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Apple's Siri speaker is called HomePod and will cost $349

Apple's HomePod speaker has Siri and HomeKit capabilities onboard.

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Streaming TV industry says "meh" to 4K, but it loves HDR

Streaming video execs prefer HDR over 4K, but will better pixels and more pixels ever be decoupled?

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Plex DVR now supports live TV and more tuners

Plex DVR exits beta and becomes a serious over-the-air TV solution, though time shifting isn't quite finished yet.

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Tablo Dual OTA DVR review: Less clutter at a cost

Built-in storage makes the new Tablo simpler to set up, but you might still be better off with the old model.

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Leviton Decora Smart Wi-Fi lighting review: No hub needed, but too few features

Leviton's Wi-Fi dimmers and switches are a few integrations shy of greatness.

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Android TV to get a major overhaul at just the right time

Google's living-room operating system doubles down on browsing across apps, and Netflix is on board.

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Dish Network is quietly putting Android TV in hotel rooms

Evolve is an Android TV streaming box that Dish Network is testing with hotel owners.

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Best water leak detectors for smart homes

Fires can be devastating, but water damage is a far more common risk. These smart devices will alert you if your home springs a leak, so you can take action quickly.

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The Windows 10 Game Bar: What PC gamers need to know

Don't overlook Microsoft's toolbar for Windows 10 gaming. Here's what it offers following the Windows 10 Creators Update.

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10 modern PC games that feel like beloved classics

Satisfy your PC gaming nostalgia without retreading old ground.

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Hulu wants to change TV; here's why it can't

There are simple reasons why streaming TV bundles such as Hulu with Live TV aren't radically different from cable.

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Hulu with Live TV, first impressions from the beta version: This is a bundle that pretends it's not

Hulu's channel bundle attacks the norms of pay TV service—for better and for worse.

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This is how the bloated TV bundle collapses

TV networks are turning against each other as cable subscriptions decline and streaming bundles fracture the market.

Sling TV a la carte claim is bs

Sling TV misleads cord cutters with its "a la carte" marketing push

Sling's streaming bundle is more flexible than others, but it's not always cheaper, and it's definitely not a la carte.

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Hulu Live TV launches in beta: What you need to know

Here are all the details on Hulu's new live TV bundle.