Tag Archive: Channels


YouTube is un-verifying channels as it updates its verification policies

The policy is also changing the verified checkmark to a dark gray background.

What you need to know YouTube is changing its requirements to become verified on the platform. Previously, channels with 100,000 subscribers were able to get verified with no proof of authenticity. The verified checkmark is also being retired in favor of a dark gray background behind the channel’s name.

Some big changes are coming to how YouTube verifies accounts and how that verification is  [Read More…]

Slack DMs and starred channels missing for some users

Conversations still remain accessible from search.

What you need to know Slack DMs and starred channels are missing from the sidebar for some users today. Slack has acknowledged the issue and is working on a fix. It appears you can still access missing conversations via the search bar.

If you’ve noticed your Slack DMs and starred channels have gone missing from the sidebar today, you’re not alone. Slack has acknowledged the issue and is working on a  [Read More…]

YouTube will soon show an abbreviated subscriber count for popular channels

Creators will still have access to the exact count in YouTube Studio.

What you need to know Starting in August, subscriber counts on YouTube will be shown in an abbreviated format. It will affect creators and third-party analytics sites such as Social Blade. Creators will still be able to see the exact number in YouTube Studio.

If you’re a YouTube creator, you’ll soon see that the way your subscriber count is displayed is changing. Beginning in August,  [Read More…]

Watch TV channels for free with Insignia’s 40-mile HDTV Antenna at $8 off

Follow through on canceling your cable bill finally with this multidirectional antenna.

Most of the streaming TV services available these days are fantastic offerings, but some viewers are still missing a few of their favorite shows and events by cutting the cord and switching directly to streaming. With an antenna however, you can access a variety of channels such as ABC, Fox, NBC and more for free as long as they’re within range. Antennas are extremely affordable too, especially  [Read More…]

Watch over-the-air channels for less than $8 with Aukey’s HDTV antenna

The Aukey 50-mile amplified digital indoor HDTV antenna is down to $ 7.98 with code EYOY45QN at Amazon. Without the code, the antenna costs $ 23 and doesn’t usually drop from that price without a promotion like this. Enjoy news, sports, and more, all without a cable provider. The antenna itself is physically small and won’t make a huge impact on your living room.

Cut the cord Aukey Amplified Digital Indoor HDTV Antenna

No extra fees and no  [Read More…]

Watch over-the-air channels for less than $8 with Aukey’s HDTV antenna

Watch something.

The Aukey 50-mile amplified digital indoor HDTV antenna is down to $ 7.98 with code RA7OG6ZX. Without the code, the antenna costs $ 23 and doesn’t usually drop from that price without a code like this.

Check this map to see how reception will be in your area. Aukey’s antenna has a range of 50 miles, so it can pick up broadcast television signals from up to that far away. If you live in a  [Read More…]

NBA League Pass is free on Amazon Prime Video Channels through Dec. 20

It runs $ 29 a month after that.

The NBA season is in full swing. And if you’re looking to watch way more basketball than what you’ll get on broadcast or network TV alone, it’s time to look at NBA League Pass. And it just so happens that it’s available on Amazon Prime Video Channels, with a free trial running through Dec. 20.

After that, it’ll run $ 28.99 a month, or $ 169 for the full  [Read More…]

Sling TV adds Discovery Networks channels

They’re still split up between Sling’s two major plans, though.

Discovery Networks — the umbrella company of such channels as the eponymous Discovery Channel and TLC — today announced that it’s brought its suite of content to Sling TV. (Sling, by the way, is the biggest streaming service in the United States.) The channels are split between the Sling Orange and Sling Blue plans, with a few more scattered among a few of the a la carte add-ons.

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HDHomerun Premium offers 45 streaming channels for $34 a month

HDHomerun Quatro — with four over-the-air tuners — is $ 119 at Amazon.

The new streaming service will work on existing HDHomerun boxes.

A little bit of breaking news in the ol’ CordCutters world tonight. SiliconDust — the company behind the excellent HDHomerun over-the-air streaming boxes — has just launched a new streaming service. It’ll work with most existing HDHomerun boxes (save for HDHomerun Prime, which already requires a cable subscription), and it’s available in the United  [Read More…]

Stream all your favorite channels with TCL’s newest 55-inch 4K HDR Roku TV for $585

TCL’s best TV yet sees its first discount at Amazon today.

The TCL 55R617 55-inch 4K HDR Roku TV is down to $ 584.99 at Amazon while supplies last. Though Thrifter previously shared a one-day eBay deal offering this TV for as low as $ 552, this is otherwise the next best price we’ve seen for it. At Amazon, it’s never been discounted below its regular price of $ 650 until today.

If you’re looking for a bit  [Read More…]