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Watch 2017 NBA Finals Without Cable – 1st Round

Watch 2017 NBA Playoffs without Cable

How to Watch 2017 NBA Finals Online & with an Antenna

Do you love the NBA but hate cable television? Would you like to know how to watch the NBA playoffs without cable? Then stick around, because that’s exactly what we’re going to be discussing today.

Isn’t it funny how time catches up on you? It only seems like yesterday that the Golden State Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA championships. But nearly a year later, here we are again eagerly awaiting the start of the 2017 NBA playoffs.

Like most sport events these days, it’s incredibly easy to tune in to the NBA playoffs without a costly cable subscription. That is, as long as you know where to go, and what to do.

To begin lets take a look at the channels you’ll need to catch all the action.  The NBA playoffs will air on these six channels: ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNews, TNT, and NBA TV.

Now lets take a look at the different tools and platforms you can use to access these channels over the coming weeks. Continue reading Watch 2017 NBA Finals Without Cable – 1st Round

Streaming TV Matrix

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Find the Perfect Cable TV Alternative

Using the Streaming TV Services Matrix below you can easily figure out which streaming service is right for you. If you know what channels your favorite shows are on, then you know what channels you need to prioritize.

Like with most things, one size does not fit all. You  need to balance out cost and channel selection to find the cable TV alternative right for you.

Note: I did not include any packages of $50 or more. I made this decision because I don’t feel that packages at this price point are meant for cord cutters, nor do I believe they will help you save money. If you are looking for advice on robust TV packages, then you have come to the wrong place.

How to Use the Stream TV Matrix

DVR OPTIONS

  • PlayStation Vue offers a Cloud DVR
  • Sling TV offers a Cloud DVR on Fire TV (soon across all devices)
  • DirectTV Now does not offer DVR functionality

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Sling vs Vue – 2017 Review

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Which Cordcutting Service is Better, Comes Down to What you Value the Most!

When Sling TV first launched in 2015, they were the only kids on the block that allowed you to live stream dozens of television channels without a cable subscription. It was great because there were no contracts, no commitments, and at $20 a month it was dirt cheap compared to the cable alternative.

Not to mention Sling TV gave us ESPN without cable, which is a huge boon to people that love watching sports but hate paying for cable.

But with the launch of PlayStation Vue, Sling TV is no longer the only player in town and now the upstart service is hoping to give Sling TV a run for its money. The question for cord cutters now is which service should they go with, and today we’re going to take a look at each one to see how they compare against one another.

Let’s get started! Continue reading Sling vs Vue – 2017 Review

Watching the 2016 College Football Season without Cable

Watching 2016 College Football Season without Cable

Cord Cutter’s Guide to Watching College Football Online and Over-the-Air

Pop the tailgates and fire up the marching band, because it’s time for College Football to make it’s return. College football may not have the glamour and glitz of the NFL; but what they lack in pomp and player compensation, they more than make up for it in grit, determination, and school spirit.

For those of you wanting to cut the cord this football season, you may feel a little sad at first glance. Approximately 44 percent of college football occurs on cable television, which would make it appear as if your options are limited. But you will be delighted to know that that assumption is not necessarily true.

If you want to watch college football without cable television this season, you have more options that you know and today we’re going to find out what they are. Let’s get to it! Continue reading Watching the 2016 College Football Season without Cable

How to Watch 2016 NFL Season Without Cable

Ways to Watch 2016 Football Season without Cable

5 Reasons you Don’t need Cable for the 2016 / 2017 NFL Season

It’s that wonderful time of the year where the kids go back to school, the leaves are on the cusp of changing color, and that most glorious sport known as football comes back into our lives. That means it’s time to dust off the old jersey, fill up the cooler, and get ready for the big game. But for those football fans who are looking for a cable TV alternative, it can be a time of uncertainty.

Cable TV is too expensive and too bloated,” I’ve often heard readers say, “but football season is coming up so I think I’m gonna hold off on getting rid of cable.”  For many would-be cord cutters, the choice between their NFL football and being free of cable is no choice at all. But luckily for us, you don’t have to make that choice any more.

Now if you have read articles like this in past years, and think you have heard it all before; Think again. There have never been more ways to watch Football without cable, then there are for the 2016 NFL Season.

RedZone without Cable(Hint: don’t miss the part about the RedZone channel. Probably the most exciting development since I started writing for cord cutters in 2011). 

If you’ve been wondering how to watch NFL football without cable television, then wonder no more. Here are 5 ways to watch NFL football without cable:2016 NFL Season Cord Cutter Continue reading How to Watch 2016 NFL Season Without Cable

Sling TV vs PlayStation Vue – A Television Streaming Battle Royal

Is Sling TV or PlayStation Vue a Better Option for Cord Cutters?

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For years cable consumers have been clamoring for an ala carte style cable subscription package; and for years the cable companies have been ignoring them. The reason why is that it’s much more profitable to rope people into lengthy contracts and expensive subscriptions that it is to give the people what they want; but that’s slowly changing.


*** New Sling vs Vue Review Article published Oct. 2016. For the latest pricing details see our latest content. 


The cord cutting revolution has left people looking for a proper cable TV alternative, and consequently many services have sprouted up to meet that demand. Aside from Netflix, the one of the most notable contenders in the cord cutting market these days is the Dish Network-owned Sling TV; which offers live streaming of over 20 television channels for $20 a month.

SlingTVNot familiar with Sling TV? Read “WHAT IS SLING TV? Flexibility, Premium Content, Live TV at a Price we Can Afford. 

Introducing PlayStation Vue

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What PlayStation 4 Streaming offers Cord Cutters

If you love video games but hate your Cable Bill, it’s time to take a look at PS4

playstation 4 streamingWhen it comes to streaming devices, most people prefer using something like the Amazon Fire TV or the Roku. However, you don’t have to use Roku or Amazon if you don’t want to. One of the great things about living in the 21st century is that a lot of our technology serves multiple purposes. These days, you could use just about anything to cut the cord; your phone, your laptop, and even your gaming console.

In fact, gaming consoles are becoming an increasingly popular choice for the modern cord cutter. One console that really excels as a cord cutting streaming device is the Playstation 4 (PS4). Today we’re going to take a look at the PS4 and show you how you can use it to cut the cord and kill the cable bill! Let’s get started! Continue reading What PlayStation 4 Streaming offers Cord Cutters