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Catching up with Silicon Dust, makers of the HDHomeRun

The networked tuner builder discussed DVR delays, new hardware, and a semi-secret exchange program at CES 2017.

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AirTV: What to expect from Dish's new cord-cutting device brand

What's next for AirTV: DVR and more streaming integrations, but probably no networked tuner.

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Ockel crams Windows 10 into a pocket-sized touchscreen PC

The Ockel Sirius A is an Intel-powered miniature PC with a 6-inch touch screen.

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These Universal Electronics concept remotes could be the future for streaming boxes

Universal Electronics' concept remotes adapt to what users are doing.

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Tablo has new cord-cutting tricks for over-the-air TV antennas

Tablo's new gear includes a DVR app for Android TV, a simple way to stream live TV to connected devices, and a "concept" DVR in the cloud.

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The Brydge keyboard for Microsoft Surface adds 'lapability' and optional storage

Turn your Surface Pro 4 into a Surface Book—sort of—with the Brydge 12.3 keyboard dock.

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Should you cut the cable-TV cord in 2017? Our guide will help you decide

Should you cut the cable TV cord? Here's how to decide.

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15 technologies that died in 2016

Technology's graveyard overflowed in 2016. RIP Google Nexus, Vine, Sunrise Calendar, Pebble, and others.

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The 2016 cord-cutter awards

Life without cable got even better this year with new streaming services and better devices on which to watch them.

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The year in tech: 2016's 10 greatest wins, milestones, and epic comebacks

PC innovation pushed ahead, virtual reality got real, and Nintendo surged in 2016.

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Hands-on with Sling TV DVR: A valuable work in progress

Sling TV DVR has some issues to work out in beta testing, but even now it's better than nothing.

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Google's biggest hits, misses, and WTF moments of 2016

From hardware wins like Google Pixel and Home to epic fails like the confusion over messaging apps, here are Google's biggest moments of 2016.

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The new Apple TV update is no friend to cord cutters

The Apple TV's new TV app to replace your home screen, but it's almost useless without a cable login.

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Samsung SmartThings Water Leak Sensor review: A cheap detector that leans on its ecosystem

The SmartThings Water Leak Sensor is short on useful features, but it's inexpensive and plays nicely with other devices and services.

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D-Link Wi-Fi Water Sensor review: Pray for a power source

The D-Link Wi-Fi Water Sensor's use of outlet power is a blessing and a curse.