Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Who really needs cable?
A few year ago, I used a satellite box that would essentially steal a bunch of satellite signals. I got all the PPV, new releases, every channel and all the porno channels you can dream of;). Anyways, once in a while I would get zapped and would have to go to totalfta.com and get the new script for the box and upload it to the box. It was kind of annoying but totally worth not paying for cable and getting all this material for free. One day, everything stopped and everyone I knew who did this had the same problem. So I've been living without cable for a long time now. But honestly, it hasn't been bad at all, all I do is either torrent the shows or movies I want to watch or go to icefilms.info and watch then in either flash or divx. My family loves watching movies but they always bug me about watching them on my laptop screen. I personally dont mind, but recently we bought a new 55 inch Samsung LCD, and I had to take advantage of that. For a while I've been wanting to hook up my new macbook pro to a tv, and since this was the first HD tv with HDMI input, I thought it was time. Went on some forums to find the best way to connect and found a great site with inexpensive cable called www.monoprice.com. Bought a minidisplay to HDMI cable,and hooked it up to my mac. The best $12 I have ever spent. Now I watch HD movies on my big screen, no cable, no renting movies, no catching your favorite tv shows. Hooked up my stereo system to my mac and everything was set. Honestly, I can't really see myself ever needing cable. Even live sports can be streamed online and watched on my tv.