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2018 Is the Year of Reckoning for Your Video Streaming Budget

By | Jan 30, 2018 at 9:01 am

Did you watch the 2018 Grammy Awards? Neither did 24 percent of last year’s Grammy audience. The event’s viewership on Sunday fell to 19.8 million in a massive drop from 26.1 million viewers in 2017. For years, television has declined while video streaming services have…



How Facebook Watch Helps Businesses Find a New Audience

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Social TV isn’t a new concept. One could argue it’s existed since the dawn of television and the family sitting together in the living room around the one TV to take in the latest episode of I Love Lucy.  But in the 21st century,…

Gear & Gadgets

Here Are the Best TVs from LG and Sony That Money Can Buy

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Upgrading your TV isn’t as simple as waiting for the next big upgrade to hit your local big box store. For some consumers, it’s about getting the most out of their investment, but for others (like me) it’s about staying current and having the…


Is the Future of Artificial Intelligence in Your Television?

By | Sep 19, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Smart TVs have been all the trend for a few years, and it’s not hard to understand why. You get access to the web, streaming services, social media websites, and more, straight from your set. It’s been surmised that one of the next steps…


Seamless Integration Can Bridge the Gap Between Cable and Streaming Services

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Just a few short years ago, entertainment was dominated by cable services. If you wanted to watch your favorite shows, movies, and infomercials, you needed a box, a satellite dish, or an old school pair of bunny ears. But in 2007, Netflix made on-demand streaming…


The 3 Best 70 Inch Televisions That Money Can Buy

By | Mar 24, 2017 at 11:20 am

Let’s face it, television is better than ever. Whether it’s March Madness or Game of Thrones, a new HDTV is never out of place. Fortunately for you, we’ve got the best 70 inch televisions for you to check out. If you want a serious upgrade to…


SRFR Makes Mobile to TV Video Streaming Easier Than Ever

By | Nov 8, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Because of the recent mobile revolution, the amount of audio and video content swirling around the internet has reached an all-time high. Millions of hours have recorded, saved, viewed. and shared on smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices through more social media pages than…

Startups & Apps


Filtrie: A Free Service That Lets You Control Which TV Ads You See

By | Aug 23, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Filtrie is a free service that lets you limit which TV ads you watch. Its service works by allowing consumers who provide demographic data to determine which TV commercials they watch or filter out. Filtrie selects ads that are most relevant or appropriate—or deletes…


Live-Streaming and the Cloud Are Disrupting the Television Industry

By | Jul 2, 2016 at 12:09 pm

Television has been a “sleepy” industry for years. It began 70+ years ago with the first televisions in homes, with local stations and many hours of just a test pattern, because there were no shows to be viewed. National TV came on the scene…


Get Ready for an Entire Reality Series on Wearable Tech

By | Sep 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm

If there’s one part of pop culture that’s caused a mammoth stir and huge debate over the past decade, it’s reality TV. Over in the realm of IT an equally as hotly debated topic has been the potential of wearable tech, with much ado about…


‘Quit Your Day Job’: A ‘Shark Tank’ for Women and Minority Entrepreneurs

By | Apr 1, 2016 at 4:34 pm

Television is quickly becoming a space that embraces entrepreneurs. And a new show from Oxygen is carving out space for women and entrepreneurs of color. Modeled similarly to the popular ABC show Shark Tank, reality show Quit Your Day Job will directly tackle the…


How Big Data Is Changing the Way We Watch TV

By | Feb 29, 2016 at 5:00 pm

As more consumers grow increasingly frustrated with rising cable costs and channel packages that don’t quite fit their preferences, online streaming services are continuing to gain popularity. If you’re one of the people that watches television shows online, you’re not alone. Streaming now accounts…


Television Technology: A Look at its Evolution

By | Jun 20, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Your television represents the hub of your living room. The size of your largest TV is probably a point of pride among your family and friends. As much as you love your unit, you probably take the genius of the technology for granted. Here’s…


A Comparison of the 4 Most Popular Video Streaming Services

By | Dec 30, 2015 at 9:00 pm

If you need something to watch, you have lots of choices. Many of your options are free, and others will require you to pay monthly fees; there are also several pay-per-view options. So let us now take a look at four of the most…


Las Vegas

SPROCKIT: If You Can’t Beat Tech, Join It

By | Apr 9, 2015 at 8:00 am

If tech is shifting how people watch television, why not join forces with startups responsible for creating the tools that are changing TV business today? That’s the goal of the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas, to forge relationships between startups and major media companies by starting a discussion on…


Get Ready For 4K Ultra HD Movies In Your Living Room

By | Jan 11, 2015 at 10:00 am

I think most of us would concur we’d much rather watch a movie at home (the minute it comes out!) and not have to wait in line, hopefully getting a ticket and only seeing the damn thing once. Cable companies are barely improving by…



Why You Should Personalize Your TV Viewing Experience to Save Time

By | Nov 11, 2014 at 9:00 am

Disclosure: Post and giveaway sponsored by Comcast XFINITY, but all opinions are my own. As a society, we’ve never been busier! Here are a few examples of how much time we spend making difficult decisions in our lifetimes:     So when it comes…