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DVRs: Do Cord Cutters Really Need Them? And 3 Top DVRs for OTA Antennas


November 15, 2019

We talk a lot about the must-have devices that you cord cutters need, but do you really need a DVR? We list DVRs as a must-have, but that doesn’t mean that it’s a 100% necessity. Today I am going to walk you through the reason you may want a DVR, how it can benefit a […]

Facebook to Launch Portal TV, A Camera Accessory for Your Television


Facebook is moving forward with its connected device strategy. The social network giant has announced the launch of Portal TV, which is a camera accessory for your television. The camera allows you to chat with friends and family on the biggest screen in the house: your TV. What is Portal TV? Portal TV is one […]

How Do TV Antennas Work?


I talk a lot about over-the-air (OTA) antennas on my site, and I’ve reviewed some great ones. But one thing I’ve never talked about is how these antennas actually work. How exactly do broadcast towers get their signals to your television? Today, we’re going to explore the inner working of television antennas. How Do TV […]

How to Adjust the Parental Controls on Your Streaming Services and Devices


November 14, 2019

Streaming devices make it easy to enjoy your favorite streaming services, like Amazon, Netflix, YouTube, Hulu and SlingTV. But as a parent, you’re naturally concerned about protecting your children from content that they should not be exposed to. You also worry about the kids spending too much time on these streaming services. Fortunately, streaming devices […]

How to Deal with Data Caps as a Cord-Cutter


One of the latest – and most frustrating – things to come out of the ISP world is data caps. We’ve now reached a point where most ISPs have put data limits on their Internet packages. What happens if you go over those limits? You have to pay more. A lot more. Sure, you can […]

How to Get Started with Cord Cutting


It’s been on your to-do list for a while: call the cable company, and cancel your subscription. I’ve talked about the benefits of cutting the cord (i.e. how much money you can save) and I’ve talked about how you can still watch TV for free – and legally. But let’s talk a little bit more […]

How to Improve Picture Quality and Why OTA Picture is Better


November 13, 2019

Did you know that over-the-air (OTA) quality is better than the quality coming from your cable box? A lot of people think that the cable company is offering the best quality available, but this isn’t true. But it’s easy to see why people think this. If you go back to the “bunny ear” antennas that […]

How to Use an Indoor Antenna in a Dorm Room


With college back in session, many students are wondering how they can use an indoor antenna in their dorm room. After all, you still want to be able to watch your favorite shows – right? But instead of just connecting to cable and paying up to $100 per month for TV, you can cut the […]

How to Watch Football Without Cable: A Cord-Cutter’s Guide to the 2019 Season


Football season is here. But for cord-cutters, the season’s start can be bittersweet. After years of clumsy digital presentation, the NFL is finally embracing live streaming in its “tri-cast” distribution model: cable, broadcast and internet. This is great news for football fans who have been begging for more flexibility in how they watch their favorite […]

How to Watch Sports as a Cord Cutter


November 12, 2019

If you’re a cord cutter, you know that the one thing you may miss is sports. Antennas will help you watch a lot of local sports, but if you’re a New York fan living in North Carolina, you may not be able to watch many of the sports teams you love. The good news is […]

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Jack

Jack here. I’m the admin behind Best HD Antenna – a site for hardcore cord cutters. I’ve been struggling to find a way to help friends and family cut the cord