That was my favorite part: Using your cell phone as a remote :) Well, for you guys tons of options if you don’t rock an old-ass TV like we do ;) You can go the Blu-ray route if that’s your bag, the Roku route (didn’t look into much but I know some of you readers use and love them), or the cheaper – and more effective route, in my opinion – the Chromecast way. Then you work yourself away from cable and instant savings!
As for us, we’re still up a creek without a paddle.
I get the appeal of watching it on your laptop, but after 12 hour days behind a computer it’s the last thing I want do when unwinding.
Meaning, I didn’t realize it wasn’t compatible until it was way too late to return it, thereby losing a cool on the spot, ugh…And since I thought you needed a DVD player to watch Netflix, it killed two birds with one stone.(That was mistake #1 – you don’t need a DVD player necessarily – you can STREAM shows/movies through Netflix too! Here’s our TV again in case you mysteriously missed it the first time: It’s large as $hit (60-something inches!Then I picked up an HDMI cord (getting closer) and tried plugging that into the DVD player which also connected the cable box, which then connected to the TV. I wondered if you could somehow up convert the old stuff into the new stuff, and came across a handful of reviews saying you could by buying a converter doo-hicky for those wanting to use new equipment with old TVS (like DVD players). So I tried my hand at that dropping another to get the well-rated Mini HDMI to 3RCA Composite AV Converter – along with the appropriate cables (another ), and off I went to convert. Though, I did muster up some resemblance of a conversion as I could at least then program the DVD player into the TV screen, however it was all pretty blurry and I managed to shrink the viewing size of the TV in half too. At the end of the The kind folks at Republic Wireless mentioned they were having a deal going on where all new purchasers of their phones/service would be getting a free Google Chromecast thingamajig, and they asked if I wanted to try one out and then do a giveaway (Unfortunately the offer is now over BUT they say it’ll probably happen again – so watch for it :)).At first I didn’t know what the hell it was, so I Googled it and found this: “Chromecast is a thumb-sized media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port on your TV.