Anything and everything about cutting the cord and streaming all the video you could possibly stream.

The Multiverse of Disney+
Apr 12, 2019 • 29 min
Android Central writer and Disney super-fan, Ara Wagoner, is here to give us the skinny on everything Disney+ that was unveiled by the company this week. It launches November 12 for $7 per month and will offer an extremely deep back catalog along with new…
Just As Bad In Icon Form
Mar 29, 2019 • 37 min
This week Phil and Russell try to make some sense out of the latest Apple event, with a new Apple TV app that looks a lot like the current one, and Apple TV+ channel thing that might be good — or not — and all the ramifications that come with it.
013: DirecTV Now Implodes; Apple’s Show Time
Mar 17, 2019 • 27 min
Timing, folks, is everything. As soon as we recorded , news dropped that required an update. So here we are, with it’s made to its on-screen guide subscriptions. Plus we go over all the — hint, you’ll be paying more and…
012: Captain Marvel and Disney Plus
Mar 8, 2019 • 37 min
Captain Marvel is in theaters. Disney+ — the massive streaming service that will comprise all of the company’s offerings, along with Marvel and Star Wars and a million other things you probably didn’t realize Disney owns — is waiting in the wings…
011: Making the Switch with Jon Rettinger
Feb 8, 2019 • 39 min
We’re back after a little break for a super exciting interview — Jon Rettinger, and old friend of the pod (and friend in general). Jon and Phil talk up cord-cutting and how they introduced it to their families, what worked and what doesn’t, and…
10: Did Apple Win CES?
Jan 11, 2019 • 28 min
CES — the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas — is a mess. More TVs and gadgets than should be allowed by law. But the real surprise came from someone who usually sits out CES: Apple. Rene Ritchie from iMore and Vector hopped on the line to hash it all…
9: The best of 2018
Jan 4, 2019 • 49 min
You can’t end a year (and start a new one) without making a list of all the best things from the prior year. And so we’ve done that. But we also were reminded that it’s not quite that simple in the world of cord-cutting, where we have so many great…
8: All About Chromecast
Dec 18, 2018 • 23 min
Chromecast is finally (FINALLY!) once again available for purchase from Amazon. (You can buy one here: That’s a big deal for a number of reasons, and we figured it’d be a great time for a deep-ish dive into Chromecast the dongle, and…
7: Hot Hot Hardware
Dec 5, 2018 • 30 min
We’ve survived the Thanksgiving holiday and are back to answer these ever-important questions: Which Amazon Fire TV is worth you money? What’s up with those Roku speakers? And did AT&T really just do that?
6: Smart Dudes on Smart Displays
Oct 26, 2018 • 42 min
It’s the season for smart displays, apparently. The new Amazon Echo Show is here, and it’s better. Sort of. The new Google Home Hub is here. So how do they stack up? Which should you buy? Phil and Russell weigh in.
5: Amazon finally does it right
Oct 4, 2018 • 14 min
You’d think that when Amazon dropped a dozen new products a couple weeks ago, that would have been the end of it. But, no. We now have a new Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K — the first with Dolby Vision support! And maybe more important, we now have a proper…
4: Amazon Fires Things Up (Again)
Sep 21, 2018 • 26 min
Amazon just announced 12 (TWELVE!!!) products at one time. That’s insane. And while a new Echo Show is cool, it’s the new Amazon Fire TV Recast that’s really piqued our interest. So we caught up Android Central’s Andrew Martonik, who was at the event in…
3: All About Antennas
Sep 4, 2018 • 41 min
One of the best ways to round out your cord-cutting setup is with an over-the-air antenna. The question is how to get started. Which antenna is best? Where should you put it? So we grabbed our favorite electrical engineering nerd to hash things out. ==…
2: How we did it
Aug 20, 2018 • 37 min
Fun fact: Interviewing one’s wife may be fraught with danger — especially when you forgot that your wife is, in fact, a trained interviewer herself and won’t be stepped on or steered in a certain direction. … Whoops. This week we talk up some news, and I…
1: Engage
Aug 6, 2018 • 35 min
Patrick Stewart is bringing sexy back. We got three of the biggest Trek nerds we know to talk it over. Music: “Robot Park” by Poddington Bear.