My TV for Seniors

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Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2020-09-21
Publisher(s): Que Publishing
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Summary

Covers What, How, and Where to Watch TV for Less

Millions of people are cutting the cord on old-fashioned cable TV plans, and choosing more modern, efficient, and cost-effective ways to watch their favorite programming and movies.  My TV for Seniors, 2nd Edition  is an exceptionally easy and complete full-color guide to all the services and hardware you’ll need to do it. No ordinary “beginner’s book,” it approaches every topic from a senior’s point of view, using meaningful examples, step-by-step tasks, large text, close-up screen shots, and a full-color interior designed for comfortable reading. 

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through watching TV today on a variety of devices—and saving money doing so. Learn how to
  • Cut the cable and satellite cord
  • Save money on your cable or satellite TV bill
  • Watch local TV stations for free
  • Choose the best TV and streaming media player for you
  • Connect and use an Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, or Roku device
  • Watch Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, and other streaming video services
  • Use live streaming services like DirecTV Now, fuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and YouTube TV
  • Find where to best watch sporting events
  • Get a better picture with HD, Ultra HD, and HDR
  • Get better sound with a sound bar or surround sound system
  • Watch TV on your phone, tablet, or computer

An AARP TV for Grownups publication

Author Biography

Michael Miller has been on the forefront of technology writing for more than 30 years, from the days of DOS-based computers to today's social networks and smart home technologies. He has written more than 200 how-to and reference books, for publishers such as Que Publishing, Alpha Books, Pearson Higher Education, and Wiley. Collectively, his books have sold more than 1.5 million copies worldwide. He is known for his easy-to-read style and his ability to make even the most complex topics understandable to the average reader.

Mr. Miller writes on a variety of nonfiction topics, including computers and technology, business and marketing management, and music. His technology books include Computer Basics: Absolute Beginner's Guide, Easy Computer Basics, My Google Chromebook, The Ultimate Digital Music Guide, and Switching to Digital TV: Everything You Need to Know. He has written several best-selling books for older readers, including My iPad for Seniors, My Windows 10 Computer for Seniors, My Internet for Seniors, My Facebook for Seniors, My Social Media for Seniors, My Smart Home for Seniors, My Samsung Galaxy S6 for Seniors, My Samsung Galaxy S7 for Seniors, and My eBay for Seniors. Several of his "My Seniors" books have been supported by AARP.

Table of Contents

I. SCREENS AND SPEAKERS
1. Choosing the Right TV
2. Getting Better Sound

II. TUNING IN
3. Getting Antenna TV (for Free!)
4. Getting Cable and Satellite TV
5. Getting Streaming Media Devices

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