Tag Archive: Comcast

$5 service will break up with Comcast for you

I wonder how many actual hours I’ve wasted sitting on hold, navigating audio phone menus and arguing with service representatives over why I want to cancel my cable service. I’m betting it’s a lot, and I’m betting that you have been victim to this ridiculous gatekeeping system, too. AirPaper, a new internet service out of […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Comcast denies talking with Apple about TV service

It turns out Apple isn’t talking with NBCUniversal about partnering for its forthcoming TV service. At least not yet. How do we know? Because Comcast, NBCUniversal’s parent company, hasn’t been approached by Apple at all. But that doesn’t mean NBCUniversal’s…Read more ›

Comcast Reassures Us About The Obvious: A New Apple TV Is Coming

You may have heard that Comcast wants to buy Time Warner. In a proposal published today that pitches the merger to the FCC, Comcast drops a hint about Apple’s future plans for the TV. Although by no means a definite…Read more ›

WSJ: Apple Talking To Comcast About A Streaming TV Service

Apple and Comcast are in the early stages of negotiating a streaming TV service, according to The Wall Street Journal. The service “would use an Apple set-top box and get special treatment on Comcast’s cables to ensure it bypasses congestion…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Why Apple Shouldn’t Let Comcast Buy Time Warner

  TV sucks. The reason TV sucks is that the companies who control it make it suck on purpose because they believe that’s more profitable. It’s technically possible for viewers to watch any TV show, movie or online video ever…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Comcast Users Can Now Download Some Of Their Favorite TV Shows And Movies Via The XFINITY TV Player App

If you’re a Comcast subscriber and have been using the XFINITY TV Player app on Android or iOS, there’s a sweet little update waiting for in your respective app market. Sometimes the only thing getting in the way of enjoying one of your favorite TV shows or movies on your mobile device is a bad connection or no WiFi. Thankfully, Comcast is taking care of this issue by allowing users to  [Read More…]

Comcast Brings Live TV to the iPad

Comcast is finally throwing its live cable streaming solution into the mix with the AnyPlay service. AnyPlay allows Comcast Xfinity Triple Play subscribers to access live cable programming on their iPad via the Xfinitiy TV iPad App. Sadly users can only stream programming while at home blackballing those traveling on the road. Definitely not the Slingbox like solution users were hoping for. Xfinitity subscribers will still be able to access On Demand services while on  [Read More…]