Author Archive | Luke Bouma

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1.4 million U.S. TV homes Cut the Cord in 2014, bringing the estimate of U. S. TV cord cutting homes to 3.8 million.

The NABSHOW in Las Vegas this week held a panel discussion on “Constant Cravings – Using OTT to Win the Next Generation of Viewers”. During the panel  discussion the host released some interesting numbers about cord cutting, and how it threatens the current Pay-Tv model. Netflix is also hurting the traditional cable companies. Since 2011 […]

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Scout for Netflix; is it Worth $1.99 a Year?

Scout for Netflix does a beautiful job addressing the poor user interface with older Roku’s, specifically Roku 1 and Roku 2. Scout also works well with Roku 3 and Roku stick; however, the newer Roku Netflix app has some playback issues with Roku 3 and Roku stick that the older models do not experience. Our […]

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Fire TV 1.5 Update Released

Today Amazon Released Fire TV 1.5 Update brings a bung of small fixes and a lot of new features. A lot of the new features had already been announced but there are a few new ones hidden in the update. New Features: Expandable USB storage—Use a connected USB flash drive to expand your Amazon Fire […]

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How to update your G-Box Q

Here is your step by step guide on how to update your G-Box Q. 1) Start at the home screen and scroll down to the Settings row at the bottom of the screen. After you get the Settings row click on the System Settings button. 2) In the System Settings scroll all the ways down to the About & Help row. 4) In […]

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Fire TV Now Tells You Who That Actor Is On The Screen During The Movie Or Show

Have you ever watched a movie or TV show and wondered, “Who’s that guy?”, “What’s she been in?”, or “What is that song?” Never have that problem again.Amazon today announced that X-Ray–a customer-favorite feature since it launched on Fire tablets–is now available directly on your TV screen using Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Exclusive to Amazon Instant Video, […]

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Hitbliss Lays off their Staff and Closes their US Office

Cord Cutters News has recently confirmed from sources in the company that Hitbliss closed their US development and business office and have laid off all their US staff. From looking at Linkedin pages of former staff, we see they all left Hitbliss at approximately the same time; leading us to believe there was a mass […]

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