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Cut The Cord: Cable Alternatives

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Sponsored Post | The JetSet FamilyWhile Kiddo and I were on vacation in Mexico this summer, Hubs did the unthinkable…he cut the cable cord. We no longer have cable. GASP! I know. The horror. The withdrawal! What was he thinking? He basically shattered my pop culture, TV junkie, channel surfing obsessed heart, into a million pieces, tossed it on the floor and stomped on it.


So how is life since cutting cable?


I’m not going to lie, I was devastated. For the next month or so, friends would send me condolence text messages as I learned how to navigate life without cable. In fact, I’m still getting DM’s asking me how I’m making out. It may sound funny, and even kinda ridiculous, but I love appointment TV. It’s how I unwind at the end of a crazy day and it allows me to simply escape for a bit without having to use my brain.

What is the best streaming device to replace cable?

The truth? I am still adjusting, but thankfully the transition is not that bad. I never thought of myself as a “basic cable” kind of girl, and I’m managing thanks to the Google Chromecast Streaming Media Player.  OK, fine.  I’ll admit, it’s nice to have the extra $150 a month we’re saving on our cable bill!


So what makes the Google Chromecast Streaming Media Player the best option to replace cable?

Let me count the ways! Now we watch movies, programs, live TV, YouTube, and even enjoy stream photos on our TV from all of our family’s devices. We can also stream from our phone directly to our TV by plugging Chromecast into the HDMI port on our television set. By doing this, we can stream our favorite entertainment platforms directly from our phone whether we want to watch shows, or listen to playlists.


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And Google Chromecast has you covered with the streaming apps you know and love. We watch TV shows, movies, video, listen to songs, and play games from over 2,000 apps like Netflix, YouTube, and HBO Now. And did I mention it is hands-free and voice activated? That’s right, say, “Adios!” and never misplace another pesky remote again. Start streaming with just your voice by saying what you want to watch from compatible subscription-based streaming apps and control your TV hands-free, with Chromecast and Google Home working seamlessly together. “Ok Google, play House of Cards from Netflix on my living room TV.”
So if you are looking for various cable options, and want to upgrade your TV for less, expand your home entertainment by cutting the cord!  It’s affordable and you can get one for every TV in the house.
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Some things to consider before cutting the cord.

You will still need access to high-speed wireless connectivity. Built-in 802.11ac Wi-Fi connects to the Internet through your wireless home network (wireless router required and sold separately). The device is compatible with your existing HDTV and easily connects to high-definition televisions with HDMI connectivity.

Have You Cut The Cord or Thinking of Cable Alternatives?

We would love to know more about your experience. By sharing your tips, recommendations and memories in our comment section below, you help fellow members of The JetSet Family community decide the best fit for them and their families. Let us know what you liked most, or if you have any questions about Google Chromecast.


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