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« on: January 17, 2010, 03:56 PM »

This digital TV thing sucks, especially when all you have is an antenna and live in the mountains, I'm sick and tired of the signal fading in and out, more out than in Is there a good site on the web that is free to watch any programs did a search and didn't find anything that didn't take some kind of down load, Don't have cable up here, only thing available hear is satellite and I don't want to spend that kind of money for TV. I think this push for digital was all instigated by the cable and satellite providers, they knew their sales would increase Angry
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« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2010, 04:12 PM »

http://www.hulu.com
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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2010, 04:37 PM »

hulu...
fancast.com
shoutcast.com

each of the networks has some amount of full episodes on line (fox, nbc, cbs etc....)

that is what we use the most....
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« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2010, 04:56 PM »

Not trying to hijack the thread but anybody use the slingbox?
Does it work?
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« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2010, 05:12 PM »

I use the Roku box, mainly for Netflix and Amazon on Demand, although they have other "channels" as well.

There are many series (Californication, The Tudors, etc) on Netflix and you can buy newer items that you want from Amazon.

The box has worked flawlessly since we got it some time ago - we watch it at least as much as cable.  I paid $100 for it and you need a Netflix account for their content (min of $9/month), but I think its like $80 now.  In some ways, its better than cable.  The HD quality is amazing and I can watch/buy seasons of shows not available on cable.


I've hard that Boxee is going to have a similar box out soon (from D-Link) that will stream hulu, fancast, etc.

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« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2010, 07:41 PM »

Not trying to hijack the thread but anybody use the slingbox?
Does it work?

all the time from all over the world - right now i am using it in california to watch uk satellite tv via the receiver in my home in paris

quality is excellent when internet connection good

also use it on my iphone
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« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2010, 08:56 PM »

hulu...
fancast.com
shoutcast.com

each of the networks has some amount of full episodes on line (fox, nbc, cbs etc....)

that is what we use the most....


I use these with good results, "Airwolf",  "Miami Vice" complete series, I do start the show then pause for 5-7 min to let it buffer then it runs smoothly. I plug the computer into the big screen and its just like watching regular TV

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« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2010, 03:58 AM »

Nintendo is in negotiation with NetFlix to stream through the Wii. The deal is supposed to be finished sometime in the spring. I thought about the Roku box too but decided to wait for the deal to finish because we can then get it for free since we have a Wii.
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« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2010, 09:44 AM »

if speaking of game consoles, the xbox 360 and playstation 3 both have netflix streaming today.
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