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How To Watch Fox News Live Online Without Cable

It’s no secret that TV subscriptions with normal cable providers have gotten out of this world expensive. Not only is your monthly bill on the pricey side of things, but these cable companies make it near impossible to exit your contract without incurring outlandish fees. A few years back, I distinctly remember cancelling a contract because we could never get a decent enough signal to watch our favorite TV shows. Upon cancelling, this local company ended up charging me around $400 to end the contract. Situations like this are fairly common from cable and satellite TV providers, and it’s something you never want to run into.

That’s why “cord cutting” has become so popular. However, some people are nervous about it, not being able to watch their favorite channels. But, that’s nothing to worry about, as streaming providers are competing heavily against the big TV providers, offering much of the same of what they offer. Just one of those channels is Fox News.

Follow along below, and we’ll show you how you can watch Fox News live without any sort of cable or TV subscription.

Streaming Devices

Fire TV

Streaming devices are just one way to watch live channels like Fox News. In fact, there are tons out there that support the Fox News channel, including the Amazon Fire TV Stick (and most other Fire TV streaming devices), the Roku and even the Apple TV. They all support the Fox News channel, allowing you to watch live TV on them.

Of course, if you’d rather sign-up for a cord cutting service, many of these devices have apps that you can use to watch Fox News live. For example, if you’d rather watch Fox News live through the Hulu app, it’s as simple as downloading the app onto your Fire TV or Roku, logging in, and then finding the channel.

We’ll list all the streaming services that support Fox News below, but be rest assured, if you’re not using a phone or tablet to watch, the apps for these streaming services can all be downloaded on the devices we just mentioned.

Buy it now: Amazon (Fire TV)
Buy it now: Amazon (Roku)

Hulu

If you haven’t heard yet, Hulu now offers Hulu with Live TV. You can watch Live TV and stream on-demand with this additional service/expansion from Hulu. And, of course, one of the many channels it offers is Fox News.

Keep in mind that Hulu with Live TV is a little pricier than regular Hulu. You’re looking at spending around $40 a month on it, but this does come with regular Hulu streaming bundled in the package. If you’re not sure about Hulu with Live TV, there is a free trial you can check out before signing up to make sure you enjoy the interface and are able to watch all of your favorite channels.

And like we already said, you can download the Hulu app to watch live TV on the Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and most other devices.

Buy it now: Hulu

DirecTV Now

DirecTV Now is another place you can watch live Fox News content. DirecTV Now is a streaming serviced that came about after AT&T bought the company, so there are chances that if you have an AT&T phone service, you’ll be able to get added discounts if you sign up for DirecTV Now. You’ll have to consult your own account to find out.

Watching Fox News on DirecTV Now is particular nice because Fox News is apart of the streaming service’s “Live a Little” package. This is their cheapest package, meaning you’re only going to be paying around $35 a month for a little over 60 channels, with Fox News being one of those.

Buy it now: DirecTV

YouTube TV

YouTube TV is another place you can watch Fox News’ live content. It’ll set you back $35 a month, but you’ll get Fox News as well as a bevy of other channels. The only downside is that YouTube TV is available on a limited amount of devices — you won’t be able to watch it on the Roku or Fire TV.

If you want YouTube TV, you’ll need the Google Chromecast, a supported Android TV, an Xbox One or a support Samsung or LG Smart TV to get the YouTube TV app. Check it out for yourself below.

Buy it now: YouTube

Fubo TV

Next, you can also use a Fubo TV subscription to watch Fox News live online without cable. FuboTV is primarily geared towards sports lovers, providing a bevy of sports content-related channels to that group of viewership. FuboTV, however, does allow you to watch Fox News. Plans start at $45 per month. First-time subscribers get $10 off of the their first month, and there’s a one-week trial available.

Buy it now: Fubo TV

PlayStation Vue

Last up on our list is the PlayStation Vue. You’ll be able to watch all your Fox News content here, but do keep in mind that it will require a subscription to PlayStation Vue. For that, you’ll need to sign-up for their Access package, which costs $40 per month. A 5-day free trial is available for those that aren’t sure about this one.

Keep in mind that a PlayStation Vue subscription doesn’t require owning a PlayStation 4 console — you’re able to watch on your phone, your Roku, the Amazon Fire TV, the Apple TV and plenty of other devices. Get started below.

Buy it now: PlayStation

Fox News App

You can also use the Fox News app to watch it live online without cable! Popular belief says that you need a cable subscription to sign-in, and while that is true, you can also use one of the above services to sign-in. It still requires a subscription to one of those above services so that you can log into the Fox News app; however, that’s far cheaper than a cable subscription. That also means that you can easily watch Fox News, live, on the go, without having to load up one of these streaming platforms.

Get your Fox News app for free below.

Download it now: Google Play

Use someone’s cable login

Let’s face it, cable subscriptions are expensive. It’s a hard bill to swallow on a monthly basis. Depending on your package and channels purchased, you could easily be looking at over $100 per month. That’s why many have left cable subscriptions are using many of the services above.

However, what if you know someone that has a cable subscription, and is willing to let you use their login? That’s a great way that you can watch Fox News Live Online. You don’t have to have cable yourself to watch it, because you can just use someone else’s account. If you can obtain their login information, you can watch Fox News online.

To get started, obviously get that login information on hand. Then, you can head over to www.foxnews.com/go on your desktop or laptop. Alternatively, you can download the Fox News Go app on your phone. Then, you’ll just need to make a Fox News account, and sign in with a supported cable subscription package (the credentials you obtained earlier).

Contact your provider

If you don’t have Fox News on your streaming service or provider of choice, the best you can do is call them up and ask for them to bring the Fox News Channel (FNC) to the service. Outside of that and the options we showed you above, you may have to revert back to a cable subscription if Fox News is a must have in your home.

Verdict

As you can see, you can easily watch Fox News without a cable subscription. Any one of the services above will work phenomenally for you, although we recommend shying away from YouTube TV due to the limited amount of devices it’s available on.

How To Watch Discovery Channel Live Online Without Cable

Don’t want to ditch the Discovery channel in your cable-cutting journey? If it’s one of the few channels you watch, it’s difficult to justify hanging onto it for what the cost of a cable subscription is, not to mention the dreaded contracts. Luckily, if you decide to nix the cable subscription, you can start looking at streaming services and streaming devices to replace channels like Discovery. And in this scenario, you have a couple of great cost-saving options that aren’t going to lock you into a contract.

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If you’re interested in keeping the Discovery channel in your lineup, follow along below and we’ll show you how!

Fire TV and Roku Ultra

If you’re unfamiliar with Fire TV or Roku Ultra, these are well-supported streaming devices that can turn any non-Smart TV into a Smart TV. Not only that, but if your Smart TV has little support (i.e. very few apps that you can download), the Fire TV and Roku Ultra are great options to fix that as well. They’re always gaining new channels and apps you can download, too.

And of course, you can find the DiscoveryGO app on both Amazon’s Fire TV and the Roku Ultra, allowing you to watch all of your favorite shows from the comfort of your streaming device. Do keep in mind that it can be hit or miss as to what shows you can stream live and what you can’t — some of the series that Discovery has are considered available for on-demand viewing only, but then there’s others that you can stream live.

Either way, if you’re interested in checking it out, you can pick up one of the streaming devices at the links below to get started.

Buy it now: Amazon (Fire TV)
Buy it now: Amazon (Roku)

DirecTV Now

If you don’t want to pick up an Amazon Fire TV or Roku Ultra device, you do have a couple of options for streaming on streaming services. Unfortunately, contracts are far and few between, so there’s only a couple places you’re going to be able to stream Discovery content live online, and the first of those is AT&T’s DirecTV Now.

If you’re interested in streaming Discovery on DirecTV Now, all you have to do is sign-up for their “Live a Little” package, DirecTV Now’s lowest tier. The subscription starts at $35/month (comes with 60+ channels, including Discovery) with no contracts; however, if you prepay for a few months in advance, DirecTV Now will give you a free Fire TV or even a free Apple TV.

That $35 a month is a whole lot cheaper than any cable subscription out there, but if you’re not sure about that price, DirecTV Now will give you a free trial to check out what they offer first.

Buy it now: DirecTV Now

PlayStation Vue

The last place you’ll be able to stream the Discovery channel is on PlayStation Vue. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need a PlayStation to stream Vue — any device will do (Android phones, tablets, Smart TVs, streaming devices, etc).

The Discovery channel is part of PlayStation Vue’s “Access” package, which is the company’s lowest tier subscription. It’s a little pricier than DirecTV Now at $39.99 per month, and there’s no offers for free hardware, but you do get access to quite a few channels in addition to the Discovery channel. Of course, with it being $40 per month, that can be a hard subscription price to swallow, but do keep in mind, unlike cable subscriptions there are no contracts — you can cancel at anytime — and you can take PlayStation Vue for a test run with their 5-day free trial.

And, as an added bonus, since PlayStation Vue is available on all of the popular mobile platforms, you can watch live TV on the go — all you have to do is download the app, login to your Vue account, and start streaming your favorite TV show — it’s perfect for travelers!

Get started at the link below.

Buy it now: PlayStation

Verdict

So, what should you choose? It all depends on what value you’re looking for — if you’re in the market for a Fire TV or Apple TV, we recommend signing up with DirecTV Now so that you can get either of those for free. If you’re not, the PlayStation Vue is a good choice with how widely accessible it is across devices, and it’s ever-increasing channel lineup. Or, if you don’t want multiple channels and just want the Discovery channel, picking up a Fire TV or Roku Ultra would be your best route, and then paying for that channel individually.

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How To Watch The Big Bang Theory Live Online Without Cable

The Big Bang Theory might be one of the most popular TV shows out there right now, but similar to NCIS, cord cutters might be slightly disappointed. The Big Bang Theory airs on CBS, but CBS has poor support on streaming services. Unfortunately, you’re just not going to be able to find it in any of the Sling TV packages, nor are you going to be able to watch on AT&T’s DirecTV Now; however, there are still a few (relatively inexpensive) options available to you.

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AmazonFire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice RemoteBuy on Amazon|$38.62(Price as of 02/20/2019 06:31 ET)
RokuRoku Ultra | 4K/HDR/HD Streaming PlayerBuy on Amazon|$84.95(Price as of 02/20/2019 06:31 ET)

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If you want to cut the cable subscription, but don’t want to give up The Big Bang Theory, follow along below and we’ll show you the best places where you can still watch it live online.

Amazon and Roku Streaming

Normally, Fire TV and Roku doesn’t have a lot of good support for individual channels, but in this case, CBS offers its All Access app on both the Fire TV and Roku. It’ll cost you around $5.99 per month (plus the cost of the streaming hardware if you don’t already have it), but you’ll be able to watch The Big Bang Theory live, as well as any of your other favorite CBS shows.

If you missed any in-season shows already, fear not! With CBS All Access, you can go back through and catch up on what you already missed, as CBS offers video on-demand versions of its popular TV shows.

Buy it now: Amazon (Fire TV)
Buy it now: Amazon (Roku)

Hulu with Live TV

If you already have Hulu, you’ll be excited to hear that you can watch The Big Bang Theory with their “with Live TV” package. Hulu recently added this to their lineup, allowing you to watch live TV on your smartphone, tablet, Smart TV, etc. As long as you have an active with Live TV subscription, you’ll be able to watch live TV online anywhere you are, including The Big Bang Theory.

Hulu with Live TV costs around $39.99 per month, bringing you endless options for Live TV. In addition to that, you get access to Hulu’s video on-demand library, too. So, really, you’re paying around $29.99 per month if you include that in the price. Not sure about the price? Hulu offers a with Live TV free trial you can take for a spin.

Get started at the link below.

Buy it now: Hulu

YouTube TV

Another place you can watch The Big Bang Theory is on YouTube TV. Google was able to secure a deal with CBS, and it’s just a little cheaper than Hulu with Live TV. It costs $34.99 per month, but YouTube TV does offer a free trial for those that aren’t sure about it right off the bat. The downside: YouTube TV has frequent blackouts, so the chances of you not being able to watch The Big Bang Theory due to downtime is actually pretty high.

Still, you can give it a shot and see what it’s all about at the link below.

Buy it now: YouTube

PlayStation Vue

You can watch CBS content on PlayStation Vue, but ever since Vue went nationwide, watching live content from a handful of networks, including CBS, has become impossible. That ability might come back at a later date, but for now, CBS will allow you to watch episodes 24-hours after they air over on PlayStation Vue. So, you won’t be able to catch The Big Bang Theory live, but you’ll at least be able to stream in-season episodes not long after they air.

You can get started with the PlayStation Vue “Access” package, which costs $39.99 per month. Just like all of the other services on this list, if you’re not sure about it, Sony will give you the ability to sign-up for a free trial to see if you like it (you can actually sign-up for a free trial all the way up to its highest tier package).

Get started at the link below.

Buy it now: PlayStation

Verdict

As you can see, there aren’t a whole lot of options to watch The Big Bang Theory live online without cable, but you do have a few. The options from streaming services are rather pricey, but aren’t bad when you factor in all of the other options you’re getting. The most economical option out there would be to pick up a streaming device — like the Roku Ultra or Fire TV — and sign-up for the CBS All Access subscription.

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AmazonFire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice RemoteBuy on Amazon|$38.62(Price as of 02/20/2019 06:31 ET)
RokuRoku Ultra | 4K/HDR/HD Streaming PlayerBuy on Amazon|$84.95(Price as of 02/20/2019 06:31 ET)

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How To Watch MSNBC Live Online Without Cable

Finally let go of your cable or satellite TV subscription, but are wondering how to watch some of your favorite channels without it? Well, you’re in luck! It’s never been easier to watch live TV without a contract or subscription to the big cable companies out there. Nowadays, you can sign up for a cheap streaming service to watch your favorite channels or simply pick up a streaming device, such as the Fire TV Stick.

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Follow along below, and we’ll show you how easy it is to watch MSNBC without a silly two-year contract with a big cable company.

Streaming Hardware

Before we show you the many streaming services available for MSNBC, there’s a few hardware related options working at as well. For example, the Roku Ultra is a great option because it has MSNBC available as a dedicated channel.

Similarly, Amazon offers a dedicated MSNBC channel on the Fire Stick and Fire TV. Do keep in mind that you may need a separate account with MSNBC to be able to “log in” to view live TV from that specific channel.

Buy it now: Amazon (Fire TV)
Buy it now: Amazon (Roku Ultra)

SlingTV

SlingTV is one of the best options for cord cutters, offering a la carte channels. There’s a few popular options they don’t have, such as Fox News, but SlingTV will enable customers to take MSNBC for a spin in one of their packages. MSNBC is actually in their “News Extra” package, which costs a meager $5 per month. Keep in mind that you may need a “core” service to purchase the News Extra addon. For example, you might need to already be subscribed to the Sling Blue package to add extras to your service.

Check it out for yourself below.

Buy it now: Sling

DirecTV Now

If you’re not familiar with DirecTV Now, it’s AT&T’s new live TV streaming service. It had a bit of a rocky start, but it’s an all around solid service. They offer access to all of your favorite news channels as well, including MSNBC. To get access to these channels, you’ll need to be signed up for DirecTV Now’s “Live a Little” package, which starts at $35 per month.

The downside to DirecTV Now is that it isn’t necessarily a la carte like Sling TV, so you’re not able to get as cheap of a service.

Buy it now: DirecTV Now

Hulu

A lot of regular video streaming providers are trying to heavily compete against the big cable and satellite TV companies. One of those is Hulu, offering a new service called Hulu TV. If you sign up for Hulu with Live TV, you’ll get access to MSNBC as well as a ton of other news channels. You can watch them live or on-demand.

Hulu with Live TV will cost you $40 per month, but as part of that package, you get the regular Hulu streaming package bundled in, so you can still watch your favorite shows that aren’t streaming any longer. Check it out below.

Buy it now: Hulu

YouTube TV

YouTube TV offers access to MSNBC as part of their $35 per month subscription. However, it can be difficult to access. YouTube TV ever since it launched has been plagued with issues, such as lengthy outages. YouTube TV also highly depends on what “market” you’re in to play content from MSNBC and similar channels.

If you want to give it a shot, YouTube TV does offer a free trial before charging you that $35 per month price point.

Buy it now: YouTube

PlayStation Vue

Don’t let the name fool you, PlayStation Vue is Sony’s very own live TV streaming service, and it doesn’t require access to a console like the PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 3. It functions similarly to the other services on this list, allowing you to download the PlayStation Vue app on whatever smart device you have. And then, from the app, you can seamlessly watch TV. PlayStation Vue actually works with a ton of different devices, including the Fire TV and Roku.

Just like the other services we mentioned on this list, PlayStation Vue offers access to a bevy of news channels. To get access to MSNBC specifically, you’ll need to sign up for the “Access” tier within PlayStation Vue, which will run you $40 per month. It comes with tons of other channels as well.

Sign up at the link below.

Buy it now: PlayStation

Verdict

One downside to cable, satellite and cord cutting streaming TV services is that your channel availability all depends on what “market” or region you live in. This is because of contracts and a lot of red tape around these channels. That said. be sure to check out these service’s free trials to make sure they work in your area.

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How To Watch USA Network Live Online Without Cable

Ditching the cable companies that have been around for ages is becoming more and more popular, and with good reason. While they may offer 1500 channels, I’m sure you’re familiar with there being nothing on that you actually want to watch, or you stick to maybe 3 of those channels. With nothing good on and ridiculously high prices, it’s no wonder people are saying goodbye to cable and in turn are subscribing to services like Netflix or Hulu.

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But even with services like Netflix and Hulu, there may still be some channels you miss or wish you could get. For us, one of those networks is USA, where you can watch the current winter Olympics or keep up with the classics such as Psych, NCIS, Chicago P.D., and a whole host of other great programs.

Follow along below, and we’ll show you where you can get the USA Network without the cable subscription.

Hardware

The Roku is one of the original streaming devices, and that’s really why we love it so much. Not only are they one of the first, but they do also do it right. They keep the pricing low (starting at $29.99, with no monthly fees), and the set up is a breeze. The USA Network recently came to the Roku as well, so you’ll be able to watch all of your favorite USA content here.

In addition, Fire TV has been around for a few years, but it’s a great option when you’re looking for an optimal streaming device, because it allows you to do so much. You’ll have access to a ton of free channels, as well as pay-for ones (such as USA).

Buy it now: Amazon (Fire TV)
Buy it now: Amazon (Roku)

SlingTV

SlingTV is a streaming service that offers the USA network, with a ton of other options. This is by far the streaming service we recommend the most. Why is that? Well, to explain, SlingTV’s motto is “a la carte TV.” That basically means that as we previously mentioned, you—pick—the—channels. After years of classic cable TV trying to reel us in and yet boring us with their endless channels, streaming services like SlingTV really are the way to go, because what you watch is in your hands! As our culture is shifting from never-enough to becoming more minimalistic, SlingTV has recognized the need for TV that’s not overwhelming, but exactly what people want. If you haven’t already been able to tell, we can’t recommend this enough.

Buy it now: Sling

YouTube TV

YouTube TV may be another good option to consider as well. It carries the USA network as one of their more popular channels, and offers local channels. One thing that may be a disadvantage to some, though, is that it is $40 a month. This is double the basic cost for SlingTV, and may not be worth it for some. For others, the DVR capabilities and amount of user profiles may be worth it in the long run.

Buy it now: YouTube

DirecTV Now

You can also find the USA Network on DirecTV Now is part of the “Live a Little” streaming package. This can be had for as little as $35 per month. You can also check out prepay options, which give you the option to get free streaming hardware, such as the Apple TV or Fire TV. Live a Little, in addition to USA Network, will give you a ton of other channel varieties, too. Get started with a free trial below.

Buy it now: DirecTV Now

PlayStation Vue

The USA Network is available on PlayStation Vue, too. You can get it within its “Access” package, which starts out at $35 per month. You don’t have to have a PlayStation to watch Vue either, you can watch it on your Android devices just fine, as well as a Smart TV or streaming hardware. The Access subscription will cost you $35 per month, but you can get started with a free trial to make sure you like it.

Buy it now: PlayStation

Hulu

Lastly, Hulu will allow you to watch USA live online without cable, too. This is part of their new “With Live TV” package, which costs $40 per month. You’ll be able to watch USA, and plenty of other great live channels as well. As part of the $40 per month, you do still get access to Hulu’s wide streaming library, too.

Buy it now: Hulu

Verdict

As you can see, there are a lot of great options to get access to the USA network without cable. While it may be hard to decide how you want to go about it, the best part is that with streaming services, you’re not tied to anything, and you can quit at any time, no strings attached.

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How To Watch TBS Network Live Online Without Cable

These days, cable seems to be more trouble than what it’s worth. Not only do you get a bunch of TV that you don’t want to watch, but you’re also probably familiar with it costing an arm and a leg. Between the monthly fees, equipment costs, and surprise fees (Happy holidays and good news! We’re tacking an extra $5 on to your bill!), it’s just a hassle. And what about those channels that you actually care about, like TBS? Oh, you want that? Well a package change will be another $25,

please. . .

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If that sounds like you, then I have great news for you. You can get favorites like TBS without cable, and for a much lower price depending on what you decide to go with. All you need is a streaming device and a streaming service, and you’ll be good to go. So today, we’re going to share with you our top picks.

Streaming Devices

First, you’ll need to invest in a streaming device. This is what will run your streaming service (which we’ll cover later). Setting up devices not your thing? With these streaming devices, there’s nothing to worry about, because they’re extremely simple to install. With just a cord here and a plug there, you’ll be on your way to watching your favorite channels in no time.

Fire TV

Fire TV

The Fire TV stick by Amazon is a great choice for a streaming device. It runs at about $40, and once you buy it, it’s yours. As I previously mentioned, it’s easy to set up, especially if you just keep your eye on one step at a time. With Fire TV, you’ll be able to access all of your streaming services, as well as some fun games we all know and love (Candy Crush, anyone?).

Buy it now: Amazon (Fire TV)

Roku

Roku is another one of our favorites. To set up, you’re going to turn on the device, plug it in, connect it to the internet, activate it with a Roku account and you’re all set. With Roku, you can access all your streaming services, and you actually have 3 different options when it comes to the device itself: Roku Express, Roku Ultra, and Roku TV.

Buy it now: Amazon (Roku)

Streaming Services

Now here’s how you’re going to get access your favorite channels: through a streaming service. Depending on the package that you choose, some cost more than others, but typically it will come out cheaper than your cable bill, since you’re not paying for hundreds of channels you never watch anyway. Looking for the TBS Network specifically? You’ll be able to find it with all the services listed below.

SlingTV

SlingTV is our first pick, because it’s so customizable. When you’re picking out a package with Sling, you’ll get something as a base, and then get to add certain “extras” onto that for extremely cheap. From categories like kids, comedy, and sports, your customization options are limitless with Sling. Sling has the TBS Network available on both the Orange and Blue subscription. You can start watching for just $20 per month, and if you’re not sure, be sure to check it out for free first — Sling offers a 7-day free trial.

Buy it now: Sling TV

Hulu with Live TV

Contrary to popular belief, Hulu is not just a streaming service for shows that have already released. You can also get Hulu with live TV, including the TBS Network. It runs about $40 a month, but you’ll get access to DVR, 2 allotted screens at a time, all of Hulu with limited commercials, and availability on basically all popular streaming devices. And, of course, you’ll be able to stream TBS.

Buy it now: Hulu

DirecTV Now

DirectTV is well-known for being a cable hassle, but with DirectTV Now, you can actually say goodbye to cable and just get the streaming service. While you don’t get to hand-pick every channel (some you will have to move up in package for), they do have quite a few options. If you’re looking for the TBS Network, you’ll find it in their least costly package, “Live a LIttle,” which offers just over 60 channels for $35 a month.

Buy it now: DirecTV Now

PlayStation Vue

If you’ve got a PlayStation and pay for PlayStation Vue, then you can forego a traditional streaming device altogether and just stream off of your PS4. It’s on the pricier side, with the highest package being $75 a month, but the good news is that for the TBS Network, you’ll only need the lowest-priced option, Access, which is $40 per month.

Buy it now: PlayStation Vue

Verdict

Whatever option you decide to go with, we hope you found this article helpful and you feel more confident in saying goodbye to cable for good. Cutting cable doesn’t have to mean giving up all the shows and channels you know and love— it just means switching over to a simpler, more cost-efficient model that works for you and your family.

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Best Buy offering Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick and the Echo at discounted prices

Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo

Best Buy is now offering a cool promo on the Amazon Echo, the Fire TV as well as the Fire TV Stick. This appears to be a limited period deal, although the retailer hasn’t mentioned an expiration date for the deal.

The discounted prices are listed below:

Amazon Fire TV – $69.99 (down from $99.99)

Amazon Fire TV Stick – $24.99 (down from $39.99)

Amazon Echo – $129.99 (down from $179.99)

As you can see, customers stand to save a lot more with the Amazon Echo. If you’re not aware of the product yet, well, the Amazon Echo is a smart home assistant that can perform menial (and complicated tasks) for you without having to be near your phone or tablet. It has a series of microphones which makes it very aware of its surroundings. Based on the highly-acclaimed Alexa voice assistant, this is one of the best home assistants going around.

As for the Fire TV, it’s basically Amazon’s version of the Apple TV and Android TV, but without any of the Android apps/services (even though it runs Android). The Fire TV Stick is essentially a miniaturized version of that and can connect to any TV monitor granted it has HDMI support on board.

Head over to Best Buy’s pages below for more details.

Amazon Echo

Amazon Fire TV

Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon updating the Fire TV with a bevy of new features soon

Fire TV

Fire TV

Amazon’s #FireTV is one of the best home entertain consoles out there, fighting it out in the market with the likes of Apple TV, Roku and a bunch of Android TV offerings. While the Fire TV received support for Alexa voice commands a couple of months ago, it is now getting smarter thanks to a new update.

Amazon has announced that 59 new apps will now support Alexa voice commands, letting you launch them with just your voice. Further, the update now brings the ability to stream 4K UHD videos from YouTube. So overall, this seems like a power packed update. It should be rolling out in the next few weeks according to the company.

Here’s the full changelog for your perusal:

  • Launch apps using Alexa—Say “Open HBO Now” or “Launch Hulu” into the Fire TV Voice Remote to instantly open the app
  • Play Amazon Video and Add-On Subscription content from Starz, Showtime, and more using Alexa—Say “Play Interstellar,” or “Watch Veep” and get even easier access to your favorite TV shows and movies
  • Find local movie show times via Alexa—Ask “What movies are playing nearby?” or “Where is The Jungle Book playing?” to find out what movies are playing in theatres near you or specific movie times
  • YouTube 4K Ultra HD—Access YouTube’s full 4K library via the YouTube.com app on Amazon Fire TV when connected to a UHD-compatible TV
  • Search for local businesses and restaurants using Alexa—Ask “What Mexican restaurants are nearby?” to find restaurants around you or ask “What time does the nearest bank close?” to get convenient information on businesses nearby
  • Access Kindle e-books via Alexa—Say “Read The Nightingale” to listen to text-to-speech enabled books from your Kindle library through Amazon Fire TV

Source: Amazon

Amazon updates first-gen Fire TV with Alexa voice assistant

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While Amazon’s popular new #FireTV comes with #Alexa voice assistant, the feature is sadly missing from the older gen hardware. That’s all set to change now though with the first gen Fire TV getting an update containing the Alexa voice assistant on board.

The feature is making its way to the devices with the Fire OS 5.0.5 update that is currently being sent out to the first gen machine. Users are advised to wait patiently for the update as not all devices might see it right away. In any case, it should be relieving enough for the customers to know that Amazon hasn’t forgotten them and is bringing the goodness of Alexa to them as well.

Alexa is essentially Amazon’s version of a home voice assistant and brings a wide range of functions to the table, thanks to its always-on microphones. Make sure you sound off in the comments section below if you’re already seeing an update with Alexa on your Fire TV.

Source: AFTV News

Via: Engadget

[Deal] 2nd gen Amazon Fire TV with 4K streaming for $85 ($15 off)

Amazon Fire TV

Fire TV

The 2nd gen #Amazon #FireTV can be now yours for a miserly $84.99, which is a $15 discount on the standard asking price and effectively a 15% discount. Bear in mind that this set top box comes with support for 4K video streaming (something that’s lacking on the new-gen Apple TV, in case you’re wondering), which should put this high up in your list of devices to get for a home entertainment setup.

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Since Amazon is the sole seller of the item, you can get Prime shipping on the product as well to have the device on your doorsteps in no time. The Fire TV originally broke cover for $99.99, which gave it a significant leg up over the competition, with the 4K streaming support simply being the icing on the cake.

Amazon’s listing doesn’t mention if this is a limited period promotion, so we’re not sure if the deal will expire anytime soon. In any case, we’re hopeful that it will last over the weekend, so users should have plenty of time to make up their mind. Users are covered as far as apps and content are concerned as Amazon has plenty to offer in that area as well.

[Deal] $25 off on the Amazon Fire TV Gaming Edition

Fire TV

Fire TV

You can now get the #Amazon #FireTV Gaming Edition with a smooth $25 discount, which brings the price down to just $114.99. The pricing seems to be valid until the end of the Holidays, although you might want to reserve your unit right away in order to get it in time.

The Fire TV Gaming Edition comes with the standard Fire TV plus a gaming controller, letting you leverage the vast amount of gaming content on offer from the Amazon Appstore. It’s not as content rich as the Google Play Store obviously, but customers will find plenty of content there that should fit their gaming needs pretty well.

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The Fire TV Gaming Edition also comes with a 32GB microSD card plus two games preinstalled, which should make the deal even sweeter. The Fire TV is Amazon’s answer to the Android TV as well as the Apple TV consoles and one would say that Amazon has done fairly well for itself given that the console is running on a parallel ecosystem compared to conventional Android and iOS.

[Deal] Amazon Fire TV and tablets discounted for Black Friday

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Amazon Fire TV

#Amazon has officially announced its Black Friday promotions where it is offering devices like the #FireTV, #FireTVStick, Fire HD 6 as well as the 7 inch Fire tablet on the cheap. It’s good to know that the world’s largest e-commerce retailer has thrown its hat in the ring for Black Friday. Some of these deals are only available till the 28th of November, which is a day after Black Friday, so make sure you proceed with haste if you’re interested in snatching them up.

The retailer is also including the Kindle e-book readers in this deal, which is also worth a look if you’re looking for a budget friendly e-book reader. Customers stand to save quite a lot with the Kindle for Kids bundle as the product is going with a 50% discount. Check out the list below for a better idea of what’s cheaper and by how much.

Amazon Fire TV Stick w/ standard remote – $24.99 ($15 discount)
Amazon Fire TV Stick w/ voice remote – $34.99 ($15)
Amazon Fire TV – $74.99, ($25 discount)
Fire, 7-inch, 8 GB, with Special Offers – $34.99 ($15 discount)
Fire HD 6, 8 GB –with Special Offers – $69.99 ($30 discount)
Kindle w/ Special Offers – $49.99 ($30 discount)
Kindle Paperwhite w/ Special Offers – $99.99 ($20 discount)
Kindle for Kids Bundle with the latest Kindle – $69.99 ($69.68 discount)

Latest model of the Amazon Fire TV with 4K support now shipping to customers

Amazon Fire TV

Amazon Fire TV

#Amazon announced the new-gen #FireTV console less than three weeks ago. The device is now shipping out to customers who pre-ordered the device, so expect to have it at your doorsteps by today or tomorrow depending on the kind of delivery you have chosen.

If you didn’t pre-order the device, you can get it now for $99.99 with one day shipping currently available. As for the features, the Fire TV is easily the best home set-top-box available in the market today and supports 4K streaming out of the box, something that is missing from most contemporaries out there.

Amazon is also offering a gaming edition Fire TV, which will come with a controller and cost you about $40 more. Overall, it’s all very good value and you can’t go wrong with either model. The new Fire TV also comes with the smart and innovative Alexa voice assistant. This is also seen on the Amazon Echo which is basically a voice command centric device.

Source: Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV (Gaming Edition)

Amazon unveils second gen Fire TV with 4K streaming support and Alexa

Fire TV

Fire TV

#Amazon unveiled the Fire HD, Fire and Fire Kids Edition tablets earlier today. Well, the company also took the time to take the wraps off the second generation Fire TV streaming stick, which finally introduces support for 4K video streaming, something that’s lacking in the recently launched Apple TV refresh.

In addition to featuring 4K streaming support, the second gen Fire TV also comes with the company’s Alexa virtual assistant built-in, which means you can get all your queries answered by simply using the remote that comes along with it.

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The 2nd gen Fire TV comes with a MediaTek made quad core processor,  2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. The new Fire TV is already up for pre-order today and will be officially available for purchase sometime after October 5.

Pricing has been set at just $99.99 and adding an extra $40 will fetch you a gaming controller, a 32GB microSD card and two playable games (Disney’s Ducktales and Yacht Club’s Shovel Knight).

Interested in the Fire TV? You can pre-order it from the link below.

Source: Amazon, Press Release