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Local channels in streaming bundles: Why they're hard to get, and how that's changing

More details on local stations coming to streaming bundles like DirecTV Now and PlayStation Vue.

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Channel Master DVR+ review: Over-the-air recording that's a bit too basic

This DVR is cheap and simple, but it doesn’t include enough features to justify its price tag.

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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo Roamio OTA vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. HDHomeRun with Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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HDHomeRun and Plex DVR review: For hardcore do-it-yourself cord-cutters only

This combo is a powerful whole-home DVR for over-the-air channels, but the setup's a doozy and you can't time-shift.

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Tablo review: A complete over-the-air DVR solution with just a few flaws

Tablo is the simplest whole-home DVR for cord-cutters, despite some performance and feature limitations.

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TiVo Roamio OTA review: It feels like going back in time

TiVo's over-the-air DVR box feels a lot like cable, for better and for worse.

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What's wrong with Microsoft To-Do: 8 things lacking in Wunderlist's replacement

Has Microsoft really thought through its plan to retire Wunderlist? The many features missing from its preview make us wonder.

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What cord-cutting TV antenna users need to know about the FCC's spectrum auction

Big changes are coming to local broadcast TV stations. Here's how they'll affect cord cutters.

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How to cut the cord without resorting to a pricey streaming-TV bundle

The case for a purer form of cord cutting—and against channel bundles like YouTube TV and Sling TV.

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How to limit Xbox One screen time for your kids

Here's how to set up screen time in the Xbox One Creators Update

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12 of Itch.io's best, weirdest, and most fascinating indie PC games

Some of the best indie games can't be found on Steam. They're on Itch.io, an alternate universe with no barriers to entry and some great perks for developers and players. Check out our favorites here.

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Cortana on Xbox One: Here are the most useful voice commands

In Xbox One's Creators Update, Cortana has received an upgrade, supporting some new tricks such as reminders and alarms. Here's what Cortana can and still can't do.

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Xbox One Creators Update guide: Here's where everything went

The Xbox One Creators Update is a major improvement, but some features have relocated or retired. Here's where everything went.

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Xbox One’s Snap is dead: What’s lost, what’s next with the Creators Update

Goodbye, Snap view. One of the Xbox One's original selling points, Snap bites the dust in the Creators Update.

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Amazon's next Fire TV box: An educated wishlist

What we'd (realistically) like to see in Amazon's next Fire TV