New On Demand: ‘One Direction: This Is Us’

 

The documentary film “One Direction: This Is Us” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis look back on their rise to fame and invite you to follow them for a year of world touring as the popular boy band One Direction.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out this and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Laptop Care Tips for Travelers

Reviewed.com asks, “When did we stop treating laptops like important technological tools, and start regarding them as replaceable toys we throw in the seatback pocket or use as placemats for meal service?”

With proper care, even the cheapest portable computer can survive years of heavy use, according to the site’s recent post, “The Road Warrior’s Guide to Laptop Maintenance.”

Three Films Available Before Netflix, Rebox

Three movies became available today through Suddenlink On Demand, 28 days before Netflix and Redbox.

In fantasy adventure “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,” the descendant of Poseidon returns for another quest, this time in search of the mythical Golden Fleece. Logan Lerman stars as Percy.

Crime comedy “The Family” follows a mafia clan trying to rebuild their lives in France as members of the witness protection program. Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer star. Dianna Agron and John D’Leo co-star.

Hugh Jackman stars in crime thriller “Prisoners” as a man facing every parent’s worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter is missing, together with her young friend.  Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello and Terrence Howard co-star.

Visit Suddenlink’s You Tube channel, On Demand Trailers section, for previews to these and many other available movies.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check available titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Site Helps Parents Manage TV Viewing

With semester breaks fast approaching, it’s a good time to talk to kids about appropriate TV viewing and to activate or update parental control settings. The TV Boss offers resources that help take the mystery out of setting parental controls and interpreting the TV rating system. The site even offers tips for helping parents and caregivers create a healthy, balanced family TV-viewing plan.

Tonight on Fox: ‘Ice Age – A Mammoth Christmas’

The half-hour animated special “Ice Age – A Mammoth Christmas” will air tonight on Fox, 8 p.m. CT.

Here’s the breakdown: When Sid destroys Manny’s favorite decorations, an angry Manny convinces Sid he is on Santa’s naughty list. Sid, Crash, Eddie and Peaches head to the North Pole to change Santa’s mind. But when they accidentally destroy Santa’s Workshop, it’s up to them to orchestrate a Christmas miracle.

The Arctic herd is brought to life by the voice talents of John Leguizamo, Ray Romano, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Ciara Bravo, Queen Latifah and Denis Leary.

Paris, Texas, Storm Update

UPDATE: 3 P.M. CT, 12/13/13

As of mid-afternoon Friday, nearly 90 percent of our Paris customers had commercial power and were receiving Suddenlink services. Our crews will continue their efforts, in coordination with the power company. If your power has been restored but you still need help with your Suddenlink service, please contact us toll-free at 888-822-5151.

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Plenty of Kid-Friendly Fare on VOD

When the weekend weather is frightful, movies at home are so delightful. Why not make tomorrow a stay-in-your-jammies day for the little ones with Suddenlink On Demand?

Among the many  titles available for young audiences are “Smurfs 2,” “Turbo,” “Planes,” “The Croods” and “Monsters University.” Saturday is the last day to catch “Escape from Planet Earth.”

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out this and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu. For seasonal favorites, visit Movies & Events; Special Features; Kids Holiday.

Tips to Dodge Snoopers, Search Faster, More

Tech advisor and radio host Kim Komando shares several helpful tips this week for identifying encrypted websites, quickly tracking flights and package shipments, choosing the best gaming console and tablet computer for your family, and taking better photos with your phone.

New On Demand: ‘Insidious: Chapter 2’

Horror sequel “Insidious: Chapter 2” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

The Lambert family is back, seeking to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. Rose Byrne and Patrick Wilson star.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out this and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

What Digital Legacy Will You Leave?

According to a study cited in the blog post “Last Digital Will and Testament,” the average 25- to 34-year old has more than 41 online accounts. That’s quite a cyber trail to leave behind.

The post offers in-depth suggestions, most from an estate planning attorney, for addressing such questions as “What will happen to my Facebook account when I die?” and “Who will cancel my Netflix subscription, erase my embarrassing e-mails, and inherit my iTunes library?”