Do you like streaming content through services like Netflix, Hulu and others? We have good and bad news for you. The good news are that a new service is coming to your media device called Yahoo View. This is a free, ad-supported service that will let you stream TV shows and other kinds of media. If you like to stream TV for free, you could also use Kodi. Install one of the 10 best Kodi live TV addons we have recommended to enhance your content options. The Yahoo View option is more straightforward for the end user though. It is ultimately a matter of taste. [Read: Netflix HDR content rolls out for crisper images on your TV]
That's great! What are the bad news?
On the other hand, Hulu will be closing down its free content offer, and becoming a paid service in its entirety. Hulu is a Yahoo partner in the Yahoo View service, so perhaps you could say they simply shifted their free content focus over to this platform. Hulu Vice-President said that their free service was becoming very limited, and this is the reason why they switched.
Best Wireless HTPC and Android TV Box Keyboards:
- Logitech K410 Living-Room Wireless Keyboard with Built-In Touchpad - $37.75
- Logitech Illuminated K830 HTPC Wireless Keyboard and Touchpad - $69.99
- iPazzPort KP-810-10AS Wireless Mini Keyboard Remote with Touch - $15.99
- Rii i8+ 2.4GHz Mini Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad - $22
- LYNEC C120Pro Mini Wireless Gyro Remote Keyboard Mouse - $13
This move by Hulu might upset some users of their free service. The good thing is that in the world of cordcutting, there is a variety of options. Install Kodi on Windows or get Kodi for Android. and you will unlock lots of content you can watch for free on your media device. If you are more inclined to use paid services, you can even watch Netflix on your flight the next time you travel. As more alternatives appear, it is clear that cordcutting is here to stay.