Randy Harward’s music and entertainment writing has appeared in HARP, Guitar World, Blurt, Salt Lake City Weekly, Salt Lake Magazine, and dozens of other publications since 1998. When he’s not watching glorious, mind-rotting TV or the oscillating TV industry as a Staff Writer for CableTV.com, he watches TV for fun. His TV writing also pops up on SatelliteInternet.com and Move.org. Randy digs books, movies, burritos, disc golf, tarantulas, and cats.
How do you get basic cable? Thanks to your local government’s state-approved local franchising authorities (LFAs), which require cable companies to offer low-priced basic tiers, you can skip the premium prices and get basic cable. You just have to ask. Your TV provider doesn’t have to advertise these itsy-bitsy deals, but if you question the [...]Read more
Have you heard about the giant screen sizes and near-TV image quality you can get with projection TV? We’ve been researching and testing projectors just so we can tell you about the good ones. Our five recommendations include the best overall and the best for streaming, gaming, and portability. And, for our peeps on a budget, we even tested an entry-level projector that costs less than 100 bucks.Read more
If you are a soccer fan, don’t miss our line up of the best TV providers you need to catch all the matches from your team. Score some inside information here!Read more
Xfinity is ideal for users looking to bundle. The packages are affordable and the internet speeds are faster over most of the coverage area. The stand-alone TV packages aren’t as great a value, though. DIRECTV is great for sports fans or people in rural areas.Read more
If you’re in the market for a new TV, you’ve almost certainly run across the term smart TV. And if you’re like most folks, you’re almost certainly wondering what the heck that is. We’re here to walk you through everything you need to answer the question, “What is a smart TV?”Read more
DISH is a satellite TV provider with 190–290+ channels, two-year pricelock, and the best DVR around—the Hopper 3. It’s also our pick for the best overall and best kids’ TV provider. AT&T TV is a live TV streaming service with 65–140+ channels, cloud DVR, tantalizing deals for new customers, and both contract- and no-contract plans.Read more