I generally don't use my cable box. It stays off. The major problem is that I don't pay Comcast extra for HD service, so my cable box won't let me watch anything in HD. That's unacceptable. More minor problems would be needing to use another remote, more electricty, need to change TV inputs, and slower loading times. I want a smart TV app so I don't have to get up and fetch the HDMI cable to connect to the laptop. I also want it, so that I have the option of leaving my laptop in my bedroom and still watch my Xfinity shows in the living room. Plus have the remote control work to pause the show.
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