Happy Friday Cord Cutters!
This week we'll be talking about indoor antennas, a new breed of cord cutting gadget, this week's must-see TV and much more... Plus - don't miss out on the great giveaway we're running with our pals at Mohu antennas!
OK... now let's get to it!
Is a New 4K Apple TV On the Way?
Rumors are heating up that a new Apple TV is on the way capable of supporting 4K and HDR content. Given that Apple's current high-end set-top-box does not include these features which have been widely adopted by competitors has been a sticking point for some consumers.
The real question is whether these new features would be enough for the average consumer to pony up the big bucks for this 5th Generation Apple TV?
What else can Apple do to make this version stand out from competitors? Tell us on Twitter or Facebook.
Caavo - A New Breed of Cord Cutting Gadget
How many HDMI-connected devices do you have on your TV? If you need a basket to collect all of the different remotes, you might be interested in a device called Caavo coming later this year.
What is it? Well... It sounds like an 8 port HDMI switch combined with a user-interface and universal voice-activated remote. The goal is to combine all of your HDMI-connected streaming-set-top boxes and streaming services into a single interface. Caavo is expected to start shipping this fall for $400.
Is this something you think you could use? Tell us on Twitter or Facebook.
Reviews - Best Indoor OTA Antennas
If you're in the market for a new indoor Over-the-Air antenna, the folks at Tom's Guide took a look at the best non-amplified, amplified and budget options on the market.
Of course, the best antenna for you may not be on this list as antenna selection is highly dependent on your location, local geography, and other factors.
What brand/style of antenna is working well for you? Tell us on Twitter or Facebook.
ENTER TO WIN: Watch the Oscars Cord Cutting-Style
If you want to be able to watch and record The Oscars and all the rest of the great content you can get for free with an Over-the-Air antenna, make sure to enter our latest giveaway ASAP.
We've teamed up with the lovely folks at Mohu antennas to create this awesome prize pack which includes a Mohu Sky 60 antenna, a 2-Tuner Tablo OTA DVR and a $100 Amazon gift card.
Enter often and make sure to share the contest with friends for even more chances to win!
This Week's Must-See OTA TV
As usual, there's lots of great FREE TV on this week including:
Don't forget to set your Tablo to record all these great shows!
- Fans of The Good Wife will want to check out the premiere of its spinoff series The Good Fight - February 19 @ 8 p.m. ET on CBS/Global
- Look back on some of your favorite NBC series and moments with The Paley Center Salutes NBC's 90th Anniversary special - February 19 @ 9:00 p.m. ET on NBC
- Anna Paquin fans should check out the premiere of Bellevue - February 20 @ 9:00 p.m. ET on CBC
- Another spinoff, Blacklist: Redemption premieres - February 23 @ 10:00 p.m. ET on NBC/Global
Canadian Corner: TVO Decides to Keep Broadcasting OTA
Excellent news for those who enjoy TVO broadcasts outside of Toronto!
Facing backlash for planning to shut down OTA transmitters in 8 Ontario cities, TVO has now rescinded that decision. The Ontario government will float the $1 million required to keep the broadcast towers in Ottawa, Belleville, Thunder Bay, Chatham, Cloyne, Kitchener, London, and Windsor operational.
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