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

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

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

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

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

Limited Time Deal: One Year of MoviePass & Fandor Streaming Just $89.99

MoviePass, the service that lets you see unlimited movies for $9.95 a month, and Fandor, a streaming service with over 5,000 movies, announced this week that they have teamed up with Costco. Now if you are a Costco member you can get MoviePass and Fandor streaming for a year for just $89.99. “We’ve long been fans of Fandor’s library of movies and we’re excited to partner with them and Costco to bring new members this incredible limited-time offer,” said Mitch Lowe, CEO of MoviePass. “MoviePass is ultimately about celebrating our love of movies, whether you stream them at home or Click Here to Read more

Disney Buys Fox For $52 Billion – Now Owns 60% of Hulu

Today it became official as Disney is buying Fox for about $29.54 per share, based on Disney’s closing share price Wednesday. The businesses included giving the deal a total value of approximately $66.1 billion, with Disney assuming $13.7 billion of Fox’s net debt. With this deal, Disney will get ownership of 20th Century Fox movie and television studio, Fox’s 22 regional sports channels, cable channels including FX and National Geographic, and Fox’s portfolio of international operations, including a fast-growing pay-TV service in India. The deal will also give Disney 60% ownership of Hulu. The deal does not include Fox News, the Fox broadcast network, Click Here to Read more

DIRECTV NOW is Sending Out More DVR Invites Tonight

Did you miss out on the first few rounds of DIRECTV NOW DVR invites? Well, go check your email as AT&T is sending out a massive number of DVR invites today. If you want to see if you got an invite to the DIRECTV NOW beta make sure to check the email address you gave AT&T and look in your spam to make sure it didn’t end up there. Here is part of the email that is going out to new beta testers today: Based on your signup response and app availability, in the next 24 hours you will be provided access to the DIRECTV NOW Beta app for Click Here to Read more

The AirTV 2 Will Stream Your Antenna to Any Sling TV App Around The World

A few weeks ago we reported that Sling TV was working on a second gen Air TV device. Now we get some new details of what it can do. According to a new app called “AirTV: Watch Local TV Anywhere” that briefly appeared in the Amazon app store and was spotted by AFTVnews you will be able to stream your antenna from the air TV device to other devices like the Fire TV. No longer will you need one antenna for each TV but with the AirTV 2 and Sling TV you can watch your antenna around the world. The Click Here to Read more

Comcast Promises to Be Good After Net Neutrality Repeal

Tomorrow the FCC will vote on repealing Net Neutrality. Today Comcast wanted to make it clear that they won’t abuse their powers as an ISP in a blog post by David L. Cohen Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer. In the blog post Comcast promised the following points: Will Comcast broadband customers still be able to visit any lawful site they want to?  Yes. Will Comcast block or throttle access to Internet sites?  No. Is Comcast creating Internet fast lanes?  No, we’ve said consistently we’ve not entered into paid prioritization agreements and have no plans to do so. Will Comcast still Click Here to Read more