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Want to explore ways to decrease your landline\wireless\cable bills? We will review many tech solutions to help save u $
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  • 7 Supplemental Resources
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What Will I Learn?
save money by learning about the new streaming, wireless and HDTV technology in today's marketplace
Educate yourself on what good wi-fi is, learn whether you have the proper surge protection for your expensive electronic/computing devices
Choosing the right HDTV antenna to get up to 55 FREE HDTV channels in your area
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  • Bring a copy of your latest cable, phone and wireless bills

There never has been a better time to drop your cable and landline providers, the alternatives are endless ! Want to explore ways to decrease your landline, wireless and cable bills? In this highly informative and interactive class, you will find out about new technologies like Roku, Apple TV, Tivo & Hulu. You will find out how to get free HDTV channels and select the proper HD antenna for your area. You will learn how to communicate via FaceTime, Ooma & Google Voice to replace your landline phone, saving money and giving you piece of mind from telemarketers and scams. You will learn how to pick the proper cell phone plan for your family to share minutes and data. In this 1:25 hour course, you will also learn about the improving your wi-fi/cellular signal in your home, resources to measure your wi-fi strength and tips on proper surge protection to protect your TV's, computers, routers, printers and MUCH MORE!

Who is the target audience?
  • Baby Boomers who are on fixed incomes looking to save money on monthly cable, phone and wireless bills
  • Folks who want to take control of what they want to watch on TV, buying things a la carte
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6 Lectures 01:19:05

Learn about the different streaming options from Roku, Tivo and Sling TV.

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Learn about Tablo, Amazon TV, Chromecast & Apple TV streaming solutions. In addition, we will explore HD antenna alternatives from Terk and other vendors.

Tablo, Amazon TV, Chromecast, Apple TV & HD Antenna selection

We review websites such as Antennas Direct, Terk and Antennaweb to educate our students about antenna selection. Also Aereo case is reviewed. This is a company who had a great idea, however Verizon sued them and essentially put them out of business.

HD Antenna selection and Aereo discussion

We review the streaming site Hulu and Snagfilms. Also what does it take to go wireless? The benefits of dropping your landline phone, network extenders and avoiding telephone scams

Hulu, Snagfilms & Going wireless

Learn about Google Voice, which gives you one number for all your phones, voicemail as easy as email, free US long distance. Also GV Mate, Ooma, Skype and Facetime will be explored as the latest communication tools are reviewed to help you save you money and communicate face 2 face !

Google Voice, GV Mate, Ooma, Skype & Facetime

Learn about the different aspects of wi-fi, WEP key passwords, extenders, routers and tools such as that are used to measure Megabits per second.

Do you have good wi-fi?
About the Instructor
4.3 Average rating
2 Reviews
30 Students
2 Courses
Visionary Technology Executive

With over 20 years of  technical and training experience in the commercial, government and a variety of diverse vertical markets such as security and wireless communications, Andy Livingston of  LAD Communications  & Technology is a visionary technology executive. In his work at the Pentagon and other companies, Mr. Livingston created innovative wireless training courses to educate employee's and customers around the globe. His training work with Seniors, Baby Boomers and Beginner's has been featured nationally on AARP/PBS Television's special "The Digital Divide" . For an excerpt, please see .

Mr. Livingston’s certifications include being DCJS Certified (Department of Justice - electronic security), Dept. of Defense Secret Clearance, Hewlett Packard University certified & trained (desktop/network) ,Sonitrol Security University trained & certified (security system design) . Mr. Livingston’s wireless experience at AT&T Wireless garnered many awards on a national scale, with his renowned “Rainmaker” business to business initiative that was launched nationally to all corporate owned retail outlets.

His company specializes in the following services:


  • Apple/PC tune ups
  • Upgrades
  • Hardware installations
  • Software installations
  • Virus & spyware removal
  • Anti-virus installations
  • Performance check-ups
  • Hardware updates
  • Networking, Wireless, Routers
  • Internet security
  • Back ups
  • Data recovery
  • Memory upgrades
  • VPN
  • Cellular Wireless, BES Support
  • Web-based Security cameras
  • Iphone/Mobile device Integration
  • Audio/Video Installation & Consultation
  • Scanning


  • Inbound Marketing
  • Microsoft Office Support
  • Salesforce Integration & Training
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Virtual Office Support
  • Desktop publishing, Newsletters
  • Business Plans
  • RFP Support
  • Interactive Marketing Campaigns
  • Google Business applications/calenders
  • Quicken Support

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