All posts in "Home Entertainment"

How To Get Free TV Channels Without An Antenna

By Greg Martinez / October 2, 2020

With new shows and movies coming out every day on dozens of different platforms, it’s safe to say we’re living in a golden era of entertainment. However, the amounts you have to pay to watch content in the “old school” way have never been higher. Basic cable packages hover around the $40 mark, and if […]


Roku Parental Controls: A Primer

By Greg Martinez / October 1, 2020

To save money on high cable bills, many turn to Roku technology for connecting their TVs to streaming services. Roku offers a good value proposition: the devices are relatively inexpensive and allow those with older televisions that lack Smart TV capabilities to quickly and easily connect to their favorite streaming channels. For some members of […]


How Does Apple TV Work

By Greg Martinez / September 23, 2020

From the name you might guess that Apple TV is a television set manufactured by Apple. After all, they build phones, pads, and laptops; why not TVs? But, as you may already know, it’s not a television at all. Nor is it a piece of software or a streaming service, though it’s related to all […]


Is IPTV Illegal?

By Greg Martinez / September 7, 2020

You may have a friend or in-law who’s always bragging about watching sports, movies, and other TV content while paying very low subscription fees or virtually nothing (perhaps coupled with a VPN service for anonymity). Rather than getting the content from cable, satellite TV, or the old-fashioned way—with an over-the-air antenna—they’ve likely found a streaming […]


Quick Tips for Mirroring to a Samsung TV

By Greg Martinez / August 23, 2020

Mirroring the screen of your Samsung smartphone to your Samsung Smart TV is a convenient way to keep watching content without missing a beat. This permits you to share your screen with those around you and even decide just how much they can see. The mirroring technology for Samsung TV is also incredibly simple to […]


Find the Right Streaming Bundle at an Affordable Price

By Greg Martinez / March 3, 2020

The last few years have seen a boom in available streaming services and content choices. And it’s not just the cable companies who are raising their prices, but streaming services as well. Subscribing to the services you want at a reasonable price might seem a little overwhelming these days. In this post, I’ll show you […]


How Do Universal Remotes Work? A Primer

By Greg Martinez / January 20, 2020

While a remote control is a great idea for your TV, it’s also useful for your cable box and DVR as well. But before you know it, you’ll have three or four of them sitting on your coffee table, or lost between seat cushions. This means you’ll have to keep track of where they are, […]


How to Watch Local Television Online For Free

By Greg Martinez / January 19, 2020

Key Takeaways… Local stations offer content for free on their websites and apps. These are seldom live streams, however, but mostly curated clips of past news, weather, and sports. Prime time shows carried by local stations are behind paywalls but accessible with free trials. There are some good options for watching free local television online, […]

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