It has been a while since I visited DirecTV NOW on my Chromebook for a couple of reasons. The first being the fact that YouTube TV has rolled out in our area. The second being Microsoft Silverlight which prevents Chrome devices from viewing the streaming service via the web. In an ironic turn of events, […]
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Best Buy has rolled out some killer deals when you purchase a Google Chromecast, Chromecast Ultra and Chromecast Audio. Multiple discounts on individual devices with extra discounts and even some bonus items are available. Here’s the lowdown. If you are looking to pick up a Chromecast audio, the media streaming dongle is on sale for […]
So, you signed up for DirecTV Now. If you’re like me you sat down and flipped open your trusty Chromebook and proceeded to log in and enjoy the cord-cutting experience of AT&T’s new streaming service. Presumably you were met with the same jovial, but mildly disappointing page you see in the above image. I wasn’t […]
Streaming video services are becoming more and more prevalent as consumers take to mobile devices as their go-to viewer for network media. The days of mobile TV content being piggy-backed of traditional cable packages are quickly coming to an end. Netflix, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue (just to name a few) have gained ground with […]
I’ve been a YouTube TV subscriber from the moment the service launched in my region. I’ve tried Sling, what once was DirecTV Now, and Hulu and while they were all fine, the overall user experience of YouTube TV is what won me over. The price was insane at the beginning even though the channel list […]
There are times here and there where I find myself in a situation where I have to watch an ad on YouTube or am at a relative’s house that still has satellite TV. In those moments when I experience what consuming video content without YouTube Premium and YouTube TV is like, I’m reminded of how […]
If you recall, about a week ago YouTube and YouTube TV suffered the worst outage I can personally remember. If you think about it, the fact that we don’t see more regular outages across the YouTube landscape is actually quite impressive. That fact doesn’t change the fact that YouTube is now a television provider, and […]
It’s that time of year, when the eyes of the sports world all descend on Louisville KY – more specifically, on Churchill Downs. “The most exciting 2 minutes in sports” will happen at 6:34PM today with event coverage starting at 2:30 on NBC Sports. If you are a cord cutter and don’t have access to […]
Three months now with YouTube TV as my main source of living room media consumption and I can honestly report that I do not miss my cable provider one bit. For those of you unfamiliar, YouTube Tv is Google’s take on the cord-cutting movement that includes companies like Sling, PlayStation Vue, DirecTV Now and more […]
The cord-cutting revolution continues. This time YouTube is up to bat and is joining the ranks of DirectTV Now, Sling, PlayStation Vue and others. Announced in February, YouTube TV will be offering a moderate lineup of around 50 streaming channels but the big selling point for the service, in my opinion, is the unlimited, cloud-based […]
It’s the holiday season and we are in full swing! While deals come and go, this one (and others before it) makes for a great gift at a super-low price. Useful, cool, tech-infused stocking stuffers? Yes!
There is a little-known technology that exists on a lot of TVs out there called CEC. It shows up and is helpful in ways most people either take for granted or simply don’t realize. Today, I want to show you how to use it to do something really cool.