cutting the cord

How to ring in and stream a rollicking New Year’s online, without cable

“It’s almost midnight! Turn on the TV!”

For decades, this has been the phrase heard in just about every home and at every party on December 31st at a few minutes to midnight. It’s standard party-going fare. Flip on the TV, watch the ball drop, and pop some champagne. But the times, they are a changin’!

The Most Overlooked Chromecast Feature for Cord Cutters

If you’re a regular Chromecast user or if you’ve seen it in action at a friend’s house, you’re probably pretty familiar with the basics. Once it’s plugged in and set up, it effectively turns your TV into a smart TV. From your smartphone or yourtablet you can stream content from apps such as Netflix and YouTube to your TV with the tap of an icon. Nice and easy (and wireless).