The advantages of streaming movie and TV shows through your home television are: flexibility — watch what you want, when you want; options — you’ll increase your viewing choices; and, image quality and size — an improvement over watching movies on a smaller computer monitor. The biggest disadvantages of bringing Internet services to your television are: upfront costs — especially if you are using videogame systems or “top boxes,” and ease of access — with traditional cable TV, you just turn on the TV and watch, but for streaming videos you’ll need to do some planning and setup to make it happen.
As always, you can find additional information about this and other tech-related topics by visiting the Dewitt Community Library.
Paul Morrell is assistant director of computing and technology services for the Dewitt Community Library. As always, you can find additional information about this and other tech-related topics by visiting the library, located in Shoppingtown Mall.