November 24, 2012

Why You Can't Watch Football on Your iPhone

Peter Kafka, All Things D

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The TV Everywhere pitch is straightforward: If you pay for cable TV, you can watch cable TV wherever you want — on your iPad, in your bedroom, on your phone, in the airport, etc. The reality is a lot more complicated, for a lot of reasons, but the upshot is that right now you can only watch a bit of what’s on cable on devices that aren’t your TV. And if the cable guys are going to convince people not to cut the cord, or to sign up for the cord in the first place, that’s going to have to get better.

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November 23, 2012
A Peek at TV's Future, Via Google Fiber
Peter Kafka, All Things D
The Google Fiber experiment/maybe-not-an-experiment in Kansas City is important because it shows Google’s ability to compete directly with broadband providers for control of the Internet pipe itself. more ››
November 12, 2012
The Battle for the Future of TV
Nilay Patel, The Verge
The TV industry isn't blind to what's going on, of course. No rational business person would believe that it's a good idea to maintain mountains of aging Motorola and Cisco cable boxes with slowly-failing hard drives when it's... more ››