My Current TV Dilemma – Searching for a TV Provider

It’s time to find a new TV service provider. Like most people, we watch only a small fraction of the channels that come in television packages. Because of this, streaming providers like SlingTV and PlayStation Vue are primarily what I’ve been looking at. Unfortunately, most of the providers — cable and satellite included — don’t meet my needs at a price that makes sense for me. As I mentioned previously, there are only a few channels we actually watch.

Is this the Dawn of Real a la carte TV?

Last month Disney made the announcement that they were planning to remove their content from Netflix and create their own video streaming service. This prompted a lot of feedback all over the web, from happiness to annoyance. On one hand, Netflix members will be losing a lot of popular content and have to subscribe to one more streaming service. On the other hand, all of that lost content will be added to a vast library of existing content that has never been on Netflix, Hulu, or any other streaming provider. My initial thought on this matter was that Disney wasn’t […]

Digital HD vs a DVD with Digital HD included

So I’m trying to wrap my head around this and so far, have not been able to. I’m a fan of the Alien series and now that Alien: Covenant is available on Digital HD via Vudu and Amazon, I’ve had to fight my trigger finger which wants to instantly purchase it. The reason is that the DVD version, which comes with the Digital HD copy, is cheaper. That makes very little sense. Let’s look at the difference between standalone Digital HD and DVDs with Digital HD Included Since I’m interested in Alien: Covenant, we’ll use it in the following breakdown. […]