Joe Supan - Contributor at Reviews.com

Joe Supan is a former writer for Reviews.com. He primarily covered all things TV, streaming, and tech, but has written about insurance and a number of other subjects. Before joining Reviews.com, Joe worked as an editor at American Greetings for four years (just ask him for some fresh puns as proof).

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How to Choose and Set Up a TV Antenna

How to Choose and Set Up a TV Antenna

Jun 04, 2019 | News

In the era of cord cutting, one old-school technology has made a surprising comeback. Over the past nine years, TV antenna use in the U.S. has grown from 20% in 2009 to 31% in 2019, the highest percentage since 2005. A TV antenna gives you access to the best in live TV, from the Super…

4K TV Could Be On the Way To Your TV Antenna

4K TV Could Be On the Way To Your TV Antenna

May 31, 2019 | News

This week, the FCC began accepting (and quickly approving) applications from TV stations to start switching to ATSC 3.0, a new set of standards for OTA (over-the-air) broadcasting. There are a host of changes involved, but the one that has cord-cutters buzzing is the support for 4K video. Free 4K content on local channels —…

Is Sinclair Going to Let You Stream Your Local Team’s Games for Free?

Is Sinclair Going to Let You Stream Your Local Team’s Games for Free?

May 10, 2019 | News

What if you didn’t need an enormous TV bill (or your parents’ login) to watch your local sports teams? It might not be as outlandish as it sounds. Sinclair Broadcasting Group, perhaps best known to the public as the owner of nearly 200 conservative-leaning local TV stations, recently purchased Fox Sports’ 21 regional sports networks…

5 Predictions for 5G Home Internet

5 Predictions for 5G Home Internet

May 06, 2019 | News

We’ve been hearing a lot about 5G over the past few months. There have been countless TV commercials, a couple of lawsuits, and several much-publicized rollouts. Even the president has a take (we should be on to 6G by now). And 5G, or “fifth generation” cellular technology, is worthy of the hype. It will increase…

How to Stream the 2019 NBA Finals

How to Stream the 2019 NBA Finals

May 02, 2019 | News

This year’s NBA Finals promise more intrigue than any in recent memory. Can Kawhi Leonard keep up this Jordan/Pippen cyborg imitation? Can Steph Curry carry the Warriors to their third straight championship, even with Kevin Durant on the sidelines? Will the best players on both teams leave this summer? Here’s how you can catch every…

The Best Bitcoin Wallets

The Best Bitcoin Wallets

Apr 29, 2019 | Review

The Best Bitcoin Wallets The rise and fall of cryptocurrency looks suspiciously like a bubble. Most people started hearing words like “Bitcoin” and “blockchain” in early 2018, when the market reached its $830 billion peak. Over the next nine months, cryptocurrencies lost 80% of their value, reaching a low in September 2018. But with that...

Hulu + Live TV Review

Hulu + Live TV Review

Apr 24, 2019 | Review

Hulu + Live TV Review TV streaming services have gotten a lot of bad press in 2019. YouTube TV raised prices and added channels, DIRECTV NOW raised prices and cut channels, while fubo simply raised prices. No service has benefited more from simply staying put than Hulu. As its live TV streaming competitors move toward...

YouTube TV

YouTube TV

Apr 23, 2019 | Review

YouTube TV Review YouTube TV grabbed headlines recently by raising its prices from $40 to $50 — the latest in what seems to be a monthly tradition for streaming services. Even with the new channels it’s added, we still rank it slightly behind Hulu and PlayStation Vue. That said, with YouTube’s exceptional interface and navigation,...

Verizon and Google Team Up for Streaming Bundle

Verizon and Google Team Up for Streaming Bundle

Apr 23, 2019 | News

The internet-streaming bundle is here. Five days after Google signed its truce with Amazon, it announced that it’s teaming up with Verizon to bring YouTube TV to its wireless, 5G Home, and Fios broadband customers. “We were first in the world to bring commercial 5G to our customers and now another first on the content…

Google and Amazon End Streaming’s Longest-Running Feud

Google and Amazon End Streaming’s Longest-Running Feud

Apr 18, 2019 | News

In a joint press release, Amazon and Google announced today that YouTube apps will soon be available on Amazon devices, and the Prime Video app will be returning to Chromecast and Android TVs. How Did We Get Here? This is the most significant compromise we’ve seen in a war that’s been brewing for a long…