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Julia Mattera

Julia serves as a marketing copywriter for Jasco. After years of working in higher education communications and marketing, she now enjoys developing consumer-focused product descriptions, easy-to-follow instructional guides, video scripts and blog posts to help educate others about the benefits of Jasco’s consumer electronics. During her off hours, Julia loves to spend time with her family and friends, photograph nature, stream her favorite shows – both old and new, and collect unique marbles. She is a mom of two wonderful kids and a loveable 130lb. St. Bernard/Shepherd mix who, despite his size, still likes to sit on her lap.

Recent Posts

How to Cut the Cord in 3 Easy Steps

Posted November 8, 2019 at 11:32 AM

Dreaming of cutting the cord but don’t know where to start? These three simple steps will help you determine if cord-cutting is the best value for you, what options are available and what equipment you’ll need for success. 

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Topics: How To, Cutting the Cord

Cozy Up to the Softer Side of Technology

Posted October 3, 2019 at 09:39 AM

For decades, technology has primarily focused on function and forward-thinking design that looks sleek, high-tech and futuristic rather than warm, friendly and relatable. However, aesthetically pleasing fabric-covered tech is making its way into mainstream life as tech companies are focusing on the softer side of technology.

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Topics: Insider, Around the Home

How to Make the Most Out of the Cord-cutting Trend

Posted August 30, 2019 at 10:06 AM

Cord cutters come in all types and number in the tens of millions, and although this trend began less than a decade ago, it continues to soar in the U.S. If it maintains its upward trajectory, an estimated 51 million people will cut the cord by 2021. Whether you’re a seasoned cord-cutter or are considering it as a great way to streamline your budget and customize your entertainment choices, there are a growing number of ways to get the most out of your decision to ditch cable.

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Topics: Around the Home, Cutting the Cord

Get the Most Out of Free TV | Plan to Rescan: Part Two.

Posted July 11, 2019 at 01:25 PM

If you’re one of the 33 million cord-cutters and you rely on a TV antenna for local programming, or if you simply use an antenna as a backup for potential cable or satellite outages, then you should plan to rescan. Antenna users typically have access to more than 30 free over-the-air channels. Larger metro areas could have up to 100!

As channels change frequencies or are added to the airwaves, a quick channel scan can easily capture those updates and keep you from missing out on the best in free TV.

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Topics: News, Cutting the Cord

Ask the Experts: Universal Remotes Edition

Posted May 29, 2019 at 05:15 PM

Universal remotes can empower you to be the master of your entertainment universe by consolidating all your device remotes into one and placing ultimate control in the palm of your hand. So, whether you have a simple setup that includes a TV and one or two other devices, or a dedicated home theater room decked out with the latest audio/video equipment, our team of experts here at Jasco will address some of the top questions you may have about programming and troubleshooting universal remotes.

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Topics: Q&A

Take Charge of Your Power Cords and Beautify Your Space

Posted May 15, 2019 at 03:56 PM

When it’s time to declutter, reorganize and find what sparks joy, as Japanese organizing consultant Marie Kondo would say, we’ll leave the clothing, books and knick-knacks to you. However, when it comes to your electronics, we have some great ideas to help you spruce up your space, neatly organize power cords and cables, and create functional and protective power centers, so you can focus on what’s most important to you.

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Topics: Safety & Security, Power