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HULU

HULU

7/15/2019

Streaming Services 4

HULU

Hulu is one of the earliest streaming services, and initially was known for its catalog of sit-coms and other weekly TV series that would be available several days after they initially aired. Many people with smart phones or pads used Hulu to get their TV content this way. Since then, Hulu beefed up their service by investing in its own content library,…

DirecTVNow

DirecTVNow

July 1, 2019

Streaming Services 3

DirecTVNow

This streaming service is (not surprisingly) an offshoot of DirecTV. If you are familiar with DirecTV services, you’ll become quickly acquainted with this service, including the channel selection and the interface.

DirecTVNow has the widest selection of channel “options” of any of the services. This is very similar to…

Streaming Services 2

Streaming Services 2

5/31/2019

Streaming Services 2

SLING TV

Sling TV was announced in 2015 and is a division of DISH network. You don’t need a DISH subscription, a satellite dish, or any relationship with DISH to subscribe to the service. However, the channel selection and some elements of the interface are very similar to what you see in the DISH service. So if you are familiar with DISH, you’ll…

Streaming Services

Streaming Services

5/13/19

Streaming Services 1

In this post, we’ll begin a discussion of various streaming services and some of the pros and cons of each. As mentioned earlier, note that not every streaming service is available on every hardware platform. This is because some of the BIG content owners prevent their content from being used on a competitor’s hardware. For example, you can’t get…

Hardware for Streaming- 2

Hardware for Streaming- 2

4/1/19

Hardware for Streaming 2

In our previous entry, we listed a number of hardware products that you can use to stream various video content to your TV in case you want to supplement or replace your Over The Air (OTA) local channels. Here are some of the pros and cons of each device.

ROKU: This hardware product has been around for a long time (it was originally developed by Netflix…