Tubi TV Adds Personalization Engine

Tubi TV has been a leader in the world of free movie and TV streaming for years now. Now they want to make the service even better by using AI and deep learning to help personalize your experience. For years now Netflix, Hulu, and Netflix have used AI and deep learning to recommend shows you may like and now Tubi TV will do the same. Recently Tubi TV has been striking new streaming deals and now has over 7,500 titles. Tubi TV has a ton of great content yet finding it can be difficult. With a large catalog you may Click Here to Read more

Editorial: T-Mobile Has a Hard Road Ahead of Them to “Disrupt” Traditional TV

This week T-Mobile announced plans to take on traditional pay-TV services such as cable and satellite TV. We hope they are successful, but they face a hard road to pull off their plans. T-Mobile wants to “disrupt” the current pay-TV market; however, they are not the first to try this. Both Apple and Amazon in the last few years have tried to disrupt traditional pay TV and both have walked away after failing to secure the needed deals. The problem with disrupting pay TV is the fact that the content owners have no incentive to disrupt the model that is Click Here to Read more

How to: Check and see if your iPhone’s Battery needs to be serviced

As with anything that runs on rechargeable batteries, an iOS device has so many recharge cycles until its battery needs to be replaced by an Apple Genius or an authorized Apple repair establishment. Fortunately, Apple has made it easy to check this.  Just do the following steps: Go to Settings > Battery. If the Battery needs replacing, you’ll see the graphic that’s included with this article. That’s it.  

fuboTV Announces a New Roku Channel

Today fuboTV announced a that their Roku Channel, has officially come out of Beta on Roku. fuboTV subscribers on Roku will now experience a new design, as well as an added entertainment section with on-demand, upgraded video control and cloud DVR. fuboTV’s new product design upgrade includes new features, faster navigation, and a fresh user interface and user experience. Here are some of the new fuboTV features on Roku: CLOUD DVR: Subscribers using Roku can now record live games, movies and shows, access personal cloud DVR recordings made on other devices and watch recordings set on Roku on other devices. The recently upgraded fuboTV DVR provides up to 30 hours of personal storage with no expiration, as well as the ability to purchase Click Here to Read more

Apple buys SciFi show from Ronald D. Moore

Ronald D. Moore, the brain behind the critically acclaimed remake of “Battlestar Galactica,” will pen a new space drama for Apple, as the company continues its push into original TV content to compete with the likes of Netflix, Amazon and Hulu. The untitled show is created and written by Moore, and imagines a world in which the space race never ended, according to Deadline. It boasts “Fargo” producers Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi, and comes from Sony Pictures Television and Tall Ship Productions. The win for Apple comes thanks to their hiring of former Sony Pictures Television executives Jamie Erlicht Click Here to Read more

Amazon Is Working on a 2nd Gen Fire TV Smart TV

Back in January 2017 Amazon announced the Fire TV edition smart TVs. Now it looks like they are hard at work on a new line of 2nd gen Fire TV edition smart TVs. Yesterday AFTVnews announced they found hidden in this week’s Fire TV software update a list of new Fire TV devices and code names. As best we can tell in this list for Amazon devices was a new code name and device called Keira. Now this is an internal code name and according to AFTVnews this Keira device is in a group called “AmazonStandaloneFireTelevisionsGen2.” Hopefully the new 2nd Click Here to Read more

Net Neutrality Statement: Cord Cutting Existed Before Net Neutrality; Cord Cutting Will Exist After Net Neutrality

Yesterday the FCC moved the internet from a Title II service back to a Title I service. This is what is being called the repeal of Net Neutrality. We are already seeing a flood of anti-cord cutting stories telling you that with the end of net neutrality the world will end and, more importantly, you might as well sign back up for cable TV. I do want to encourage everyone to take a deep breath and step back from the cliff out there. As with all things you need to look at both sides of a story as the truth is Click Here to Read more

Netflix Adds a Speed Test Feature to Their Roku Channel

Are you struggling with buffering? The problem may not be the streaming service but your Wi-Fi network. Even if you have a fast Internet connection weak Wi-Fi will dramatically slow down the Internet when it gets to your streaming player. Previously there was never a good way to see exactly how fast the Internet was once it hit your Roku player. Some Roku channels tried to show the Internet speed by giving a simple rating like good or excellent. Others Roku channels showed Internet speed in a way that was hard to understand. Now Netflix has added a super simple Click Here to Read more

Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin blasted to another all-time high of almost $18,000 on the Bitstamp exchange on Friday, up 9 percent on the day, as warnings grew over the risks of investing in the highly volatile and speculative instrument. The cryptocurrency’s staggering recent price rises — more than 1,700 percent since the start of the year — have driven worries that the market is a bubble that could burst in spectacular fashion. Bitcoin has climbed almost 80 percent so far in December alone, putting it on track for its best month in percentage terms since December 2013. On Friday it Click Here to Read more

Sling TV Ends Support For Channel Master DVRs

Yesterday Sling TV started to email subscribers who streamed on Channel Master DVRs informing them that soon the Channel Master Sling TV app will no longer work. Sling TV first added support for the Channel Master DVR at CES back in 2017. Now Sling TV gave no reason why but soon you will no longer be able to watch Sling TV on the Channel Master DVR. Cord Cutters News has reached out to both Sling TV and CHannel master for comment but at this time both companies have not listed any reasons why they have pulled the app. Here is Click Here to Read more

PlayStation Vue is Adding a Ton of NBC Affiliates Tonight

If you are a PlayStation Vue subscriber you may want to see if you have new locals. We are receiving widespread reports of new NBC affiliates going live on PlayStation Vue tonight. So far we have confirmed that NBC KARE11 in Minneapolis, NBC WRAL Raleigh, NC, Charlotte, NC, Portland, OR, and more have all been added. This should put PlayStation Vue closer to 300 live locals but we are unsure the exact number of locals. It has been a year now since Sony has announced a full list of locals they currently offer. So the following is our list of every local affiliate Click Here to Read more

Tomorrow is The Last Day to Get FREE Amazon Shipping For Christmas

Amazon wants everyone to know if you want free shipping on Amazon orders in time for Christmas tomorrow is the last day. Prime members will still have a few extra days but if you want guaranteed free shipping and are not a Prime member tomorrow is the last day. “We are continually investing in Prime, adding more selection and making delivery faster and more convenient. In fact, in 2016, the last Prime Free Same-Day order from Amazon.com delivered in time for Christmas was ordered at 10:23 a.m. on Christmas Eve. The order included Venum Contender Boxing Gloves, and was delivered to a Prime member in Richmond, Virginia at 2:42 p.m. – Click Here to Read more

Uber investor departs venture firm amid harassment claims

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber Technologies Inc, said on Thursday that he would sever ties with his venture capital company, Sherpa Capital, after being accused of sexual misconduct. FILE PHOTO – Shervin Pishevar speaks during 2016 TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, California, U.S. September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach Pishevar, who has denied the accusations, said in a statement provided by his lawyer that he was voluntarily leaving Sherpa Capital, which he co-founded, because of ongoing “untruthful attacks” against him. Bloomberg reported in November that five women accused Pishevar of Click Here to Read more

The FCC Has Repealed Net Neutrality

We have known for some time this was going to happen but today the FCC made it official and has repealed Net Neutrality. This will return the internet to the rules that governed it at the start of 2015. The vote was 3-2 party-line vote by the Federal Communications Commission to repeal the controversial utility-like oversight of internet service providers that was put in place by Democrats in 2015. “The internet is the greatest free-market innovation in history,” Ajit Pai, the Republican who took over as FCC chairman in January and pushed the repeal, said before the vote. ”Entrepreneurs and innovators guided the internet far better than Click Here to Read more