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Larry Magid: Roku Adds Showtime To List Of Channels, But Can Everybody Watch?

Our technology analyst says Roku is adding Showtime to their expanding list of channels, but that if you subscribe to Comcast for cable, the service won’t work.

02/18/2014

A general view of the HDTV monitors at the Haier booth at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Jan. 7, 2010 in Las Vegas. (David Becker/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: More Americans Ditching Cable, Satellite TV

Increasing numbers of Americans are dropping cable and satellite television service, and the weak economy is to blame, according to the Associated Press.

KPIX 5–08/10/2011

Family watches television. (AP)

Tech Watch: More Households Sacrifice Cable

Time Warner said it has lost 130,000 cable subscribers in its last fiscal quarter. This comes as the industry is becoming increasingly concerned with people cutting the cord to cable.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/28/2011

A general view of the HDTV monitors at the Haier booth at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Jan. 7, 2010 in Las Vegas. (David Becker/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Power Usage Of Set Top Boxes Surprisingly High

Those little boxes that usher signals into your television set are “energy sucking vampires,” according to a new report by the Natural Resources Defense Council.

KPIX 5–07/12/2011