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2016: The Year in Streaming

Streaming services were a pretty big deal in 2016. Here are the hits, misses, and groundbreaking moments for this year in streaming. With the dawning of a new year, we took a look back at…


Streaming Saturday: DISH’s AirTV Player

Has DISH combined streaming and antenna TV channels in one guide with its AirTV Player? Perhaps, but it’s still too soon to tell all the details of this new device. DISH (formerly DISH Network) recently unveiled…



STREAMING SATURDAY: Fringe Streaming Services

When it comes to streaming, have you considered any of the “fringe” streaming services out there? When I say “fringe streaming,” I’m not talking about streaming episodes of the sci-fi TV show Fringe. What I’m talking…


THROWBACK THURSDAY: Intel streaming video?

The date was January 2, 2013. Intel announced that they were developing a “revolutionary” streaming video service. It would be everything that DIRECTV NOW is today, and also let you pause live TV and have access…




BONUS Streaming Saturday: Netflix Offline Viewing

Is Netflix’s new offline viewing function a case of give with one hand, take with the other? This Wednesday, the streaming giant announced an option to its mobile app that allows viewers to download movies and…


STREAMING SATURDAY: Superhero Series and Shows

What is it with superhero movies and series these days? Whether fans of Marvel or the DC Universe, everyone’s talking about their favorite superhero shows. It’s as if my entire TV set has turned into a…


Got DIRECTV NOW? Get an antenna!

It’s launch day for DIRECTV’s long-anticipated streaming service and I’m just as excited as you are. DIRECTV and AT&T seek to deliver a high-quality viewing experience for cord-cutters with no contracts and no equipment to buy…


Is it ok to share streaming passwords?

What a world we live in. Twenty years ago, you knew someone was “into you” when they gave you a key to their apartment. Fifty years ago it was a ring, or a pin. Today… the…


“DIRECTV Now” adds… what now?

Well, ok. More channels are better I guess. DIRECTV yesterday announced that their new streaming service, which will be formally revealed next Monday, has a few new channels. It looks like the Fox stable of channels…