I have finally cut down my streaming subscriptions down to just two services. A while back, I wrote about how I was just wasting money, being subscribed to services that I had no time to consume their content. There would be months where I’d pay Netflix for content and I wouldn’t watch a minute of their service. It didn’t make a lot of sense.

As of this month, I am subscribed to just Prime Video and Paramount+. I actually don’t watch too much Prime Video, it just happens to come along with my Amazon Prime subscription, so it’s just a bonus. If you’re surprised I’m subscribed to Paramount+, I’m kinda surprised as well. I’m trying to catch up on all the Star Trek content I’ve missed in the last couple of years and a lot of that was on Crave but Paramount understandably pulled almost all that content so they could put it on their own service.

Paramount+ is alright, but after experiencing all these streaming services, you can tell some of them are way better than others, at least in their technical implementation. Keep in mind, I say this from the point of view of an LG TV owner, where the technical platform is webOS. Disney+ and Apple TV+ are at the top, with the ability to stream content in HDR, namely Dolby Vision. On the audio front, both offer Dolby Atmos, which is nice. One tier below that is Prime Video, where some of their content is in HDR but not in Dolby Vision. Prime Video does not stream in Dolby Atmos. The rest of the services are at the bottom, not offering any content in HDR and in some cases not even in 4K resolution.

Going forward, I’ll be switching between services once I’m done with the content on one of them. I’ll try to keep it to just two services at any one time. This will save me hundreds of dollars over the course of a year.

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