The live TV streaming issue no one’s talking about

One thing I’ve learned from writing about cord-cutting is that people are particular about their DVRs. If a streaming service’s DVR doesn’t provide the same creature comforts as cable set-top box, it can be a dealbreaker.Case in point: I recently heard from a reader who’d successfully cut cable in favor of DirecTV Now, only to become frustrated with how the service handles ad skipping. While DirecTV Now puts no restrictions on recording shows or jumping past commercials, it offers no visual preview of what you’re skipping when you hit fast forward. Without this visual preview, skipping past commercial breaks requires a lot of trial and error.I decided to dig into the matter, and I discovered that visual preview is a nuanced and occasionally vexing issue in the world of live TV streaming services. The ability to skip past commercials with ease can depend not only on which service you choose, but on the device you’re using and even the button you press to fast forward on your remote. After a whole bunch of testing, here’s what I’ve learned. To read this article in full, please click here https://www.techhive.com/article/3315113/streaming-services/the-live-tv-streaming-issue-no-ones-talking-about.html#tk.rss_streamingmedia…

‘RHOBH’ alum Brandi Glanville reveals her house was burglarized while she and her kids were home

Brandi Glanville is thankful she and her two sons are okay after the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” alum’s home was burglarized earlier this week while they were all there. …

How to watch the World Series, with or without a cable subscription

The 2018 World Series might already be underway, but there are plenty of games left before a winner is declared. Not sure how to watch? Check out our guide to how to watch the remaining games.
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