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Old 08-25-2013, 10:08 AM
 
Location: Chicago IL
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I want to know do anyone else use their game consoles as a a one stop media center. I plan on getting a PS4 and when I get my own place I figured I save on a cable bill and use it for netflix, hulu and other things.

I got the idea from my friend him and his fiancee used their xbox360 to watch stuff and it helped with bills and what not.

So any of you guys do this with your console, PC or a combo of both.
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Old 08-28-2013, 06:42 AM
 
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Not one stop, but to suplement you're entertainment. I have netflix on my PS3, and use it as my blueray, and sometimes for youtube although it's usage as a internet PC is awkward.
You still can't replace the 200+ channels of cable however. Well you could, but you sacrifice - you can't watch the latest "Breaking Bad" show in HD right when it comes out on Sunday night (now that I think of it, maybe you can even do that by pulling it off the air via old fashioned antenna).
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Old 08-29-2013, 10:52 AM
 
Location: Fishers, IN
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We don't have cable. We use our Xbox 360 to watch Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu. We have an over-the-air antenna so we can watch whatever is live on the networks but a majority of shows are available the next day on Hulu. The main exception is CBS. If it isn't and we really can't wait until the season is out on DVD, then we buy a season pass on Amazon and watch it the next day. I think I did the math once and figured out that buying season passes of all the shows we watched regularly was still cheaper than a year of cable.
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