How To Watch The (Strike-Shortened) 2013 NHL Season

For the second time in 8 years, the NHL dealt with a labor dispute between the league's owners and its players that prevented games from being played.  Unlike the 2004-2005 season when the entire season was cancelled, the most recent dispute has been settled and hockey will be returning this weekend.  However, because of the length of the lockout, the 2012-2013 (really just 2013) will only consist of 48 gam ...

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CES 2013 Recap: Cord Cutters Edition

Let's face it: trying to keep up with all of the news that comes out of the annual CES show in Las Vegas is exhausting.  Companies use the platform to show off the latest and greatest innovations in the hope of winning the hearts (and wallets) of consumers.  For every year that passes, the CES show seems to focus on more smart TV's, set-top boxes and services that are aimed at cord-cutters and cord-shavers. ...

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Several Series on Cord Cutting That Are Worth the Read

As 2012 comes to a close and everyone is suffering from the holiday lull between Christmas and New Year's we thought it would be useful to share some recently written series that relate to cord cutting and new ways to watch TV.  Sure we think our own content is pretty top notch but I've always been from the school of thought that it's best to do your research, get multiple viewpoints on a subject and draw y ...

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Last Minute Gift Ideas for Cord Cutters

If you are like me then you have good intentions of getting your Christmas shopping done early each year but it never seems to happen that way.  Even though the big day is rapidly approaching, there is still time to order gifts online (my preferred method of shopping) or brave your local mall.  Here are a few gift ideas for anyone who is looking to put a little cord cutting into their Christmas gifts: ...

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Behind Blackouts: Another Sports-Related Thorn In The Side of Cord Cutters

Today we are happy to have Greg from CordCutterGuide.com explain the confusing and vague rules behind blackouts of televised and streamed sporting events. Watching live sports sometimes feels like the achilles heal of cord cutting.  There are some events you can’t watch on TV even if you have both an antenna and a cable package.  There are other games you’ll miss even if you purchase the premium sports chan ...

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Which Roku Is Right For Me?

  In March 2013 Roku announced their new Roku 3 player.  The new player is more powerful than previous models and includes a refreshed UI; you can read more about the Roku 3 here.  The new UI is also available on the series 2 boxes, the LT model and certain HD models.  We still recommend the LT model if you are looking for an inexpensive box, especially for a second TV in the house.  However, future en ...

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Cord Cutting 101 – A Comprehensive Guide On Why And How To Cut The Cord

If you have ever thought about canceling cable or satellite TV and becoming a "cord cutter" but aren't sure where to start then we have just the thing for you.  Our Cord Cutting 101 page details why people are cutting the cord, exactly how to do it, and common mistakes that are typically made by new cord-cutters and how you can avoid them.  In the first few days the guide went live we saw thousands of visit ...

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