For tech fans, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, or WWDC, is a big deal. Apple fans get to see what the future of Apple will entail, and the industry gets to see how Apple will steer the ship of influence. The WWDC is a week-long event for developers to learn about and get their hands on new software and, if we’re lucky, hardware.

Many, including myself, were hoping to see new Apple Silicon Macs and the rumored M1X or maybe even M2. That did not happen. It was very much a software update event with many welcome features, like Universal Control…


If you’re a Google Chrome user like me, or a user of a Chromium-based browser, you know that to control Chrome, it isn’t done through an option panel, but rather a chrome:// URL. So, if you’ve ever wanted to know every single chrome:// page, here’s where you can access it.

Open up Chrome, and type in chrome://chrome-urls. On the page, you’ll notice it looks like a basic text-based website; it’s not meant to look cool; it’s meant to be functional. On the page, you’ll probably see familiar places like chrome://apps, and chrome://settings, but you’ll also see a lot of different…


Note: This post was originally uploaded in November 2017, but hopefully it can help a budget-minded student today.

As a college student, it’s nice to have a laptop to throw in the backpack for notes and work. The downside is the amount of stress being placed on said laptop, because a backpack isn’t the safest place for anything, let alone fragile laptops. So, I decided to have a dedicated laptop that stays in my backpack. However, I don’t have the cash for a brand new one, nor do I want to risk damaging a new one, so I use a…


You don’t need a smart TV to watch content on streaming services. But you do need a device that connects to the internet so you can watch content on streaming services. That’s where a smart device comes in. You may have heard of Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast, and a few others, and here we will compare the popular ones to hopefully ease the confusion.

Roku

Roku is the most popular streaming device on the market, and it’s the one I generally recommend to the most people. Roku wasn’t the first to market a smart TV device, but they were associated with…


A good cord cutting house wouldn’t be complete without the ultimate in cord cutting: an antenna. Before internet killed the video star and before cable was ubiquitous, the antenna was the original way to get television in your home, and today its popularity is rising again.

If you’re old enough to remember what antenna life was like before HDTV, if you received the channel, it would come in clear and you’d have no issues. …


If you’re planning on cutting the cord, a TV antenna should definitely be involved somewhere in your setup. But you may be wondering what your options are when it comes to getting the local channels on your TV, or perhaps several TVs, or even devices that aren’t TVs.

That’s where a smart TV tuner comes in. A smart TV tuner is a device you plug your antenna into, and it then takes the local channels and makes them viewable on a smart device. …


Whether you’re tired of paying for an expensive cable bill, or maybe you just want to learn more about streaming, more and more people are choosing to cut the cord so you’re not alone! But you may have some questions about what it means to cut the cord, and I hope to answer some of these questions here. I’ll explain some of the terms you may hear, and go into some detail about what you’ll need to cut the cord.

What is Cord Cutting?

Essentially, it means getting rid of traditional cable TV. More than likely, you’re already on your way to doing that…


Over the past few years, we’ve seen several new streaming services pop up, many owned by the large media conglomerates. These companies own a variety of movie studios, TV channels, and television studios, and their goal in the streaming world is to use their massive libraries to convince consumers to subscribe to their streaming platform. Knowing which company owns which brand can help with finding where your favorite content may be.

In the past year, many Netflix customers were angered to find out that shows like Friends and The Office were leaving for different platforms. These shows were insanely popular…


Some people who decide to cut the cord aren’t just looking to save money, they want to eliminate an entertainment bill every month, and it’s never been easier. With a good antenna, it’s common to be able to receive more than 25 over-the-air local channels for free. However, you may not be interested in these channels at all hours of the day, and considering the large amount of classic rerun channels, this may not entirely interest you.

Luckily with just the cost of an internet connection, there are plenty of legal free streaming services to keep you entertained with just…


There’s a lot of streaming services on the market all searching for your money in exchange for a library of on-demand movies and TV shows. Unfortunately, there is no Spotify of the movie and TV world, so question becomes which one is right for you? Of course there is no one right answer, but if you’re looking for a quick list of their strengths, hopefully this can help ease your dilemma of which ones to choose.

Netflix

Netflix is the number one streaming service, and with its vast library of original movies, series, documentaries, stand-up specials, kids programming, and much more…

Anthony Guidetti

I’m a communications major passionate about technology, video production, and how the world works. http://anthony.guidetti.me

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