Free Amazon Prime Trial Link

Since we cancelled cable, we use our Roku to stream a combination of Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu Plus. Lately, we’ve been using Amazon more and more, since they now include over 40,000 free on demand movies and tv shows.    We’ve been Amazon Prime members from the start – which we originally got for [...]

Just upgraded our Roku after almost 5 years – Roku 3 review and comparison

It’s been almost five years since we canceled cable and bought our first Roku set-top box. It’s amazing how much has changed since then.   In 2008, the Roku was basically a Netflix only streaming device.   Hard to believe, but Roku now features over 750 channels, the great majority of which are free. Here’s a [...]

CancelCable.com’s First Money Saving Gift Guide

Thought it would be interesting to create a gift giving guide that could actually save money in the long run, so we just created and published our first ‘Money Saving Gift Guide‘.  It contains suggestions, discounts and tips for…… Set top boxes Streaming Blu-ray players Internet ready TVs Portable TVs Antennas for watching free HD broacast [...]

Roku Discount – No more $45 Roku coupons, but $10 off Roku 2 XD and XS and free shipping.

Wanted to pass the following along… Roku just announced another ‘post-Black Friday sale’ (they were offering Roku Lt’s for $45 with a special coupon until today, and posted that the following special is the last one before the holidays…. In additional to their reduced holiday prices, they are now offering 10 dollars off and free [...]

Amazon Black Friday Deals on Internet connected HDTV’s

Since set top boxes have become so popular, there are now a number of TV’s with built in WIFI and the ability to watch streaming Internet content like Netflix. On the large side, with all the bells and whistles is the Panasonic VIERA 50-Inch 1080p 3D Plasma HDTV.. This unit usually sells for $1499, but [...]

How to watch streaming internet videos on any TV using just your computer.

There are a lot of great set top boxes out there that let you watch streaming TV and movies via the Internet, but maybe you’re not interested in spending the money or you’re just looking for a very simple way to hook your computer up to your TV and watch videos from popular websites like [...]

Finally decided which Roku model to order…

Mrs. CancelCable.com here again.  I’ve been researching which Roku unit to buy to replace our old one, and here’s the scoop… Starting with the basics…  A Roku is a small unit that streams movies, TV shows, music and other content to your TV via the Internet.  The nice thing about the Roku is that once [...]

5 Ways to watch your favorite sports without cable TV.

We’ve heard from a lot of families who are considering canceling cable, but aren’t ready to make the leap due to concerns about being able to watch their favorite sports.  Here’s a short post on some of the alternatives we’ve seen… Note: Keep in mind that games aired over standard networks can be watched using free [...]