CBS blacked out on your TV? Get free HD channels using an antenna

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Are you missing your favorite shows on CBS because of the Time Warner Cable and DIRECTV disputes? Try using an antenna to get the local channels free over-the-air. All you need is a TV with a…

Samsung confirms acquisition of Boxee

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Samsung has confirmed the acquisition of Boxee this afternoon, raising eyebrows and questions about what the South Korean-based electronics giant will do with the smaller hardware/software startup company. Both Engadget and TechCrunch broke the news this…

Home Depot selling Winegard antennas for free HD channels

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Home Depot is now selling Winegard brand TV antennas that are capable of capturing free over-the-air (OTA) HD channels. The store is stocking both an indoor and outdoor model, each of which retail for $39.99. The…

Watch local TV live on iPad & iPhone

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Want to watch local TV on your iPad for free? Elgato recently released the EyeTV Mobile TV tuner for Apple iPad and iPhone, which lets you watch live TV over-the-air for free. In case any one…

Boxee TV: A New Device for Cord Cutters

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Boxee, Inc. made a major announcement regarding their new focus: television. More to the point, unlimited recording of basic TV channels via a new Boxee TV set-top device.

HDTV over the air – What do you need?

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There seems to be a lot of interest these days in getting high-definition television and movies over-the- air. This page will tell you what you need to get started to get HD programming and movies in your home or office using just an antenna — no cable or satellite service required.

Boxee Live TV USB tuner to ship Jan. 2012

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Boxee has starting taking pre-orders a USB dongle that’ll allow you to watch live TV over-the-air. The USB-connecting device looks like other DTV tuners such as the Pinnacle PCTV and the Elgato Eye TV, with a male USB connector on one side and female coaxial cable connector for your antenna on the other.

Cut the cord and go with Free TV Over-the-Air?

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Thinking of “cutting the cord?” Or maybe you already have? With plenty of options out there between Hulu, Netflix, and other internet services it’s a lot easier to get the programming you want without having to…

Boxee Box to support live TV over-the-air

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Boxee Box’s upcoming 1.5 software update will apparently support live TV tuning via a special USB dongle. The dongle will capture over-the-air local broadcasts from networks such as NBC and FOX, allowing you to watch digital…

Getting HD channels without a cable box

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While the CEA would love for over-the-air television signals to end in favor of viewers having to pay for service, the National Association of Broadcasters is still on the consumer’s side, arguing that the percentage of homes tuning into OTA signals is currently over 14-percent* and still growing. Still, many HDTV owners aren’t aware of the DTV spectrum which provides free over-the-air standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) channels from local broadcasters. So how do you get HD channels without a cable box?

How do I find HD channels in my area?

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The question I still get quite often is “How do I find HD channels in my area?” To find HD channels in your local area you can use the website AntennaWeb.org or the government’s DTV Reception…

Primetime broadcasts tonight in HD

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Here’s what’s on tonight, Thursday, November 4 in primetime over-the-air HD. 8:00 PM The Big Bang Theory (HD, New, Comedy) CBS The Vampire Diaries (HD, New, Drama) CW

Getting free HD channels over-the-air

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Getting HD channels for free is not rocket science. And, it has nothing to do with an illegal cable hook-up that your neighbor can set up for fifty bucks. Television, in case anyone forgot, is actually…

Mobile DTV to emerge in 2010

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One of the highlights of CES 2010 was the hype about local broadcasts “going mobile” and essentially creating a new bandwidth for video delivery to smaller sized devices including cellphones, portable televisions and automotive displays. The…

Getting free HD channels

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Did you know you don’t have to subscribe to cable, satellite, fiber-optic or IPTV services to get HD channels? A limited number of high-definition channels are available over-the-air for free, you just need an antenna and…

DTV tips – getting better HD over-the-air

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As we enter the first weekend in the U.S. without analog television signals, you may be having some trouble getting good DTV reception or receiving certain channels. Here are a few tips to help you get…

Getting HD channels over the air, what you need to know

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From time to time we publish an article about getting digital channels, even High Definition (HD) channels over-the-air. These channels are free-of-charge just as the analog channels you now receive, except there are plenty of benefits….

HD options for the poor man

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If you haven’t been able to afford an HDTV, or don’t want to pay service providers a monthly fee for high definition television, here are a few alternative options to watch HD content that won’t break…

How to get HD channels over-the-air

You’ve seen that commercial for the DTV transition right? Well, they don’t mention the best part about digital transmissions. You can get free HD (High Definition) digital broadcasts over-the-air. Not only that, you can get multi-channels…

Some DTV converter boxes are no longer available

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The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has recently updated the list of coupon eligible DTV converters that are NO LONGER available. If you would like to see a list of the currently available NTIA-approved CECBs…