Analog, Digital, Cable, Cutting The Cord: Technology Update For The Non-Techie

Mar 23, 2016

This RCA black-and-white test card was used until the advent of color television. And TV technology continues its evolution today.

Many cable companies, including Time Warner, are dropping their analog service for older televisions and going exclusively to digital delivery service. So what's behind the changeover and how will cable subscribers adapt to it? Is this a good time to cut the cord?

Here to tell us about this and other consumer technology issues, Executive Director of the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting, Jack Dominic. He writes the weekly blog Jack's Notes and Bits, in which he describes as technology for the non-techie.