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Cut the Cord? Watch Your Favorite TV Shows With an HD Antenna

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With the average cost of cable over $100/month and up to $1,200 a year - it's no wonder people everywhere are making the decision to ditch their cable plan and cut the cord. But to many, cutting the cord seems terrifying. How can you watch your favorite shows without cable? Can one honestly live without it? The answer is simple: yes you can, and you can do it easily! Getting your TV fix without cable is easier now than it has ever been. You can still watch TV without cable and catch any, and all, of the best shows by using:

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Topics: How To, Cutting the Cord

I Cut the Cord, Now Which Streaming Service Is Best for Me?

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You’re fed up with cable so you decided to cut the cord. Good for you! At first, you feel great about it. Then about a week later withdrawals start kicking in. You see all your friends on Facebook or Twitter talking about the Bachelor or the latest episode of This is Us. You resort to Netflix and turn on Friends even though you’ve already watched every episode 50 times. You act like you are happy, but you aren’t.

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Topics: Cutting the Cord

Want the Best TV Reception with an HD Antenna? Try these 9 Easy Steps

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Whether you have recently made the choice to cut the cord and enjoy free hi-definition over-the-air television or you made the decision long ago, here are a few tips to get you on your way to the best tv reception with an hd antenna.

1. Locate Local Broadcast Towers

Two free and easy to use tools for locating your local broadcast towers and comparing antenna reception are available on AntennaWeb and Jasco's own GE HDTV antenna page here. All you have to do is enter your address or zip code and you will be directed to a map showing which channels you can potentially receive in your area. This map will also show the direction and distance of local broadcast stations in relation to your location. This information is important in determining the range your antenna will need in order to pick up the desired channels.

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Topics: How To, Around the Home, Cutting the Cord

TECH NEWS: YouTube Announces YouTube TV for Cord Cutters

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Google just announced they're joining the “skinny bundle” TV war with YouTube TV, a paid subscription service that streams a slew of premium broadcast and cable networks to your mobile device, tablet, computer, and anything with Chromecast.

Just $35 a month gets you six accounts and access to live TV from more than 40 providers including the big broadcast networks, ESPN, regional sports networks and dozens of popular cable networks. Subscriptions include cloud DVR with unlimited storage, AI-powered search and personalization, and access to YouTube Red programming. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki calls it the evolution of television, and a bid to “give the younger generation the content that they love with the flexibility they expect.”

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Topics: Around the Home, News, Cutting the Cord

A Basketball Fans Guide to Cutting the Cord

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Tis the season, the NBA season that is. It’s time to cheer on your favorite team or player on their journey to the playoffs and possibly a championship ring. There a lot of games and a lot of teams to watch but make sure you aren’t missing a game while saving money and cutting cable.

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Topics: Cutting the Cord

A Football Fan's Guide to Cutting the Cord without Missing a Play

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It’s that time of the year, everyone’s favorite season, football season. Whether you’re gearing up to cheer on your alma mater this Saturday, making plans for your next NFL watch party, or adjusting this week’s fantasy football lineup, it’s a busy time for football fans.

It used to be hard to watch football without a cable subscription, but those days are long gone. Today, there are more affordable and legal ways to stream your favorite college and NFL teams than ever before. And not only that, you can get access to tons of sports content in HD for free using an OTA antenna. Don’t miss a single play and save some money while doing it: Here’s a quick look at how you can watch sports online without cable in this football fans guide to cutting the cord.

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Topics: Cutting the Cord

Tech Gadgets That Will Help You Survive School

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Gone are the days when school necessities consisted of pen and paper. In modern times, you need all of the newest tech gadgets to survive school–both in and out of class . Here are some of the best, most useful, products you can pick up to ensure you have everything you need.
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Topics: LED Lighting, How To, Mobility, Power, Cutting the Cord

Cut the Cord with GE HDTV Antennas

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Recent reports continue finding that more and more people are cutting the cord and moving towards more affordable, flexible alternatives to cable like OTA antennas and subscription-based services. Everyone is growing increasingly tired of their cable providers and the constant increase in price month after month. Now you can ditch your cable for cheaper alternatives like streaming services such as Amazon Prime and Hulu. It’s incredibly easy and cost-effective when paired with a GE HDTV antenna to watch your favorite TV shows and prime time sports in HD for FREE!

Picking out the right antenna can be daunting at first, but we have some helpful tips and tools to help you find what you need. For example, using this free tool on our website you can enter your zip code to see which HD antennas are best suited for your area along with a list of the free channels they have access to.

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Topics: Cutting the Cord

Q & A: All About Antennas

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Ready to join the cord-cutting movement? Make sure your TV viewing experience is everything it should be by selecting the right antenna and start enjoying your favorite shows, live sports and blockbuster movies all for free in full HD.

This Q and A session is all about antennas will help you understand everything you need to know, and more, about finding the right antenna and cutting the cord.

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Topics: Around the Home, Q&A, Cutting the Cord

Ditching Cable TV: What are your best options for cutting the cord?

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In the past, it was beneficial to have cable, home phone and Internet all bundled into one bill. Nowadays, practically everyone has a cell phone and the savings aren't as big as they used to be. This has numerous people in both young and older generations ditching cable and moving toward cordless entertainment.

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Topics: Around the Home, News, Cutting the Cord