Posts Tagged ‘ Verizon ’

To Renew or Not Renew the Triple Play?

December 4, 2014
By
To Renew or Not Renew the Triple Play?

Winter is coming as is the end of my Verizon FIOS two year contract for TV, Internet and phone aka the Triple Play. Recently, in the mail, I received an offer reserved for Verizon’s “best customers” as did a number of other folks as reported on DSL Reports. The deal offers a two year contract...

Read more »

Finding the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special

November 19, 2013
By
Finding the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special

Fifty years is a long time in the world of television unless you’re a Time Lord. I’ve been anxiously awaiting the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special for several months. Back when I renewed my contract with Verizon FIOS, I was surprised when I learned that BBC America was not part of the Prime HD...

Read more »

Is Netflix Super HD Video, Super for Customers?

January 13, 2013
By
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...

Read more »

Will the Fiscal Cliff Drive Cord Cutting?

December 30, 2012
By
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...

Read more »

Saving with AT&T’s Shared Data Plan: Mobile Share?

August 27, 2012
By
Saving with AT&T’s Shared Data Plan: Mobile Share?

My wireless tip of the day: If your household has multiple smart phones, you should look at the new shared data plans from AT&T and Verizon (screenshots below). I thought I figured out how to squeeze every penny out of our cell phone bill. Both my wife and I have iPhones on AT&T. Last year,...

Read more »

Verizon – Redbox Video Service Potential Features

February 6, 2012
By
Verizon and Redbox - Coinstar Join Forces

Today, Verizon and Redbox (Coinstar) announced a new joint venture to be a potential one stop shop for video needs of consumers. The service will include Redbox’s current Kiosks which rent DVDs, Blu-rays and video games as well as a streaming video catalog from Verizon. The to-be-named service (I like Red Verizon) is supposed...

Read more »

iPhone 4S: Which Carrier to Pick?

October 6, 2011
By

As I think about my impending iPhone 4S purchase on October 14th, the question remains, which carrier should I go with? The iPhone 4S will be offered on AT&T, Sprint and Verizon. What are the pros and cons of each wireless provider? AT&T is the only carrier that will take advantage of the iPhone...

Read more »

iPhone 4S Launches: How Much Does a Name Matter?

October 4, 2011
By
iPhone 4S Launches: How Much Does a Name Matter?

Tim Cook took center stage at Apple’s “Let’s Talk iPhone” event today (video). After the introduction of the A5-powered iPhone 4S, we were all waiting for “one more thing” and it never came. I was in shock when there was no iPhone 5. Well, at least not today (and probably not till next year). To be...

Read more »

Doctor Who Season 6: Where to Watch, Download or Stream

April 22, 2011
By
Doctor Who Season 6: Where to Watch, Download or Stream

Update (3/3/2012): Doctor Who Season 6 is now available on Netflix. All thirteen episodes are available in HD and surround sound. Well, actually it says all of the episodes are in Dolby Digital Plus but a few of them are only in stereo. I’ll see if I can fix it with my sonic screwdriver....

Read more »

How to Wait for the iPhone 5

March 13, 2011
By

Shortly, I will no longer be on my company’s cell phone plan. My Blackberry Curve has served me well for years but now it’s time to part ways. I would like my next phone to be an iPhone 5 which is supposed to be released this summer (or I don’t want an iPhone 4...

Read more »

FIOS is here and there is no looking back

September 16, 2010
By
FIOS is here and there is no looking back

My FIOS install was successfully completed.  As other folks have chronicled, the install takes a long time.   It took over six hours for all three services: Internet, TV and phone.   I’ve had FIOS for a couple of weeks now and I am very happy with the results. The actual install process was...

Read more »

Page 1 of 2
1 2

Connect to the Hub

Support the Hub

Archives