Cutting the cord to cable tv, Sony Vue may be your answer

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  1. bhelmLSU

    bhelmLSU Founding Member Staff Member

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    True...wasn't clear but Roku side loading isn't an option that Iam aware of
     
  2. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    I have Amazon Prime just for the free shipping but I haven't checked out any of the other features yet. How do you hook it up to your TV or can you watch programs on your computer
     
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    bhelmLSU Founding Member Staff Member

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    You have to download the Amazon Prime Video app on whatever device you are using to watch your free content. Can also add Showtime, Starz, Etc... for extra fee.

    If you have a smart tv then you may have an app avaialbe to download to watch directly on tv. Or purchase a device like Roku, amazon fire, ps4, etc,,,
     
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  4. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    I have a dumb TV with no apps. So if I buy an Amazon Fire or a Roku is that a device that I plug into the TV or what?
     
  5. COTiger

    COTiger 2010 Bowl Pick 'Em Champ

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    Thanks to you & Cajun Sensation for the excellent advice.
     
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  6. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

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    I just looked and the Amazon Prime app seems to be for android. I see there are some movies and TV series I can watch directly on my Win10 computer without the app but how do I get ESPN and the other sports channels
     
  7. bhelmLSU

    bhelmLSU Founding Member Staff Member

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    You plug all these devices directly into HDMI on your tv...if have really old tv without HDMI port then you may need to get a new tv or see if any of the devices offer the red, white, and yellow cord option.

    ESPN app list which offers both live and streaming content...

    Roku
    Amazon Fire
    Android TV
    Apple TV
    Windows 8
    Chromecast which may be a good option for you if that is mainly what you want. Stream to tv from phone, tablet, or PC. But Roku and Fire are just way easier to navigate.
    Xbox One

    Amazon Prime:

    Smart Tvs
    Blu Ray Players
    Roku
    Android TV
    All Android Fire Devices
    Playstation
    Xbox
    Wii
    All Apple and Android Devices
     
  8. bhelmLSU

    bhelmLSU Founding Member Staff Member

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    I should of added that at this time you would need to purchase a subscription with either Slingtv or Sony Vue to watch ESPN legally.
     
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    sling is offering a free roku3 with new accounts 3 months pre-paid
     
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    Brian Founding Member

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    Who was the LSU fan working for Cox willing to help us out? I am about to cancel my Cox subscription after a decade cause of the insane price..
     

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