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30-second skip

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Hidden, helpful use of the 30-second skip button for Xfinity X1

When you think you're stuck watching an Xfinity on demand show without fast-forward, try using the page-up button.

By June 30, 2014

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How to program a 30-second skip button for Xfinity X1

With a simple code, you can change the five-minute skip ahead button on the XR2 remote to skip ahead 30 seconds.

By October 10, 2013

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How to program a 30-second skip button for Comcast DVRs

Unlike TiVo, Comcast DVR cable remotes do not feature a 30-second skip button, but it's easy to program a button to skip past commercials.

By March 26, 2012

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For digital video to live, the 30-second pre-roll ad must die

The 30-second pre-roll is the blink tag of our era. It's the ad format that drives users crazy, and it's just not right for Web or mobile. Here's how to fix video advertising and make online video profitable for everyone.

By April 23, 2012

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Hidden 30-second skip feature for your TiVo

Brian Tong shows you the secret TiVo code to skip through those commercials even faster!

July 9, 2008

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What to do if you lose your Apple TV remote

You have three options as I see it.

By September 4, 2014

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SoundCloud amps up ways for artists to get paid. The price? Ads

The "YouTube for audio" is the latest streaming-music site to tout new ways artists can commercialize. Of course, for its 175 million monthly listeners, that means commercials.

By August 21, 2014

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How to switch between reading and listening in Kindle apps

Amazon's newly updated apps for Android and iOS support instant switching between text and narration. Here's how to make that switch.

By June 11, 2014

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Nuvyyo's Tablo DVR streams free over-the-air TV to all your devices (hands-on)

We take a hands-on look at the Tablo over-the-air DVR, which can stream live and recorded over-the-air TV content to nearly any device.

By January 8, 2014

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Two substitutes for the missing jump-ahead-a-day button on Xfinity X1

Comcast's Xfinity X1 platform lacks the ability to jump around the channel guide a day at a time, but there are two options that approximate this missing functionality.

By October 23, 2013