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 [...]

Two more reasons to cancel cable? Xbox/Tivo to stream Netflix content

Netflix streaming movies will soon be available on Tivo and Xbox Experience.  Previously, Netflix’s Instant Watch content could only be viewed on a computer or using a $99 set top box called a Roku.   Since Roku, Tivo and Xbox will pull all the content off of a standard broadband connection, cable TV service is not [...]

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5 Reasons Roku is better than Cable, Itunes and even Hulu.com

In case you haven’t heard of it, Roku is a small $99 set top box that lets Netflix subscribers watch over 12,000 on demand shows and movies for free.    We bought ours shortly after we canceled cable and have been really pleased with it.   Here’s why… 1.  It’s like having a free on demand cable box [...]