They Almost Get It: HBO Go

05.29.2014 Product Reviews

While I detest Hulu Plus and the WATCH ABC app, I really, really do like HBO GO on my Apple TV. I can watch pretty much any HBO original program from their entire library and a current selection of movies. There are no commercials. It’s terrific. I would love it and recommend it without reservation […]

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They Just Don’t Get it: WATCH ABC

05.28.2014 Product Reviews

I love my Apple TV, but I struggle to see the purpose of some of the apps there. For instance, WATCH ABC. At first glance it’s a terrific idea: watch ABC network shows on demand! If only. First: if you aren’t a cable network subscriber, you can’t use the app. That’s a real slap in […]

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They Just Don’t Get It: Hulu Plus

05.27.2014 Product Reviews

I am really looking forward to the day when I can “cut the cable” and watch what I want, when I want. I’m willing to pay for it. And I’ve tried. I’ve subscribed to Hulu Plus (I got a one year subscription with the last TV I purchased) and was prepared to love it. Sorry. […]

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Travel With Apple TV

05.26.2014 gadgets

My wife and I recently took a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains. We rented a cabin and enjoyed a few quiet days hiking in this wonderful National Park and enjoying the views from the deck of the cabin. We took a bag of books, my ukulele, and pretty much anything else we thought we […]

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Marketing vs. Advertising

05.05.2014 Business

Here it is, in its most basic form: Marketing is all of the work (design, writing, strategy, automation, the whole kit-and-kaboodle) that you do to promote something to others to cause some action. In business the desired action is for someone to give you money. Advertising is a small subset of marketing. Advertising is when […]

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