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Cord Trimming: Cutting the Cable Bill

April 28, 2013
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Cord Trimming: Cutting the Cable Bill

At the beginning of the year, I was contemplating “cutting the cord” and canceling my cable TV subscription. After thinking about it ad nauseum, I decided to keep a cable TV package, albeit a lower cost one with fewer channels. After all of the analysis, I realized that canceling cable would only result in...

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Mad Men Season 6: Download, Stream or Watch the “Affair of the Year”

March 23, 2013
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Mad Men Season 6

The Mad Men Season 6 Premiere is almost upon us. AMC is getting us ready for the “affair of the year” with a number of teasers before the April 7th premiere. Of all of the promos, the most telling is the poster for the season 6 premiere. It appears to contain two Don Drapers...

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The PS4′s Burlesque Unveiling

February 24, 2013
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The PS4′s Burlesque Unveiling

Sony’s PS4 unveiling was the tech equivalent of a burlesque style striptease. Some details were revealed but lots was left to the imagination. We still don’t know the pricing of the console, the specific release date, the size of its hard drive and finally, what the console itself looks like. Its reminiscent of the...

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WD TV Live Review and Giveaway

February 11, 2013
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WD TV Live Review and Giveaway

Here at Tech of the Hub, we’ve looked at streaming boxes from Roku, Apple, Sony, Netgear and Boxee. Of the popular streaming boxes on the market, the WD TV Live was the one box I had not used in depth until now. The folks at Western Digital were kind enough to lend a WD TV...

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CES 2013 Wrap-Up: Ultra HD Everywhere

January 17, 2013
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CES  2013 Wrap-Up: Ultra HD Everywhere

It’s time to look back at my hopes and dreams for this year’s just concluded International CES and see what came to fruition. “A new TV display technology such as OLED or crystal LED that actually ships before the next CES.” Well, almost every TV vendor showed off their new Ultra HD TV wares. Sony seemed...

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Is Netflix Super HD Video, Super for Customers?

January 13, 2013
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Is Netflix Super HD Video, Super for Customers?

Netflix recently two major changes to how it streams video to customers. First, Netflix video streams are more efficient and require less bandwidth. Second, Netflix is now offering a new higher quality 1080P video stream called “Super HD”. When the more efficient video streams appeared, it allowed for the delivery of 1080P video to households...

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Will the Fiscal Cliff Drive Cord Cutting?

December 30, 2012
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Will the Fiscal Cliff Drive Cord Cutting?

As Washington prepares to drive us over the fiscal cliff, the impending tax hikes have pushed me to find ways to cut household costs (here’s a fiscal cliff calculator to see how much your taxes could go up). Looking at the family budget, cable TV is an obvious candidate to be cut. While cable...

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Catching up for Downton Abbey Season 3: Download, Stream or TiVo Sir?

December 22, 2012
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Catching up for Downton Abbey Season 3: Download, Stream or TiVo Sir?

What is it about Downton Abbey? Why is a show about stodgy English aristocrats and their servants in a old manse so popular? Is it that we long for a world with well defined rules and roles compared to the change and chaos of our complex modern world? Is it that we know that characters themselves...

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PS3 Netflix Update Brings Dolby Digital Plus (version 2.10)

December 19, 2012
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PS3 Netflix Update Brings Dolby Digital Plus (version 2.10)

The Playstation3 Netflix app has been updated once again. There have been two recent updates, the most recent being version 2.10. Since looking at version 2.08, there have been a number of additions and fixes. Like the Apple TV, you can sign up for Netflix directly from the PS3 app. You can also control the...

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The Netflix Missing X-High Mystery: Solved!

December 6, 2012
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The Netflix Missing X-High Mystery: Solved!

Have you noticed a change in the Netflix streaming’s video quality? Some Netflix customers have been asking that same question. In particular, customers with 1080P capable Netflix devices have noticed a significant change  to how those devices display streaming video quality. I noticed the change a week ago as I was evaluating the WD...

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Unified Streaming Video Search Comes to Roku Devices

October 29, 2012
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Unified Streaming Video Search Comes to Roku Devices

Trapped inside during the hurricane? If you still have power, you should check out Roku’s new search functionality. How much time have you wasted searching for content across the different premium streaming services? To tackle that problem, Roku today introduced a new unified search feature for its latest generation of Roku boxes (Roku 2, LT,...

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