Roku TV Review: Supports Netflix, DirecTV Now, Hulu, Sling TV and More
(Edited and Republished 6.22.17) Most of us know Roku as a small black box that allows you to instantly stream your favorite TV shows and movies to your TV, but most are unaware of how much content is really available, and that there is now a Roku TV, Roku Stick and new Roku boxes available. Not only can you stream tens of thousands of movies and TV shows from services like Netflix, Hulu Plus, DirecTV Now (check out promo below) & Amazon Video On Demand (VOD), but you can also stream sporting events and music from Pandora, iTunes, and MOG.
Roku offers seven types of streaming devices and is widely used by people looking for cost effective alternatives to Cable Television. Their product suite includes a line of streaming players, a streaming stick, and TVs with built in Roku streaming technology.
Roku TV Channels
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Amazon Prime Started it and Netflix Had No Choice but to Get on Board
In the world of cord cutting and cable TV alternatives, companies are scrambling to one-up each other in order to corner the market of over-the-top streaming services. Resting firmly in the number one spot is Netflix. As one of the first true streaming services on the market, Netflix helped kick off the cord cutting revolution; paving the way for other services like Sling TV and Amazon Prime Video.
But Amazon is not willing to sit on the sidelines silently. A few years back Amazon Prime Video made a move that would forever change the level of service offered to cordcutters. Continue reading How Amazon Prime Started the Downloadable Revolution
Record Online TV Channels so you can Watch them Without an Internet Connection
How do you watch Online TV Channels when you have no internet connection? Are you looking for a way to watch your favorite shows in a no-WiFi zones? Well I am here to let you know that there is a tool available that allows you to record streaming videos at home and load them to your iPad or mobile device for later viewing.
You most likely already use Netflix, Hulu Plus or Amazon to watch TV at home, but what if you want to take these shows to a smaller screen such as your mobile or tablet? And what if your devices do not have an access to the internet, like when you are on a flight? THIS is when PlayOn comes to rescue.
Complete List of Free Trials Available to Cord Cutters
When searching out a cable TV alternative, what streaming service you pick is critical. The ideal situation for a cord cutter is to get all the great content they had before quitting cable but with few commitments and fees. Because everyone is different, it can sometimes be hard (and expensive if you’re not careful) to find that perfect cable TV alternative.
To help make that search for the right streaming service a little easier, I’ve compiled list of online streaming services with free trial periods. More will be added in the future, so be sure to check back later.
Now, let’s get to our list: Continue reading Streaming Service Free Trials
2016 Netflix Premiers and Reboots you May have Missed
My favorite part of the New Year is that a lot of my favorite shows start returning. If you have cable, odds are you have to wait until the fall to see your favorite shows; but luckily for cord cutters, we don’t. Instead of waiting, many of our favorite titles premier throughout the year; that way you’re never too far away from the next new episode.
Taking a look back at 2016, Netflix had a ton of original shows return for another season and today we’re going do a breakdown of some of the best shows that premiered in 2016.
What is better than finding a show that you love? Finding it a few seasons in. Are you ready to start binging? Then let’s get started! Continue reading Netflix Original Series – Part III
Get the Most out of Netflix with these Easy to use Tricks and Tips
Without a doubt, Netflix has been a game changing streaming service that has almost single handedly ushered in the cord cutting revolution itself. Almost everyone you know has a Netflix subscription or is borrowing a subscription from someone else; and there’s a good reason for that. Netflix is easy to use, fast, and it boasts one of the widest collections available.
But as great as the default experience of Netflix is, you can vastly improve your Netflix viewing with a few simple tricks, hacks and add-ons. Let’s take a look at a few of them! Continue reading 7 Netflix Hacks
Netflix Continues to Produce the Best Original Series on Television
Probably the best part about Netflix is its commitment to producing unique and original content. While some cable channels are afraid of pushing boundaries and taking risks, Netflix relishes the opportunity. As a result, the online streaming service has produced some of the most engaging television shows to date; creating a perfect cable TV alternative solution for those of us fed up with cable providers. Continue reading Netflix Originals You Don’t Want to Miss – Part II