All posts in "Home Entertainment"

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 […]


Do I Need a Fire Stick for Each TV?

By Greg Martinez / September 9, 2020

Do you subscribe to a streaming service for TV shows? If you do, you’re not alone. According to a survey conducted by Statista, about 62 % of American adults report that they or someone in their household subscribes to a steaming service to access TV or movies online. The same research found that one of the […]


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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