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 [...]

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 [...]

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Preparing for the February 17th digital switchover

Woke up this morning and see that CNN.com has a front page story on the digital tv switchover. They mention the February 17th, 2009 switchover date and discuss the impact this will have on over-the-air TV viewers like us.   The article confirms many of the things we have been blogging about over the past year, [...]