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Running With Scissors: 7 Myths About Cord Cutting

My household cut the metaphorical cable cord about five years ago, so I've watched this idea evolve in the media from "insane notion" to "cable industry crisis." If the headlines are to be believed, consumers are abandoning traditional TV in droves in favor of streaming gadgets and apps, but the truth is actually a bit more complicated than that. To help you decide whether cable abandonment is right for you, we're tackling seven major cord-cutting myths.

Quick & Dirty: Fire TV vs. Roku vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV

As Amazon Fire TV bursts onto the market to compete with streamers like the Roku 3 and Apple TV, you may be wondering what these set-top boxes offer over cheaper streaming sticks, specifically Google's Chromecast and Roku's Streaming Stick. Each has its own advantages and drawbacks, and it really comes down to what features you want, and possibly what tech ecosystem you are already a part of.

Revised Apple TV could be announced as early as April

Apple is reportedly planning to unveil a revised Apple TV set-top-box as early as April. The Cupertino-based company is said to be negotiating with Time Warner Cable and others for video content according to people familiar with the matter as…

New Apple TV hardware may be in the pipeline after all

Rumors hit the wire earlier this week that Apple would not be unveiling any new Apple TV hardware during their iPhone media event. That ultimately turned out to be true but now we are hearing that a hardware refresh is…