Stay away from DirecTv Now, it’s a trap!

On December 22, I signed up for DirecTv Now, the new streaming TV service offered by AT&T. I signed up for the “Go Big” package, normally $70 per month, but currently $35 per month for as long as I keep my DirecTv Now account. I also paid $5 extra a month for HBO. My monthly … Continue reading “Stay away from DirecTv Now, it’s a trap!”

Funimation Roku app will not allow streaming of TV-MA programming

Funimation‘s Roku app, FunimationNow (version 1.0 build 110) will not allow me to stream TV-MA rated content. I can watch such content on my computer and on my Xbox One, but not on any of my Roku devices. When I try to watch a show that’s rated TV-MA, I see a blue screen with the words, … Continue reading “Funimation Roku app will not allow streaming of TV-MA programming”

Goodbye Dish, I’m cutting the cord

We currently get TV through Dish. To save money we have the cheapest plan they offer, the Flex Pack. The base price for the Flex Pack is $34.99. It’s limited in what it offers. For instance, it includes CNN, but not MSNBC or Fox News. It also doesn’t include any local channels. For that, it costs an … Continue reading “Goodbye Dish, I’m cutting the cord”