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Everyone Is Talking About This

Everyone Is Talking About This

According to Time, "First, Hulu confirmed that it’s working on a live-streaming package expected to include TV mainstays like ESPN, ABC and Fox, costing around $40. Then, Bloomberg reported that the Google-owned YouTube is aiming to launch its own online live-TV service sometime in 2017, offering a similar “skinny bundle” of very popular channels and costing less than a traditional cable package. Rumors persist that Apple wants to do the exact same thing. And all of these services will compete with Dish Network’s Sling TV and Sony’s PlayStation Vue service, early Internet-TV products that launched last year. Combined, these efforts will likely cause the so-far-niche activity of watching live television channels via the Internet into the mainstream. If lots of people decide to cut the cord in favor of these new services, the way we all watch TV could change dramatically, whether through a cable box, a satellite dish or an Apple TV."

Well this is good news for millennials who grew up streaming on Napster and Limewire. Knowing that more is available online means that you don't have to burn through your regular shows (more quickly than you may have during the cable tv days; you may even "binge watch" shows now.  Well, for those of you who do, and who are bored of everything on the streaming services subscribed to, NPR has some suggestions.  If you aren't already listening to their podcasts, start now.  If you are, that should evidence the quality of this list.  Enjoy and stay swell, my friends.

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