on zero hands the number of times I’ve missed our satellite service. I’m kicking myself for the amount of time we wasted $100+ monthly on satellite service.… Continue reading →
Gene Wilder’s passing came as a shock to many of his fans. We can’t imagine him as an old man.
Over and over again, we watch his classic movies in which he’s young and vibrant, or, at least, middle-aged and vibrant. You can stream almost all of his most famous movies, with the exception of “Young Frankenstein.” Everything else is available on Amazon Video and sometimes on Google Play or other pay-per-view options.… Continue reading →
When I was a kid, we had a big TV antenna on the roof of our house. We could pick up a handful of stations – some more clearly than others – by using a dial which moved the antenna around to the best position for a particular channel. Any other television sets in the house used metal rabbit ears.
I was well into adulthood by the time cable TV was available at my parents’ house.… Continue reading →
Here’s something you may not know: Amazon recently started selling subscriptions to Showtime and Starz, no cable or satellite service necessary!
If you’ve been hesitant to cut the cord on pay TV for fear of missing your favorite premium channel shows, the time has come. You now have new options for watching premium TV services in the same way you watch other premium services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.… Continue reading →
If you still need some great Father’s Day gifts for men, you might want to think about whether Dad enjoys watching TV but doesn’t like paying ever-increasing cable or satellite bills. Moreover, despite over 100 or even 200+ channels, there’s rarely anything on that’s worth watching!
With a Roku device, Dad can always find something to watch – TV shows, sports, movies, documentaries and much more.… Continue reading →
If you’re hesitant to give up your pay TV subscription because you don’t know how to watch pay per view on Roku, you’ve come to the right place. There’s one caveat, though – you won’t be able to watch many large sporting events through pay per view on Roku media players.
This post contains affiliate links; please read my disclosure here.… Continue reading →
Most people who buy a Roku think it’s one of the best inventions ever. However, quite a few Roku users complain about problems keeping the device connected to their home WiFi networks. Fortunately, there are some easy steps you can take to fix these issues.
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Roku WiFi Issues Make It Hard to Enjoy Netflix or Amazon Videos
You may have Roku WiFi issues if the show or movie you’re watching stops, usually with a message such as “connecting” or “transferring.” You might also see a message that says Roku has lost its WiFi connection.… Continue reading →
The coming few weeks offer some great programming on the antenna TV schedule, including comedy, period drama and big sporting events.
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If you want to view and record free, over-the-air antenna TV on multiple TVs in your home, you may want to buy a Tablo DVR. Combine Tablo with an HDTV antenna and an external USB hard drive, and you’ll have a whole home DVR for catching everything you want to watch on the antenna TV schedule.… Continue reading →