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The Best Indoor TV Antenna - The Great Antenna Shootout

I started using indoor TV antennas since 2010 when I first canceled my cable service in Providence, RI. Since then, I've moved to Los Angeles and have continued to use...

Some Great Holiday / Christmas Gift Ideas for Cable Cutters

This is my third annual holiday gift guide for all of you Cable Disablers out there. These are gift ideas for those who have already dumped cable, or who want to....

The Number One Mistake to Avoid When Buying a New TV

Since 2006, the Federal government has mandated that all TVs include a digital tuner to allow you to receive free broadcast TV using a cheap antenna. This is one of...

Parental Controls on Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Chromecast

A reader recently asked me what type of parental controls the major set-top boxes have. So I decided to do some research and write an article about it. The bottom...

How To Get More Channels with Your Indoor Antenna

Getting the ideal reception using your indoor digital TV antenna can be a challenging task. It can be like playing "whack-a-mole": when you have the antenna in one position, you...

Google Chromecast: Stream Video from Your Computer Browser to Your TV

Google Chromecast allows you to mirror your Chrome browser on a computer to your TV. It doesn’t work for showing Power Point presentations or watching video stored on your computer's hard...

How to Transfer Your Videotapes to Your Computer

Do you have a pile of VHS videotapes taking up space in your home? Or, do you want to archive your VHS/Beta videos for posterity or easier viewing on a...

Why I Don't Use Illegal TV Streaming Services

Do you use a streaming service that allows you to get tons of newly-released movies and TV shows for an amazingly low price? If you're using a streaming service on...

Drastically Improve Your TV Reception with a Small Patio Antenna

People ask me all of the time how they can improve their indoor antenna reception. The first thing I do is refer them to my Tips for Better TV Reception...

How to Estimate TV Reception in Your Area

Readers often ask me are “how many channels will I be able to receive?”, and “what kind of antenna should I get?” I wanted to take a moment to explain...

How to Watch Live Sports Without Cable TV

If you love watching sports but don't want to pay the exorbitant cost of cable TV, there are some great solutions now for watching ESPN, major league baseball, basketball, hockey,...

Do I Need a Separate Antenna For Each TV?

I get a lot of questions from folks who want to get free broadcast TV using an antenna, but who have multiple TVs. There are several ways I know of to...

What to do When You Can't Get Free Broadcast TV

There are still a lot of people who live too far from the TV transmitters to get free broadcast TV using an antenna. If you are one of them, here...

How to Get Shows You'll Enjoy on YouTube!

You can find certain types of really good mainstream commercial content on plain old free YouTube if you know what to look for.  I'm talking professional, full-length, unedited, and free from...

High-Performance Flat Antennas As Good as the Mohu Leaf

If you are looking for an indoor antenna, or if your existing antenna is not pulling in all of the channels that you want, check out the  HD Frequency Cable...

How to Lower Your Cable or Satellite TV Bill

DisableMyCable.com is mainly devoted to alternatives to cable TV and satellite.  However, even I have to admit that for some people, cable and satellite are the only options.  You might...

30 Amazing Things to Do Instead of Watching TV

At DisableMyCable.com, I try to provide lots of alternative sources of free and cheap TV, so that you are not forced to pay the high cost of cable and satellite TV....

A Beginner's Guide to Getting Free Broadcast TV (Video)

Some years ago, I put together a video for beginners explaining how to get free broadcast TV.  Despite the primitive production, it quickly went viral and got over 5 million...

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