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Cord Cutting For Dummies

McFedries, Paul


1. Auflage Juli 2021
224 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-80093-4
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Cut the cable television cord and cut your monthly bills

Are you one of those people who have 500 television channels to choose from and you can never find anything to watch? Maybe it's time to cut the cable cord and take full control of what's on your television. All you need to get started with this popular money saving strategy is an Internet connection, a device to stream to, and the advice in this book.

With Cord Cutting For Dummies, you go from evaluating if cord cutting is the right choice for your budget to acquiring the technology to get the programming you actually want. You'll discover the technology you need for streaming, select the service or services that fit your needs, and make the components of your setup work together--all within your budget. Cord Cutting For Dummies offers the steps to going from wired to wireless, including:
* Deciding if you need to upgrade your Wi-Fi equipment and service.
* Evaluating your current devices.
* Adding a smart TV to the mix.
* Choosing the best streaming services for you--including some free options

When you're ready to untether yourself from the cable or satellite, Cord Cutting For Dummies shows you, step by step, how to break free. Pick up a copy and you'll be watching your favorite movie or TV show in no time!

Introduction 1

Part 1: Some Cord-Cutting Basics 5

Chapter 1: Why Cut the Cord? 7

Chapter 2: Snip, Snip Your 7-Step Plan to Going Cord-Free 23

Part 2: Cord Cutting Made Easy with Over-the-Air TV 37

Chapter 3: Understanding Over-the-Air TV 39

Chapter 4: Choosing and Setting Up OTA Hardware 57

Chapter 5: Watching Over-the-Air and Live TV 83

Part 3: Cable-Free Viewing with Streaming Services 97

Chapter 6: The Hardware You Need for Streaming 99

Chapter 7: Getting Your Internet Access Ready for Streaming 117

Chapter 8: Checking Out Free Streaming Services 135

Chapter 9: Checking Out Paid Streaming Services 149

Part 4: The Part of Tens 167

Chapter 10: Ten Ways to Save Money in a Cord-Free World 169

Chapter 11: Ten Tips for Troubleshooting Streaming Woes 179

Glossary 193

Index 203
Paul McFedries is a technical writer who has been authoring computer books since 1991 and has over 100 books to his credit. These books include Alexa For Dummies and Amazon Fire TV For Dummies. You can visit Paul on the web at