Roku is a streaming media player that plays video, music, and other media. Roku connects your TV to an amazing amount of content with no computer required. All you need is a high-speed Internet connection. Roku can be set-up in as little as 5 minutes and is simple to use. Also, because it streams the media directly from the Internet to your TV, there is no need to wait for downloads. Your favorite media is available instantly.
Find unique ways to save money. For instance if you have cable TV consider canceling the service and signing up for netflix cookies. You can save about $50-$100 per month.
In other words, taking action is the less expensive move. It’s more expensive to wait and see – and when you factor in all the opportunities you’ll be missing, potentially a lot more expensive.
Available at 10,000 feet and up, the gogo wifi system costs about $12 for 24 hours of flying (perish the thought!) The system requires a longish redirect-and-login process, especially considering my pre-purchase of the service while on the ground. But after a few minutes of data entry, the connection is made and, surf’s up, internet at altitude.
When you are viewing the various media, you can zoom into and pan around images. Video files can be fast-forwarded, rewound and skipped through by chapter. These are very nice features.
Connections are very simple. If your main goal is to stream your own movies, pictures and music from your own hard drives then the WD TV Live Plus is the way to go. If you like to rent movies and don’t have a vast collection of your own to choose from then the Apple TV will probably be the choice for you. Whatever you decide, it will save you because you will be able to do away with a few of the premium movie channels offered from your cable company. This will pay for itself fast.
Savings clubs are becoming even more popular on the Internet, so you’ll have to learn how to wade through the scams to get to the truly good deals. A group or organization that offers a savings club should have a toll-free number you can call to ask questions. If not, I would avoid them.