16. Get Your TV and Music Fix Online
Forget basic cable--there's plenty of free TV available to watch online. If you don't want to catch your favorite shows at the [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/148944-4/the_best_tv_on_the_web.html|networks' own Web sites|The Best TV on the Web]], hit up sites such as [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/139502/first_look_hulu_video_service.html|Hulu|Hulu]], [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/131934/joost.html|Joost|Joost]], and [[xref:http://www.fancast.com/full_episodes|Comcast's Fancast|Fancast.com]] to get your full-episode TV fix. Also: Stream music for free to your computer from [[xref:http://www.last.fm/|Last.fm|Last.fm]], [[xref:http://www.pandora.com/|Pandora|Pandora]] ([[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/148388-2/17_free_iphone_apps_you_need_right_now.html|both available on the iPhone|Free iPhone Apps you need right now]]), [[xref:http://www.deezer.com/|Deezer|Deezer]], or [[xref:http://www.slacker.com/|Slacker|Slacker]].
If you're on the road and missing your TiVo, use a place-shifting device such as the [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/139864/sony_locationfree_tops_slingbox_solo.html|Sling Media Slingbox or Sony LocationFree|Sling Media Slingbox or Sony LocationFree]] to watch your own DVR content online. More:
[[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/article/148944/the_best_tv_on_the_web.html|The Best TV on the Web|The Best TV on the Web]]