HBO Max still isn’t supersized enough to attract cord-cutters

HBO Max still isn’t supersized enough to attract cord-cutters

When HBO Max launched in late May, I was excited despite all the branding confusion around the service. Whereas HBO focused on a small number of highbrow shows and movies, HBO Max offers many more movies and shows from WarnerMedia and beyond. It has the potential to be a true rival to Netflix, with a […]

How cord-cutters can listen to free music

How cord-cutters can listen to free music

While it’s possible to cut the cable TV cord and still get most of your favorite channels, there are about 100 notable exceptions.I’m referring to Music Choice, the big bundle of radio-style music channels included with many cable and satellite TV packages. Even in a...
12 things cord-cutters (and everyone else) should know about HBO Max

12 things cord-cutters (and everyone else) should know about HBO Max

After a year and a half of build-up and several delays, HBO Max is here.The $15-per-month streaming service is a direct response to Netflix, beefing up the HBO catalog with many more movies and shows while providing a much slicker experience compared to HBO’s current...
Cord-cutters have more free TV news options than ever

Cord-cutters have more free TV news options than ever

It’s been a few years since I last wrote about how cord-cutters can watch the news without cable, but as TV news consumption soars during the novel coronavirus pandemic, now seems like the time for an update.In 2020, there are more ways than ever to watch the news...
ATSC 3.0 could usher in a new kind of TV bundle for cord-cutters

ATSC 3.0 could usher in a new kind of TV bundle for cord-cutters

If you use an antenna to cut the cable cord today, you can at best hope to get the major broadcast networks, some public access channels, and a smattering of digital subnets airing mostly classic movies and TV shows.Now, one broadcaster is claiming that it can deliver...