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Steps to take before giving away, recycling or selling devices

Smart speakers have quickly become another way to gather information, listen to music and communicate with others to simplify our lives in our ever-more-connected world. It’s estimated that about 21% of people in the United States who are at... Read More

The Definition Of Cord Cutting

Let’s set the record straight with the correct definition of the term “cord-cutting”. Cord Cutting is: giving up any and all pay services that provide access to linear (e.g. live) ad-supported broadcast and cable... Read More

Amazon And Google Offer Free Music Streaming Services

The two leading smart speaker manufacturers are going all-in with streaming music services as both Amazon and Google introduce free, ad-supported music streaming options accessible through their voice-activated platforms. “Customers in the U.S.... Read More

Thoughts on Disney Plus

So here’s the Disney Plus announcement and brief podcast on it’s latest offerings. 1. $7/month ad-free is just an intro play, an AMVAP if you will. (As Many Viewers As Possible.) Same thing the vMVPDs are doing and most Silicon... Read More

Netflix to build 6 sound stages in NYC and invest $100M

Queens lost Amazon, but Brooklyn and Manhattan are cashing in on Netflix. The popular streaming service is investing $100 million by 2024 to build six new sound stages in Brooklyn and add 127 jobs to the 32 it already has in Manhattan, officials... Read More

Local Streaming Apps Are Here

It’s been a big week for local broadcast networks and OTT. Sinclair launched STIRR, their new app that combines their local broadcast channels with some really forgettable VOD content. The New York Times ran a big story on Locast, aka... Read More

2019’s Top 5 Microsoft (and Tech) Predictions

It’s hard to believe that 2018 has already come and gone, but a new year is upon us. It has become something of a tradition for me to dedicate my last column of the year to making tech predictions for the upcoming year. I like to keep these... Read More

How to Generate More Podcast Reviews

Every podcaster loves reading positive reviews from their die hard listeners, but did you know that getting reviews can actually persuade someone to listen to your podcast? It’s the same reason you go to the restaurant your friend recommends over... Read More

Why Does My Netflix Subscription Price Continue To Increase?

Netflix on Tuesday announced its largest price hike since launching its streaming business 12 years ago, upping subscription rates anywhere from 13 to 18 percent. Effective immediately for newbies and being phased in over three months for current... Read More

Creating The Perfect Environment For Box Set Bliss

They say that staying in is the new going out, thanks to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, etc. It’s no longer a case of talking about what you got up to the night before, but whether you’ve seen the latest show that everyone is talking about. Let’s face... Read More

Amazon’s IMDb Launches Free Streaming Channel

IMDb, the #1 movie website in the world, today announced the launch of IMDb Freedive, a free streaming video channel available in the United States on the IMDb website via laptop or personal computer and on all Amazon Fire TV devices. IMDb Freedive,... Read More

#CyberFunDay2 @latenightparent

Join Ted Hicks & Rich Valdez as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time. Guest: Long Island Lutheran HS Basketball standout Zed Key joins Late Night... Read More

#AirApparent @latenightparent

Join Ted Hicks & Rich Valdez as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time. Featured Guest: Jesse James Kosakowski – aspiring MMA fighter joins to discuss... Read More

Almost 40% of U.S. Households Have 2 or More OTT Subscriptions

Among broadband-enabled households in the United States, 69 percent subscribe to at least 1 over-the-top (OTT) video service, while 38 percent subscribe to at least 2 subscriptions. What’s more, households with 3 or more OTT subscriptions are the... Read More

The Top 5 Commercial Sports Trends For 2018

When it comes to sport, it is the willingness to prepare to win that sets apart the most talented athletes and the best teams. And with the Australian sports industry facing an unprecedented level of change and disruption, it has never been so... Read More

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