How to get a single channel guide for both over-the-air and streaming TV

While you might not need an antenna to cut the cable cord, using one can provide additional channels, more expansive DVR options, and better video quality than what you’d get with streaming alone. The problem is that an antenna, on its own, doesn’t integrate with the other streaming services you’re …

Apple’s Q3 2019 results: Evolving from the iPhone to Wearables and Services

Apple’s latest quarterly results are in, and they’re exactly what you’d expect: the portrait of a company that’s massively profitable and successful, but whose main product is lagging behind while new product lines are growing just fast enough to make up the difference. I guess we yawn at $53.8 billion …

Here’s a better DVR for streaming cable channels

For a certain kind of cord-cutter, combining over-the-air broadcasts and cable channels into a single DVR has always been the dream scenario. While we’ve seen several attempts in the past—including Dish Network’s AirTV, FitzyTV, and HDHomeRun’s ill-fated Premium TV service—none are quite as elegant as what Channels DVR is launching …

This DVR records both over-the-air and streaming cable channels

For a certain kind of cord-cutter, combining over-the-air broadcasts and cable channels into a single DVR has always been the dream scenario. While we’ve seen several attempts in the past—including Dish Network’s AirTV, FitzyTV, and HDHomeRun’s ill-fated Premium TV service—none are quite as elegant as what Channels DVR is launching …

Apple TV+ original shows, series, and movies: ‘Snoopy in Space’ launches this fall

Apple is said to be spending a couple billion dollars over 2018 and 2019 on the development of exclusive original programming. That’s a lot of TV! It’s nothing compared to the $12 billion Netflix spent on content in 2018, but it’s still a very big investment. What can you get …

Apple TV+ original shows, series, and movies: Carpool Karaoke is coming back for a third season

Apple is said to be spending a couple billion dollars over 2018 and 2019 on the development of exclusive original programming. That’s a lot of TV! It’s nothing compared to the $12 billion Netflix spent on content in 2018, but it’s still a very big investment. What can you get …

Is it a good idea for Apple to buy exclusive rights to podcasts?

The podcast industry has been flooded with big money over the last few years, as businesses and investors seek to get in on a rapidly growing media business that’s got a lot of room for audience and revenue growth. (Spotify alone is spending $500 million on podcast companies and exclusive …

Apple TV+ original shows, series, and movies: Apple teams up with BBC for comedy series ‘Alabama’

Apple is said to be spending a couple billion dollars over 2018 and 2019 on the development of exclusive original programming. That’s a lot of TV! It’s nothing compared to the $12 billion Netflix spent on content in 2018, but it’s still a very big investment. What can you get …

Sling TV would be great if it wasn’t so chintzy

Of all the live TV streaming services that want to replace your cable bundle, Sling TV is the one I’d love to recommend most. While other services have larded on more mandatory channels—and raised prices accordingly—Sling TV has tried to preserve some semblance of cost control with its lower base …

Amazon and Google declare truce, allow YouTube and Prime video streaming on each other’s devices

The Amazon Prime Day celebration isn’t just about low prices—starting today, YouTube will finally be available to watch on Amazon Fire TV devices, marking a serious thaw in the cold war between Google and Amazon over competing devices and streaming services. Prime Video will also be available for streaming to …