In the last couple of weeks, I wrote about how I think the pandemic has affected the entertainment industry. You can read the first of the three posts here. In my third installment about the music industry, I briefly discussed that while online content has soared during the last five months, there’s also been an uptick in virtual reality concerts like the one performed by John Legend through the Wave platform. I’ve been interested in the intersection of live music and technology for some time so I figured now was as good a time as any to discuss further.Continue reading
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Yes, I need one more set of headphones!
So, I have a problem. I love gadgets and technology. The techier (that’s a word right?) the better. If I can buy something with Apple Pay, I will. If I can put a ticket in my Apple Wallet, it’s a no-brainer. Use Alexa to turn on my home theater? Check. Use my Apple Watch to take a phone call so I can talk to someone like I’m Dick Tracy? Hello. Continue reading
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Cut the Cord (already)
Over the last year, more people cut the cord from their cable providers than ever before, and why not? Between the multiple streaming services, the move by networks to place content online – even original, exclusive content – and the different devices we can now use to watch said content (pretty much all home theater devices are “smart” at this point), there’s really no excuse unless you like paying all that money for channels you’ll never watch…or if you really do use most of those channels, go for it. I know a little about this because my wife and I were a little ahead of the curve when we cut the cord back in 2011. Home theater is one of my hobbies so after recently upgrading our set up, I thought it was time to write another post about how we continually enjoy our home theater without the “aid” of cable television. Continue reading
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