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DirecTV Now FAQ: All the details on AT&T's new streaming TV service

Here's the full DirecTV Now channel guide, plus details and caveats.

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Cyber Monday deals: 13 tech bargains that truly save you serious money

Tech bargains abound in the aftermath of Black Friday, and you don't even have to leave the house.

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Android TV home screen bloat and how to fix it

Take back control of your home screen on the Xiaomi Mi Box, Nvidia Shield Android TV, and Nexus Player with these tips.

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Black Friday deals: Best sales on TVs, speakers, and streaming video devices

The home theater category is rife with junk products and outright rip-offs on Black Friday. But here are the living room deals that TV buffs and cord cutters should actually care about.

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Chromecast Ultra review: 4K HDR streaming with no frills

Google's Chromecast Ultra quadruples the pixels for double the money, but it lacks the bells and whistles of other high-end steaming devices.

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Streaming-box app comparison: Roku vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV vs. Fire TV vs. Android TV

It doesn't matter how cheap or how powerful a media box might be if you can't stream the programming you want. Here's how the major players compare.

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NFL without cable: A cord cutter’s guide for the 2016 season

Watching sports without a big cable TV bundle has gotten a lot easier in the last year; NFL games are no exception.

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Xiaomi Mi Box review: Android TV elevated with cheap 4K HDR streaming

The Xiaomi Mi Box's $69 price tag and 4K HDR streaming help paper over Android TV's shortcomings.

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Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote review: A peppier processor makes this streamer worthwhile

Picking the best low-cost media streamer just got a lot more complicated.

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HDMI-CEC: The secret to streaming-remote simplicity

With HDMI-CEC, streaming boxes like Roku and Apple TV are slowly making your TV's remote redundant.

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Hands-on: Using CrossOver Android to run Windows apps on a Chromebook

Android app support in Chromebooks opens the door to Windows emulation, but that first step is a doozy. Here's what happened when we tried it with the CrossOver Android beta.

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The cowardly Apple TV

Apple needs to act decisively if it truly intends to shake up TV entertainment; its half-hearted TV app isn't enough.

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Roku Ultra and Roku Premiere+ reviews: The priciest Roku still isn't the best Roku

Improvements to Roku's high-end set-top boxes don't add up to a better value—unless you need 4K HDR video.

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Streaming TV bundle roundup: Everything we know so far

Watch out, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue: More bundles are coming from AT&T, Hulu, YouTube, and possibly Amazon.

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Meet your new streaming TV bundlers: Apple, Amazon, Roku, and Google

Why you won't need Comcast or Charter to wrangle all your online video services.