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How To Prepare for New Antenna and Streaming Standards in Television

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    There are many new standards and television that are about to happen. Most cable systems are preparing to move their broadcast to streaming solutions and over the air antenna base television we’ll see new standards in IP distribution in the new ATSC 3.0 standard.

    So what does this mean for most of us? It may mean that the new televisions we have just purchased to be compatible with digital technology will need to be replaced …

    How To Watch the Super Bowl in HD for Free

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      If you are like most Americans this February you will be watching the Super Bowl but will you be watching it in HD?

      If you have cable or dish television many of these services say they provide HD television but most of these providers distribute dumb down version of HD quality television.

      The Super Bowl will be broadcast on CBS television network which means if you are in a metropolitan area, suburbs or maybe even …

      How To Deal with Comcast’s New Broadband Data Caps

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        If you are under 30 statistics show that there is a good chance that you don’t even purchase TV Subscriptions from your Cable Provider. For the rest of us that number right now is in the 20% area with many millions of customers every few months on all provider’s networks who are choosing only to get Data Plans and not subscribe to TV Broadcasts.

        Does this mean that people no longer want to watch TV? …

        How To Get Around Comcast’s New Data Caps

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          http://www.yourepair.com/yrblog/wp-content/HLIC/d6ffebdfa1173933aa265e7123eb71a0.jpgIf you wonder what you are going to do when Data Caps come to your Home Town you aren’t alone. For millions of Americans that rely on online streaming of content to either supplement or replace TV Subscriptions an in your face campaign has been launched to increase your monthly costs exponentially.

          Our family has been Comcast customers for decades even before there was Internet Service but at that time the quality of content on cable …

          How To Prepare for TV Streaming replacing DVD Media

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            If you are old enough you remember the transition from Antenna to Cable and Dish and now to Streaming services. If you wanted to watch a movie you went to the movie theater and watched what was playing or maybe there was a Movie on a Major Network a couple times a week. We then had the opportunity to record what we watched with VCR Tapes and then CDs, DVDs and the Blueray Disks.

            If …

            How To Connect Your Roof Antenna to your Cable TV Wires and Keep Internet

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              A lot of people are Cutting The Cord and moving away from Cable and Dish Television subscriptions and installing their own antenna however doing this can be complicated if you also get your internet service from your Cable Company.

              The first thing you should understand is unless you are special and you’re probably not.. the wires in your home are yours to do with as you want. If something goes wrong with your internal wiring …

              Cable Companies Moving to Online Streaming instead of the Cable Box

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                In the past year we have seen many reports of cable and dish companies losing customers to streaming however many cable customers still want services that aren’t available from the big streaming distributors specifically Live Television and Sports.

                Well it seems that the cable companies are noticing but don’t get your hopes up for a lower bill quite yet.

                If you are a comcast customer you may have tried their streaming app that will allow you …

                How To Get Antenna TV Reception From Two Directions

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                  In this How To we will look at the ways to get TV Stations from two different directions with a single antenna. This might not sound too hard but in some situations it can be really difficult. In this example the situation is really good for the home owner. The signals are almost directly north and south of each other and the power levels are very strong. Also the distances to the TV Towers …

                  How To Protect Your HTPC Microsoft to make Windows 10 an Automatic Update

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                    If you are running a CableCard Tuner or any type of TV Tuner in your Windows HTPC there is some important information you need to be alert to.

                    Microsoft has been pushing their Windows 10  Operating System on owners of Windows 7 and 8 Systems so hard that the upgrade is Free. This might be good news for normal desktop users that don’t capture TV Shows from Cable or Antenna but if you are someone …

                    How To Convert Your VHS Tapes To Digital Recordings

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                      If you have compiled a large number of VHS Tapes you are not alone and actually VCRs do have a pretty good sales rate even today. The problem is your new devices can’t take advantage of this content so you need an easy way to convert it to a digital file format.

                      When converting video tapes to video files you want to preserve as much of the quality as you can. You will actually find …