Based on feedback from our readers, we will no longer be updating Cut the Cord, Ditch the Dish and Take Back Control of Your TV and instead have written a new book, designed to be more useful and less of an encyclopedia. The new book (The Budgeteers' Guide to 21st
TV stations can now start transmitting ATSC 3.0 broadcasts, and the US enters a new era in television.
Updated the Casting section in chapter 4 to reflect Google's merging of the Chromecast app into the Google Home app. Updated the Roku section to include the Direct TV Now channel. Updated DVR sections to reflect that SimpleTV have gone away. Added the Tablo TV USB adapter for the NVidia
Tidied the networked DVR sections to reflect changes in the offerings from manufacturers. This includes the new TabloTV Dual DVR and changes to the TiVO Roamio, Channel Master and SiliconDust DVR products. Updated the Mythbuntu chapters to reflect that Mythbuntu as a separate Linux distribution has ceased to exist. Many
From Linux Journal's June 2017 print edition... Prospective TV cable-cutters, even those with technical abilities, often are flummoxed in the face of choosing between all of the content options and new technologies available. Reliable sources of complete and neutral information in this space are hard to find, and the fun