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Turn your TV into the ultimate music entertainment system

Turn your TV into the ultimate music entertainment system

Whether it be at a party, your business, or just working around the house, music is a major part of everyday life. What better way to enjoy music than by turning your huge TV into the ultimate musical centerpiece?

There are several great music services designed for your TV and here are just a few of our favorites.

Watching MLB without paying for cable TV

Major League Baseball - Detroit Tigers

Spring is officially here in North America. That means the 2017 Major League Baseball season is just getting started and for the first time, cord cutters have unprecedented access to MLB games.

So crack open a window to let in the spring air as we sit back and enjoy some MLB.

Save on smartphone mobile data with the free Cut Your Data ebook

save on smartphone mobile data

Lowering your cellular data usage is much easier than you think. The major carriers want you to believe that an unlimited plan is necessary in this day and age, but how much mobile data do you really need?

You can have an identical smartphone experience with a much lower bill just by taking advantage of data saving features in popular apps and using Wi-Fi where available.

The comprehensive Cut your Data ebook helps you understand how your mobile data is being used and how to take control of said usage. The book starts with an audit of how much data you’re using today, whether you’re on iPhone or Android. Next, we jump into some general data saving strategies before taking a look at how to limit data usage in all the popular apps and services used today, like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

You should totally download it… if only for the horoscopes on the last page.

If you’re thirsty for more info, check out our complete list of guides and tutorials on ways to lower mobile data usage and save on your cell phone bill.

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The five biggest cord cutting stories of February, 2017


February was a great month for cord cutters; new services hit the market and we learned more about other services that are already on the market. Here are our top five biggest cord cutting stories of February, 2017.

YouTube TV

Recently, YouTube announced a new service, which delivers live TV from popular television channels to paying customers through YouTube. The service will be called YouTube TV but will not launch for a few months. Also, we do not know at this time which markets will get live local channels.

For $35 a month, starting sometime this spring, subscribers to YouTube TV will be able to watch the top four broadcast networks — ABC, NBC, Fox, and CBS — as well as 35 or so of their affiliated cable channels including ESPN, Disney Channel, MSNBC, National Geographic, and Fox News. Premium channels like Showtime can be added for an additional fee.

Subscribers will receive a DVR to record shows and unlimited storage space in the cloud. The only catch is that shows are automatically deleted after nine months.

YouTube TV subscribers will be able to watch YouTube TV on smartphones, tablets and laptop computers. The mobile apps are designed to easily “cast” from smartphones to larger screens, perhaps even (for we olds) actual TV sets. Sadly, the press release did not list whether it could be used with streaming players like Roku, Fire TV. Yet, since both do allow you to cast YouTube Videos, it is possible that YouTube TV will work on streaming players like the Roku and Fire TV.

Watch the Super Bowl for free without paying for cable

A guide to watching the Super Bowl as a cord cutter

The largest sporting event in America is happening this weekend as the Super Bowl kicks off Sunday, February 5, at 6:30pm ET. Yet, what do you do if you have ditched the cord — how can you watch this year’s Super Bowl?

We have good news for you. You can watch the Super Bowl 100 percent free this year, even if you do not have a traditional pay TV service.

Here is our guide to watching the Super Bowl LI for free.

Nvidia releases new streaming media player

Nvidia just released their new streaming media player

The Nvidia Shield has long been the flagship player for Google’s Android TV platform. Now, Nvidia has released a new second generation Nvidia Shield. It has come a long way from its start when it offered just 400 apps compared to the thousands of apps and services it now offers.

Let’s take a look at what is new and what is improved in the second generation Nvidia Shield.