The hardware options and available service offerings for cutting the cord and replacing your cable service continue to evolve. Right now there are four strong leaders in both hardware and subscription services. Each has strengths and weaknesses, but all of them are a viable alternative to a cable or satellite subscription service depending on your own viewing habits. In this article, I break down the services and hardware and point out the things you need to consider as you are making a choice that’s right for your needs.
The camera phone has come a long way. From often blurry, poorly lit images of a few years ago, the latest generation of devices create photos and video that could actually be considered beautiful. This is best exemplified by an Oscar first – the 2013 Best Documentary award went to Searching for Sugar Man, a movie directed by Malik Bendjelloul and shot in part with an iPhone. You don’t need to be an award winning filmmaker to benefit from these video recording tips.