Cut the Cord: All You Need to Know to Drop Cable [NOOK Book]

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Tired of paying $100 or more for cable every month? Would you like to cancel or cut back on your pay TV subscription, but are afraid you’ll miss out on any of your favorite shows? Want to watch Netflix or Hulu on your big screen TV, but unsure of what device to buy?

Then look no further, because this indispensible guide from consumer entertainment and technology expert Janko Roettgers will guide you through the process to finally freeing ...
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Cut the Cord: All You Need to Know to Drop Cable

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Overview

Tired of paying $100 or more for cable every month? Would you like to cancel or cut back on your pay TV subscription, but are afraid you’ll miss out on any of your favorite shows? Want to watch Netflix or Hulu on your big screen TV, but unsure of what device to buy?

Then look no further, because this indispensible guide from consumer entertainment and technology expert Janko Roettgers will guide you through the process to finally freeing yourself of high-priced pay TV subscriptions while still getting all your favorite video entertainment on your TV. Cut the Cord: All You Need to Know to Drop Cable & Free Your TV tells you in easy to understand language how to get your favorite TV shows, movies, news and sports without cable, while arming you with all the information you’ll need to pick from the variety of devices available, whether it’s Apple TV, Google TV, Roku or some other offering. Each section is jam-packed with tips and tricks from the experts, including links to videos and other resources online.

Janko Roettgers has been reviewing devices and services that help you to get rid of or curtail your cable expenses for more than five years, and he has compiled the best ones in this e-book. His clear, approachable style of writing helps to you find the best solution for your personal TV viewing needs, whether you’re an avid Apple user with a hunger for the latest tech or a self-professed computer illiterate who would just like to save a few bucks.
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Editorial Reviews

Peter Rojas
"This is an excellent and comprehensive overview of what it takes to successfully cancel your cable bill without missing any of the shows you care about, Janko offers lots of helpful suggestions and tips that go beyond the basics."
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014748902
  • Publisher: GigaOM Books
  • Publication date: 6/4/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Janko Roettgers has been covering all things tech for more than 10 years. In 2003, he wrote the book Mix, Burn & RIP: The End of the Music Industry (Germany, 2003). Before that, he co-edited Net Pirates: The Culture of Electronic Crime” (Germany, 2001) and wrote “Netbeats – Internet music” (Germany, 2000). He first began contributing to GigaOM in 2007 and joined the staff in 2009. Janko is also the host of GigaOM’s Cord Cutters series, which has been exploring new and cheaper ways to watch TV in more than 40 episodes.
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