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iPhone with Mint Mobile

If You're Spending More Than $20/Month on Your Mobile Phone Plan, You're Paying Too Much

I cut my cell phone bill by almost 70% and got a plan on the same network with more data! On this site, I usually write about ways to get...

Apple AirPlay using iPhone

Use AirPlay on Roku to Mirror Your iPhone, iPad, or Mac Screen on Your TV

Most Roku devices now support AirPlay. This lets you view your iPhone, iPad, or Mac screen on your Roku-connected TV screen, opening up a whole new world of content viewing...

Local news coverage during nearby fires

Why a TV Antenna Might Be Your Best Friend During the Next Disaster

The easiest way to get live local news in real-time during disasters is often from broadcast TV news coverage. A TV antenna might seem like an anachronism; something no longer...

Sony Bravia TV scanning for channels

What To Do If You Lost TV Channels After Re-Scanning

You've probably heard by now that you're supposed to re-scan for TV channels early and often to get the most channels in your area, especially during the "FCC Re-Pack". While...

Butterfly in Dahlia garden

Thirty Things You Could Accomplish If You Gave Up TV for Lent

While discovering free and cheap ways to watch TV is a good thing, it is possible to have too much of a good thing. In 2017, the average American spent...

Amazon Fire TV Stick

How to Eliminate TV Interference from Your Amazon Fire TV Stick

One of my readers told me that his Amazon Fire TV Stick was causing interference with his broadcast TV channels. When he unplugged the stick, his reception improved and his...

Mediasonic HOMEWORX HW130STB

Review: The Mediasonic HOMEWORX Digital Converter Box HW130STB

If you have an old tube TV or a flat-screen that does not have a digital TV tuner, then the only way you can watch free broadcast channels on that...

Amazon Fire TV Recast

Amazon Fire TV Recast: a Slick DVR from Amazon with Alexa Integration

The Amazon Fire TV Recast is Amazon's broadcast TV DVR solution which lets you record live TV using your TV antenna. Unlike the Tablo, the Recast has its mass storage...

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K

Should You Get the Amazon Fire TV Stick?

The Amazon Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick 4K are among the most popular streaming players out there. They're great because of their ease of use, excellent search functionality,...

Roku 2 XD, Roku 3, and Roku Ultra

Should You Upgrade Your Roku?

Roku is one of the most popular streaming media players. If you're a cord-cutter, there's a good chance you own one. But, if you have an older Roku, should you...

iPhone 7 and Roku Ultra

Use the Roku App to Play Videos From Your Phone on Your TV

As I've mentioned elsewhere on this site, my favorite overall streaming media player is the Roku. It's got the most content and a ton of great features. One feature that...

Mohu Leaf teardown

What's Inside a Mohu Leaf Antenna?

If you follow  my site, you know that I'm a big fan of the Mohu Leaf flat indoor antenna. It gives me over one hundred channels here in Los Angeles....

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